Target Job in Anchorage, AK – Store Management Internship- Alaska (Current Students)

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As part of our collaborative, guest-obsessed team, you help us create an experience that makes guests say, \”I love Target!\” When you work at Target, you’re helping each family discover the joy of everyday life. You are working with a dedicated team that brings passion and pride to everything they do.

Leadership All About Stores

As an executive store intern, you’ll gain a realistic and valuable assessment of your executive team lead role over a defined period of time and across multiple areas of the business to drive guest experience and impact finances of your store, staff and operational performance. During our 8-week summer program, you will work closely with a mentor as you learn different areas of business and functions at our stores. You’ll spend your days leading and motivating a team, driving sales results, product merchandising and providing an exceptional guest experience. It will be your leadership that will guide your team to grow and achieve goals.


The Store Executive Intern role can provide you with the

At Target, we believe that our leaders have significant experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career.

  • Knowledge of customer service fundamentals and experience in building and managing a first-team customer culture inwhole store
  • Skills in customer engagement; problem solving and resolution
  • Knowledge of retail business fundamentals
  • Experience in defining and planning department(s) monthly/quarterly workload to support business priorities and managing a team to deliver sales and service goals
  • Experience in managing a team of hourly members, team leaders and creating business strategies and goals
  • Skills in recruitment, selection and management of talents from time team members and leaders


As a store executive intern, no two days are alike, but a typical day will likely include the following responsibilities

  • Deliver an exceptional guest experience by ensuring that team members have the knowledge and authority to do the right thing for guests
  • Provide new ideas and recommend solutions for business or business opportunities team
  • Take the initiative to learn to be a Target leader, seeking opportunities for growth and development; learn continuously throughout the internship experience
  • Commit to learning the expectations of Target leaders and use them to personally develop by asking questions and seeking feedback
  • Actively participate in internship program training activities, development opportunities and events.
  • Demonstrate willingness to take risks; step out of your comfort zone and take on new assignments
  • Partner with leaders on TM performance by teaching, coaching, training, and deliveringtimely performance feedback
  • Demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety, and compliance; lead the team to work the same way and hold others accountable for that commitment
  • Understand business reporting and guest insights to understand, troubleshoot, and track areas of opportunity. Work with store leaders every day to set goals and expectations
  • Understand all areas of the business to develop business acumen
  • Promote an inclusive and diverse approach to a safe and secure culture
  • Perform key roles and responsibilities by department through internship rotations, as trained.
  • All other functions based on business needs

What We Look For

We can be a great option if:

  • Working in a fun and energetic environment gets you excited… We work efficiently and as a team to serve our guests
  • Providing services to our guests that make them say “I LOVE TARGET! ” excites you… That’s why we love working at Target
  • Leading teams that are stocking, defining and selling Target products sounds like you… That’s the essence of what we do
  • You’re not looking for a job from Monday to Friday where you stay at the computer all day… We are busy all day (especially on weekends), making it easier for the guest to feel good Welcome, inspired and rewarded


But there are some skills you shouldhave from the beginning

The good news is that we have incredible training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be an Executive Store Intern.

  • Junior or Senior Class Position in Preferred Rise
  • Previous retail experience preferred but not required
  • Strong interest in working in retail
  • Leadership skills and team-oriented thinking
  • Learn and adapt to today’s technology needs
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Manage workload and prioritize tasks independently
  • Receptive and helpful attitude
  • Effective communication skills


We are an amazing place to work and take care of our teams, so we want to make sure we understand some more of the basics we expect

  • Access all areas of the building to answer questions from guests or staff members
  • Interpret instructions, reports and information
  • Handle cash register operations accurately
  • Go up and down stairs
  • Scan, handle and move goods efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving goods up to 15 pounds and occasionally moving goods up to £40
  • Flexible working hours (eg evenings, weekends and holidays) and regular attendance at work required

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodation ​​(likea qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request, as necessary to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and need assistance with this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or contact Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information. ”
Company: Target

Vacancy Type: Internship · Internship 

Job Location: Anchorage, AK

Application Deadline: N/A

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