Meijer Internship Program 2019

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You can find out about Meijer current internship recruitment and apply at Meijer the same time. You can review the application process for the internship program and get detailed information about the department you want to apply for. Catch a chance to make a difference in your career by doing an internship at the world’s largest department store company!

2017 Summer Internship Opportunity – Retail Store Operations

A career at Meijer is so much more than just a paycheck. Meijer was built on one family’s dream with the goal of helping people and now more than 80 years later that’s exactly what we’ve done and will always do. Today, Meijer is the 19th largest privately held company – with more than 70,000 team members across six Midwest states. As the pioneer of the “one-stop shopping” concept, Meijer values innovation and fresh ideas from each and every Team Member. Meijer also offers countless opportunities for professional career growth, personal enrichment and truly invests in your success. Whether you join one of our retail stores, distribution centers, or corporate offices, as a Meijer Team Member you become more than just an employee…you become a member of the family.

Our Retail Leadership Development Program will expose team members to a variety of retail leadership careers. Participants in this program at Meijer will receive a foundation of retail knowledge that, combined with a structured development plan, will position them for roles of increasing responsibility within Store Operations. The pace of progression is both accelerated and customizable to the development needs of the participant. Those with a desire to excel, demonstrating high leadership potential and a passion for the values that make Meijer successful, a Store Director position may be only 3-5 years away.

Participants begin the program responsible for area results, team member engagement and an exceptional customer experience. With experience and success in the team leader role, you will have the opportunity to take on a role leading multiple teams in one of four areas of the store. The Line Leader role is responsible for driving business results through multiple teams, leading area initiatives or changes and the coaching and development of their team. Time spent in the line leader role prepares participants to take a broader and more collaborative view of the store operation. With experience and success in this role, participants are eligible for selection into the Store Director Development Program to develop the knowledge, skills and leadership required to successfully lead a $40 – $100 M a year business with over 300 team members.

Team leadership at Meijer is a high-energy, hands-on job that drives results in team member engagement and exceptional customer experience. All team members work to put our customers first, we win with our team and hold a strong passion to compete. Our presence in this geography and our future growth plans provide numerous leadership opportunities to start your career and unlimited future growth for successful team member. Flexibility to relocate can provide additional opportunities grow your career with Meijer.


The Meijer Professional Retail Internship Program is an experiential education program designed for students currently enrolled in an Associates or Bachelor’s degree program, who are considering future careers in this exciting field.

  • Ability to work flexible shifts (primarily days) to gain exposure to the full operation of the store
  • Prior experience in Retail strongly preferred
  • Past leadership responsibilities in work or extracurricular activities strongly preferred
  • Passion for Retail and a desire to enter a career in store management
  • Drive for results – has focus on the bottom line
  • Customer focus – dedicated to meeting expectations of internal and external customers
  • Relationship Skills – can create positive working relationships with customers, team members, leadership, and other internal and external constituencies
  • Communication Skills – conveys the right information in writing and verbally

To apply, please visit and complete an application.