Position title
Academy Sports + Outdoors Summer Internship 2024 For UnderGraduates
Description

Academy Sports + Outdoors is a leading sporting goods retailer that is currently offering an exciting internship opportunity in Jackson, Mississippi. The internship program is designed to provide students with practical experience in the retail industry and help them develop their skills and knowledge.

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Responsibilities

As an intern at Academy Sports + Outdoors in Jackson, you will have a range of responsibilities, including:

  1. Assisting with product research and development
  2. Conducting market research and analysis
  3. Assisting with inventory management and ordering supplies
  4. Supporting the planning and execution of store events
  5. Providing customer service support
  6. Assisting with the development of training materials
  7. Creating and maintaining reports for management
  8. Performing other duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications

To be considered for the Academy Sports + Outdoors internship in Jackson, candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  1. Currently enrolled in a college or university program
  2. Majoring in business, marketing, or a related field
  3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  4. Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  5. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  6. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  7. Willingness to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends.
Job Benefits

Interning at Academy Sports + Outdoors offers numerous benefits, including:

  1. Exposure to different departments within the company
  2. Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals
  3. Networking opportunities with industry professionals
  4. Opportunities for growth and career advancement within the company
  5. Competitive pay and benefits.
Experience

While previous experience in the retail industry is not required, candidates with the following experience are preferred:

  1. Business or marketing experience
  2. Experience with product development and design
  3. Experience with market research and analysis
  4. Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and other software programs
  5. Customer service experience.
Skills

In addition to experience, candidates should possess the following skills:

  1. Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  2. Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively
  3. Flexibility and adaptability in a fast-paced environment
  4. Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and report creation
  5. Creative thinking and innovation in product development and design.

In conclusion, the Academy Sports + Outdoors internship in Jackson is an excellent opportunity for students to gain practical experience in the retail industry. With a range of responsibilities, competitive pay, and numerous benefits, interns can expect to learn and grow both personally and professionally during their time at Academy Sports + Outdoors.

Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
6 months
Industry
Retail
Job Location
Jackson, MS, USA, Jackson, MS, 39056, USA
Working Hours
8
Base Salary
€10-€20 Per hour
Date posted
May 10, 2024
Valid through
April 8, 2024
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