Posted on: August 21, 2020 | Job#: 336467

Undergrad Summer Internship - Store Development

Intern | Two Folsom, San Francisco, CA, US 94105


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About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us. 

About the role

Every summer, we invite talented rising seniors to join us for a challenging, hands-on experience in the retail industry. The ten-week Summer Intern Program is based in San Francisco.
The Summer Internship Program combines meaningful work experiences with exposure to different areas of our business to give interns a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge of the retail industry and determine whether they would like to pursue a career at Gap Inc. after graduation. As an intern, you will get to meet our senior executives and leaders in Store Development. You will work on impactful projects and you will have the opportunity to present to senior management. We invite you to participate in events, such as hanging out at a baseball game, happy hours, local excursions, volunteering in the community, etc.
Our Store Development Interns can work in many different areas store design and architecture, engineering, construction and facilities management etc.) and will assist in preparing business review presentations highlighting financial and operational performance to present to senior leaders. We are looking for candidates who have a strong self-starter attitude and are able to navigate through raw data. You will also work closely with other Store Development team members and partners to support, analyze and pilot various initiatives and projects. Through this experience you will gain familiarity with brand and corporate teams to develop skills necessary to effectively influence business and investment decisions.

What you'll do

  • Supported project management and construction of retail store remodels
  • Supported design and installation of HVAC replacement projects for retail stores
  • Performed quality assurance reviews of drawings and designs
  • Identified and summarized life-cycle cost savings ideas

Who you are

  • Undergraduate degree in progress with a concentration in design, architecture, engineering, construction management, facilities management accepting students that graduate in December 2021 and Spring 2022
  • Passion to work in the design, architecture, construction and facilities industry
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to build strong relationships
  • Experience or interest in learning to interpret design drawings
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and ability to learn technical applications and processes quickly
  • Ability to streamline processes & look for unique solutions to complex problems.
  • Strong intellectual curiosity & willingness to learn
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to understand or quickly grasp customer priorities and terminology
  • Self-starter attitude and able to navigate through raw data to identify a pattern
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Able to organize, prioritize and manage time

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.


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