Merchandising Development Program (Summer

The TJX Companies, Inc. - Framingham, MA3.8

Are you ready to explore the corporate side of retail? Then try TJX on for size. You’ll join a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide. At TJX, we are proud that, for 40 years, we have been providing amazing value to our customers, but the merchandise we sell is just part of our story. We believe our Associates bring our business to life, and we aim to support them by making TJX a terrific place to work. We are committed to leveraging the differences among our Associates, and believe that the diverse skills, experiences and background that they bring into the organization will help us continue to succeed.

Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and in the U.S.; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; TK Maxx in the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria and the Netherlands, as well as Homesense and in the U.K.; and TK Maxx in Australia. As a retailer committed to growth, success is always in style at TJX!

We are currently recruiting for talented individuals to join us in our Summer 2019 programs!

The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, ranking No. 85 among Fortune 500 companies. At the end of 2017, the Company had over $35 billion in revenues, more than 4,000 stores in 9 countries, 3 e-commerce sites, and approximately 249,000 Associates. We operate T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as and, in the United States; Winners, HomeSense and Marshalls in Canada; and T.K. Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands and Australia, as well as Homesense in the U.K. and Ireland and in the U.K.

We see ourselves as a global, off-price, value retailer and our mission is to deliver great value to our customers. Our great flexibility has enabled us to succeed through various economic and retail environments.

We are proud of everything we’ve achieved as a business but we are even more excited about the future and what it could mean for your career. If you want to become a business leader within Retail Merchandising andBuying, this is the program where your adventure begins.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?: This program is renowned in the industry for developing business leaders. Merchandising is the heart of our business and no other team impacts the bottom line more. Of course, our approach to Merchandising is unlike any other retailer, so we’ll make sure you have the right classroom and on the job training to give you a head start on a long-term career.

It begins with classroom and on the job training where you will get an inside view of the business and a better understanding of our off-price business model before you move into your first role as an Allocation Analyst within Merchandising Planning & Allocation. In this role, you will be assigned a specific product area and will be empowered to help drive sales by allocating the exciting mix of brands that our Buyers have purchased. You willdo this by analyzing sales trends and anticipating consumer buying patterns and product trends. You will conduct store visits to evaluate merchandise assortments as well as interact with all levels of management. Throughout, you’ll benefit from the mentorship and guidance of your own Development Partner during your training.

WHERE COULD IT TAKE YOU: Like our business, you could have the opportunity to experience quick growth. Our Corporate Office is located in Framingham, MA. We offer a structured career path that begins in Planning & Allocation and can lead into Buying and Executive Management. Our Buyers are global travelers, sourcing from over 100 countries to build relationships and negotiate with more than 20,000 vendors. Our Buyersare responsible for the amazing merchandise and exciting values found in our stores.


This program is for self-starters who already have the foundation of strategic and analytical thinking and are now ready to put them to use in the world of business. Specifically, we are looking for:

Graduating Seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above
A strong ability to work with numbers, analyze data and think critically
A genuine interest in retail, product and following trends
Students with an entrepreneurial spirit that want to drive for results
Excellent communicators who work well in teams
Students with proven leadership abilities and a strong work ethic
Problem solvers who can think creatively
Self-starters who can multi-task in a fast-paced environment
If you’re ready for the challenge, let your adventure begin at

What's In It For You?

TJX has campuses conveniently located off the Mass Pike and Route 495. With us, you'll not only enjoy working for an industry leader, but we also strive to provide a competitive salary and benefits package.

TJX considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. TJX also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Posting Notes: Framingham || MA

Nearest Major Market: Framingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston