Employer Spotlight: Kohl’s

KOHLSMost of us recognize the name, but you may not know that Kohl’s is one of the largest and fastest-growing retailers in the country. A family-focused, value-oriented specialty department store, Kohl’s offers quality merchandise from national and exclusive brands, such as Jennifer Lopez, Simply Vera Vera Wang, ELLE™, Food Network™, and FILA SPORT®.

Employees enjoy a workplace that is exciting and evolving. Kohl’s offers an environment where employees are able to set goals for development and build a career that fits their expectations. Read more to see why Kohl’s was selected by Businessweek as one of the best places to launch a career.

Involvement on Campus: 

“We are continuing to increase our involvement on campus at JMU and are already actively involved with the following: Career Fair, Marketing Association, Classroom Presentations (Professor Roeder and Guthrie), and branding through our mannequin display in the Career & Academic Planning Office in the Student Success Center.KOHLS_mans

Many students are unaware how fulfilling a career in Retail Management can be and we encourage you to come meet us on campus and learn more about the opportunity. If you are looking for an exciting career working with and leading large teams, this could be the job for you!”

-Tori Kirkpatrick, University Relations Recruiter

Opportunities for Students: 

Internship: The Store Management Internship Program is designed to give you the knowledge and experience needed to explore what an exciting career in retail management is all about. Our Training Program consists of the following: computer based training, hands-on sales floor training, executive development, and exposure to all areas of the store.

Manager in Training (Full Time): The Store Management Trainee (MIT) Program is the fast track to a career in retail. The training program is designed to give you the experience you need in overall store operations to prepare you for running your own multi-million dollar business. After the completion of the program you are placed as an Assistant Store Manager.

Be sure to check out Kohl’s on campus during our Spring 2016 Recruiting Season. You can also check out more opportunities HERE!


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