SUMMER INTERNSHIPS AT HQ

Information + Resources | Function Overview | About Our Brands | Our Values

At Gap Inc. we know that exploration is essential to defining your true self. Our internships are designed for college students who are filled-to-the-brim with opportunity and are looking to gain experience prior to graduation. We welcome interns of all levels – undergraduate, MBA, Masters and PhD students.

Gap Inc. interns join us for 9-10 weeks starting in June and ending in August across our portfolio of brands – Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta – for a career-defining experience. As an intern, you’ll learn the ins and outs of one of the largest specialty retailers in the world, get access to industry leaders and receive practical knowledge that contribute to the bottom line. 

Life After Interning: Interns who meet the goals established by themselves and managers will receive a full-time employment offer to begin work upon completion of their degree. Open roles are primarily based in San Francisco with some opportunities in other offices across the country. Refer to each job posting for specific location information.

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INFORMATION + RESOURCES 

Get more information including timing, useful resources including a quick video info session and FAQs:

TIMELINE: APPLICATION TO ACCEPTANCE

Apply Online Convert your resume into a PDF (Save as Last Name, First Name, Resume). Recruiting will begin in Fall 2020 for internships beginning June 2021. 

There are typically 2-3 rounds of virtual interviews: ​

First Round: Behavioral, traditionally 30-minute interview with a recruiter.
Second Round: Interview with hiring manager.
Third Round: Optional Executive Interview.

Note: there may be project based interviews depending on function. We will give you a prompt and applicants will have 7 days to complete project. 

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

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MERCHANDISING

Work with partners across the business to bring our product to life. Our merchandising teams blend a huge range of skills, every day—everything from design, to analytical analysis, to trend forecasting, to storytelling—to drive our business through stellar product. You’ll get a chance to touch our product at many levels of its lifecycle, and learn the ins and outs of a key category in retail.
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FINANCE

Be a part of global business that’s focused on being at the forefront of financial practices and technology. Transparency, integrity, and innovation are at the core of what we do here, for our customers, our employees, and our stakeholders. Join a global finance team that’s making a difference in how we do business. 
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INVENTORY MANAGEMENT 

Learn from industry leaders and build skills in one of the most fundamental categories in retail by joining our Inventory Management team. You’ll get a chance to shape our product’s journey and make sure we’re bringing the right products to the right customers and the right place and time. You’ll work cross-functionally and learn what it takes to make our product sing in an ever-changing environment.
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STORE DEVELOPMENT

Get experience at the heart of our business by bringing our stores to life in communities around the world. Join our Store Development team to influence the business in partnership with our leaders to support, analyze and pilot projects for our stores. We’re looking for problem-solvers, analytical thinkers and self-starters who are able to effectively prioritize and organize multiple workstreams in a fast-paced environment. 
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SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

Get hands on experience and be part of the engine that drives innovative retail, e-commerce and global enterprise technology for our employees and iconic brands. Innovation sits at the core of everything we do. And we’re not here just to execute; we’re here to learn and grow. As a team, we’re making things happen in our stores, on our sites, in our offices, and in our communities to create amazing experiences for our customers.
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DATA & ANALYTICS 

Join our industry-leading analytics team that applies techniques from operations research and machine learning to drive business benefits for our global brands. You'll focus on creating analytical capabilities to support product operations including demand forecasting, inventory replenishment, inventory and supply chain optimization, pricing, product testing, product attributes, flexible inventory and supply chain initiatives. 
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GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN

Work with thousands of employees across the world to bring together the art and science of creating the right product, made with care, and delivered at the right time. Our Global Supply Chain team is  uniquely positioned to drive transformative change in the retail industry through both brand collaboration and mill partnerships with some of the best vendors in retail. We work diligently to create operational efficiency, bring value to the business, and are the true product engine for our entire portfolio of brands.
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DIGITAL

Our digital team is building next generation solutions that will transform the way our customers interact with our iconic, global brands. As an intern, you’ll impact the strategic direction of our portfolio, unlock the power of digital, and drive customer obsession for our global brands. 
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DESIGN

As a member of the design team, you'll draw on equal parts trend and inspiration to bring bold ideas to life, build collections that customers love and watch your work define fashion on millions of people around the world. The competitive program provides selected students with a unique learning experience by having interns work alongside experienced designers who share their knowledge and experience. Our design internship is reserved for rising seniors only.

