Retail Management Internship Program
FOLLETT HIGHER EDUCATION GROUP - OAK BROOK - Oak Brook, IL

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Business Unit: Higher Education Group Location: ILLINOIS (OAK BROOK) Requisition Number: fheg-00007120 Job Type: Intern Business Unit Profile: Follett Higher Education We help institutions, administrators, faculty and students achieve a shared goal: to fully realize the powerful benefits of higher education. . From a small community college to a large state university system, from the heartland to the inner city, from the East Coast to the West, across Canada and the United States, the needs and requirements of institutions of higher learning are as individual as the students they teach. We are the nation's largest operator of college bookstores, generating more than $2.0 billion in annual sales at more than 830 locations.

We also are the industry's premier wholesale book distributor-a leader in helping students manage the increasing cost of a college education. Whether it's a brand-new sweatshirt with a college logo or a used calculus textbook, Follett has always been the place to go. And as more and more shoppers go online, Follett is there as well-efollett.com is now one of the largest online retailers on the Internet. Please visit our website to learn more at www.fheg.follett.com Responsibilities: The retail management internship is a 10-week program that will teach the basics of the college bookstore industry and the fundamentals of retailing.

Under the direction of experienced personnel, will perform duties in an assigned bookstore location. Selected student should be currently enrolled in the school where the bookstore operates. Specific Responsibilities: Participate in all projects and activities as assigned. Provide outstanding customer service to internal and external customers.

Work effectively in a team environment while demonstrating the ability to work independently. Prepare and present a defined special project to all levels of management. Qualifications: Must be currently enrolled at a college or university where the bookstore operates Junior or senior standing, currently enrolled at the above mentioned university GPA of 3.0/4.0 or above All majors are welcome to apply; business related curriculum is preferred. Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to identify and solve problems Strong computer proficiencies in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point with the ability to efficiently learn new technologies Excellent customer service acumen Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment Superior verbal and written communication skills Ability to work as part of a team and independently Previous retail experience preferred but not required

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