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Prepare for your retail career with the NRF Foundation.

Recruiter Chats

Join the NRF Foundation for conversations with retail recruiters to learn about their companies, opportunities and the interview process. Our recruiter chat panels consist of multiple companies to give you the opportunity to learn about a variety of roles.

RECRUITER CHAT SCHEDULE AND REGISTRATION
Macy’s, Inc., PetSmart, REI and Ross
TUESDAY, FEB. 1 AT 5 PM ET
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Kohl’s, Qurate Retail Group, American Eagle Outfitters, Inc.
and Tractor Supply Company
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 2 AT 5 PM ET
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Saks, Carter’s, BJ’s Wholesale Club and Meijer
THURSDAY, FEB. 3 AT 5 PM ET
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Gap, Amazon, Belk and Williams Sonoma
MONDAY, FEB. 7 AT 5 PM ET
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Target, CVS Health, DICK’S Sporting Goods and Burlington
TUESDAY, FEB. 8 AT 5 PM ET
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The TJX Companies, UNIQLO, The Home Depot and Walmart
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9 AT 5 PM ET
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Nordstrom, H-E-B, Lands’ End and Sephora
THURSDAY, FEB. 10 AT 5 PM ET
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NRF FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE MENTOR EXPERIENCE

Our signature NRF Foundation Executive Mentor Experience returns Feb. 16, 17, 23 and 24. During the virtual sessions, you’ll connect with top retail executives to learn how they built successful retail careers and get advice you can use as you get ready to go to work.

EXECUTIVE MENTOR EXPERIENCE SCHEDULE AND REGISTRATION
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 16
3:30 PM ET – 6 PM ET
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THURSDAY, FEB. 17
3:30 PM ET – 6 PM ET
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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 23
3:30 PM ET – 6 PM ET
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THURSDAY, FEB. 24
3:30 PM ET – 6 PM ET
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Past Events
VIRTUAL COACHING: Resumes & Interviews
Friday, Sept. 24, 12 p.m. ET - 2 p.m. ET

ONLINE — Build a better resume and get tips for being your best self in an interview in one-on-one sessions with retail recruiters.

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Resumes & Inverviews
Fall Career Fair
Friday, Oct. 8, 11 a.m. ET - 5 p.m. ET

ONLINE — Meet with recruiters, learn more about companies and explore available roles.

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Career Fair
Recruiter Chats

Top retailers are ready to talk to you about company culture, internship programs and full-time job opportunities they have to offer. These are unique chances for you to have direct conversations with the companies participating in the NRF Foundation Virtual Career Fair.

Recruiter Chat - Ross

Ross Recruiter Chat, Fall 2020

RECRUITER CHAT SCHEDULE AND REGISTRATION
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Monday, September 13, 5 p.m. EST
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Meijer
Tuesday, September 14, 5 p.m. EST
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PetSmart
Wednesday, September 15, 5 p.m. EST
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Amazon
Thursday, September 16, 5 p.m. EST
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Bath & Body Works
Friday, September 17, 5 p.m. EST
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Carter's
Monday, September 20, 5 p.m. EST
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The TJX Companies
Tuesday, September 21, 5 p.m. EST
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Dick's Sporting Goods
Wednesday, September 22, 5 p.m. EST
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H-E-B
Thursday, September 23, 5 p.m. EST
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Nordstrom
Friday, September 24, 5 p.m. EST
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Walmart
Monday, September 27, 5 p.m. EST
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Kohl's
Tuesday, September 28, 5 p.m. EST
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Target
Wednesday, September 29, 5 p.m. EST
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Ross
Thursday, September 30, 5 p.m. EST
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GAP
Friday, October 1, 5 p.m. EST
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Burlington
Monday, October 4, 5 p.m. EST
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Kohl's
Tuesday, October 5, 12 p.m. EST
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The Home Depot
Tuesday, October 5, 5 p.m. EST
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Tractor Supply
Wednesday, October 6, 5 p.m. EST
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Belk
Thursday, October 7, 5 p.m. EST
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CVS
Monday, October 11, 5 p.m. EST
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Amazon
Tuesday, October 12, 12 p.m. EST
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Wayfair
Tuesday, October 12, 5 p.m. EST
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Petsmart
Wednesday, October 13, 12 p.m. EST
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Macy's
Wednesday, October 13, 5 p.m. EST
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Saks
Thursday, October 14, 12 p.m. EST
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REI
Thursday, October 14, 5 p.m. EST
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Fostering Diverse Connections Event
Thursday, Oct. 21, 3:00 p.m. EST - 5:30 p.m. EST

Fostering Diverse Connections is a unique opportunity for diverse students and mentors to meet, network and build relationships. Students will participate in a dynamic professional development session with Halleemah Nash, Founder of Rosecrans Ventures, and mentors will share valuable insights on transitioning to the workforce, navigating the workplace and what diversity, equity and inclusion means to them.

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Retail Backstage
The Home Depot Campus Career Day
Wednesday, Oct. 20

Join The Home Depot for the first-ever THD Campus Career Day on Oct. 20. This event is your opportunity to hear insights from some of the company’s top leaders and learn more about our summer 2022 internship and entry-level opportunities. See below for a schedule of events to tune into throughout the day! Interested in registering? Text CCD to 52270 or click the registration button below to sign up! Registration closes on Oct. 19.

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The Home Depot Campus Career Day
Target Tuesday Series: Interview Tips & Tricks
Tuesday, Oct. 26

Join Target at our upcoming developmental series, Target Tuesdays. Learn how to ace your interviews as Target team members share interview tips and tricks, interview question examples and the STAR method. There will also be optional breakout rooms following the session to learn more about job openings at Target.

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Target Career Day
2021 NRF HOLIDAY RETAIL SALES FORECAST
Wednesday, OCT. 27, 1 P.M. EST

Get access to the same important insights that industry professionals rely on when you join us Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. EST for the National Retail Federation’s 2021 holiday sales forecast webinar. NRF Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz and NRF Senior Director for Industry and Consumer Insights Katherine Cullen will discuss consumer spending and shopping trends.

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Holiday Retail
CVS Health Retail Management Internship & Post-Grad Opportunities
Tuesday, Oct. 19
Tuesday, Nov. 2
Tuesday, Nov. 16
Tuesday, Nov. 30

Stop in to virtually connect one-on-one with a member of the CVS university relations team about retail management internship and post-graduation opportunities within CVS Health. The event will kick off with a brief overview of the programs that CVS offers and then connect you to a one-on-one video chat with a recruiter on the CVS Health team. Whether you are interested in summer internship opportunities in management and leadership, or are ready to explore post-graduation possibilities as a retail store manager, connect with the opportunities to kick-start your future career.

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CVS Career Day