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Nordstrom Retail Management Internship

Nordstrom is seeking talented summer interns who possess high levels of curiosity to join our Nordstrom team. Successful Retail Interns will also have the opportunity to join Nordstrom full-time with career advancement opportunities across Nordstrom and Nordstrom Rack.

Nordstrom is a speciality retailer offering the very best of what’s next in fashion since 1901. As a Retail Management Intern at Nordstrom, you will gain firsthand experience as a fashion sales expert, critical leadership skills, and most importantly, learn the Nordstrom experience through the eyes of our customers.
Our Summer 2023 Interns will work across Nordstrom, Nordstrom Rack, and Nordstrom Local (where applicable) to gain a full understanding of our Nordstrom market experience.
A day in the life…
  • Embody and support Nordstrom’s core values by bringing your authentic self to work. Embrace diversity while actively contributing to a welcoming and inclusive environment.
  • Gain experience leading and driving a business through goal setting, team building, merchandising, and exceptional customer service.
  • As an intern, your time will be spent gaining cross-functional experience in sales, operations, and services that differentiate us from the market.
  • Consistently meet department, store, and individual productivity goals by building relationships with customers and employees, using Nordstrom tools to track your productivity, and actively contributing to a productive store environment.
  • You will learn cross-functional division-specific standards which include divisional key performance metrics.
  • Actively network within the market connecting with top sellers, leaders, from both sales and support, regional leadership, and fellow interns.
  • Engage and actively participate in all learning sessions during your internship program.

You own this if you…

  • Are an active university or college student or a current Nordstrom employee interested in broadening your understanding of leadership at Nordstrom, enrolled in an accredited institution graduating with an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Retail Management, Merchandising, Business, or a related field in 2022,2023 or 2024.
  • Have a passion and drive for fashion, business, and service.
  • Are eager to advance your career with a fashion retailer with a reputation for legendary customer service.
  • Can quickly establish rapport, assess opportunities, and are solution oriented.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication.
  • Thrive in a team environment, results-driven, and self-motivated.
  • Can commit to a full-time schedule and have the flexibility to work based on changing needs of the business.

What’s next? We’re glad you asked…

The summer retail internship is a 10-week program and will take place from June 12th through August 18th, 2023. Interviews will be taking place in February and early to mid-March 2023. We plan on making our hiring decisions no later than April 2023. This program does not offer course credit or relocation funds.

A few more important points…

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities, and qualifications for this job.

At this time, Nordstrom cannot provide sponsorship now or in the future for this role. This includes interested parties who currently hold an F-1, H-1, TN, J-1, OPT, or CPT visa.

Below is information about our benefits, which will be available if the eligibility criteria is met.

We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

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  • Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources

A few more important points…

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance or accommodation should contact the nearest Nordstrom location, which can be identified at

Pay Range Details
The pay range(s) below are provided in compliance with state-specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.California: $20.70 – $24.45 hourly, Colorado: $21.90 – $22.85 hourly, New York: $20.90 – $21.75 hourly, Washington: $23.60 – $24.60 hourly
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