Applications are currently closed. Check back in the fall for openings.

VIRTUAL RECRUITING EVENTS 

Get to know our brands, culture and the people who make up Gap Inc. 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: SEVERAL SEATS AT THE TABLE

We believe inclusion and opportunity are key to driving growth. Join us for a series of virtual events hosted by Gap Inc.’s employee-led Equality & Belong groups and University Recruiting to learn about our company culture, values and career opportunities within the RMP and Summer Internship Programs. 

Leading the Way: The Path to Corporate Retail

Join us for a panel featuring business partners from diverse backgrounds and unique career paths. They'll share what led them to pursue a career in retail and how they translated skills and knowledge from college to create successful careers.

Café con Leche: Latinx at Gap Inc.

We kicked off Latinx Heritage Month with a live panel followed by breakout room conversation and networking sessions with members from the Equality & Belonging employee group HOLA (Honoring our Latino Ancestry). HOLA members shared their career paths, why they love Gap Inc., advice they would give students interested in pursuing a career in retail, and what it is like to be Latinx at Gap Inc.

 


 

The Melanin Table: Conversations & Connections at Gap Inc.

Join members from the employee-led Equality & Belonging AANG (African American Networking Group) for an interactive panel followed by breakout conversations and networking sessions. AANG members share advice on what it’s like to be Black at Gap Inc., and how they’ve been able to build thriving careers.

 

RETAIL INDUSTRY IMMERSION SESSIONS 

This summer, we partnered with the National Retail Federation Foundation and other retailers in the industry to give students an over the retail industry. Learn more about the Gap Inc. brands, company culture and functions responsible for driving customers engagement & Business results through the Retail Industry Summer Experience.

Macro Trends in Retail Tech

Macro Trends in Retail Tech - Exploration of what the "next normal" will be for our customers and how the retail
industry can use technology to better meet customer needs.

Inclusive Design

Inclusive Design is the consideration of all our customers through product, marketing, and how we engage with our customers. This session will highlight some key employee-led initiatives focused on product inclusivity - including our Color Proud Council - and explore why it is important to our customers and how it affects health of our business.

Driving Financial Strategy

Driving Financial Strategy - Business leaders in Inventory Management and Finance will walk students through their careers as well as give advice on navigating the dynamic worlds and career paths in finance and planning.


ADDITIONAL RISE VIDEOS

GENERAL SESSIONS: GET TO KNOW US AND TIPS TO GROW YOUR CAREER

We know career choices are big life decisions and it is important for you to get to know a company inside and out! And, in this new virtual world that can be harder than ever to do, which is why we created a series of virtual events to help you learn more about Gap Inc.

Gap Inc. Knowing Your Customer in Today's World

Ever wonder why customers buy the things they do? Join us as we discuss how retailers (including us!) are innovating our products and changing the way we interact with our customers.

Gap Inc. Executives: Growing your Career at Gap Inc.

Join our panel of Business Leaders who have graduated from RMP + those who have been active in the program. You'll hear their perspectives on career growth, what drives success at Gap Inc. and innovate initiatives happening at our brands.

 

Dress for Success with Gap Inc.

Curious how to build a professional and stylish wardrobe on a budget? Wondering how to show your personal style while still remaining polished and comfortable? If you have asked yourself any of these questions, this event is the one for you! Hear from our merchants on how to build your professional wardrobe that let's your personal style shine. 

 

WHAT WE VALUE

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INCLUSION & BELONGING

An Open to All mindset drives every aspect of our business. When we include and respect people from all walks of life, we create a better, stronger company and a better, stronger world.
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EQUALITY & EMPOWERMENT

Equality is woven into the fabric of our culture because it’s the way the world should function. We are proud to be the first Fortune 500 company to announce equal pay for equal work.
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SUSTAINABILITY 

We believe that environmental issues are human rights issues. That’s why we’re integrating sustainability even deeper into each of our business practices, and are committed to reaching 100% renewable energy across our facilities by 2030.
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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

In 1969, Gap Inc. co-founders and equal partners Doris and Don Fisher started a company that has created countless opportunities – not just for Gap Inc. employees and partners, but for the communities where Gap Inc. does business.
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