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20 Questions
20 Questions
With Lisa Price

What inspired your brand? How can young entrepreneurs set themselves up for success? What advice has stuck with you? Carol’s Daughter President and Founder Lisa Price answers these questions and more during “20 Questions."

20 Questions
With Damon Jones

Join us for a question and answer session with P&G Chief Communications Officer Damon Jones. We’ve picked 20 Questions directly from you – and our guest answers them.

20 Questions
With Jalal Hamad

Join us for a question and answer session with The Home Depot Senior Director of In-Store Experience Jalal Hamad. We picked 20 Questions directly from you – and our guest answers them.

20 Questions
With Kristin Shane

PetSmart Senior Vice President of Merchandising Kristin Shane answers 20 Questions submitted by students.

The PRO File
The Pro File
Moving Up

What do retail experts talk about when they get together? Join us for The Pro File - an intimate conversation between people who’ve made a career of retail. On this episode, managers who are Moving Up - Stitch Fix Associate Production Manager Jason Crofton, L’Oreal Paris Assistant Vice President - Customer Team Lead Emily Espinosa, Qurate Retail Group Director of Social Media Strategy Naomi Jacobs and Amazon Process Engineer Nduta-Rosemary Mwaura - discuss how they’ve made it to where they are – and what comes next.

The Pro File
With Black-owned business leaders

Mented Co-Founder and COO Amanda Johnson, CURLS Founder and CEO Mahisha Dellinger and Me & the Bees Lemonade Founder Mikaila Ulmer share their insights on planning for growth, how to safely take risks and why aligning with a cause will help you build a strong team.

The Pro File
With Talia Watts

What do retail experts talk about when they get together? Join us for The Pro File - an intimate conversation between people who’ve made a career of retail. On this episode, recent graduates who are Getting Started at Target, Sephora, Meijer and NIKE have a real conversation - and real insights to share with you.

The List
Made possible by American Express
THE LIST

Every year at the NRF Foundation Honors, the NRF Foundation recognizes The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future, celebrating the dynamic individuals shaping the industry. American Express is proud to be a part of this program, and over the past six years, American Express has helped honor more than 125 extraordinary people from all corners of the retail world. We’ve reached out to these alumni and we’ve asked them to share their stories – and their advice - with you. In this episode, these leaders share what everyone gets wrong about retail, why they believe now is the perfect time to get into the industry, and what the future of retail really looks like. Retail is changing faster than ever, so here’s you chance to see how these leaders think about change – and drive it - on this episode of The List, made possible by American Express.

Made possible by American Express
THE LIST

Every year at the NRF Foundation Honors, we recognize The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future, celebrating the dynamic individuals shaping the industry. Over the past six years, we have honored more than 125 extraordinary people from all corners of the retail world. From how the coronavirus has impacted their families, to their work to feed their communities and take care of their employees, this episode of The List, made possible by American Express, is your chance to learn from the people shaping retail’s future.

Made possible by American Express
THE LIST

Every year at the NRF Foundation Honors, we recognize The List of People Shaping Retail’s Future, celebrating the dynamic individuals shaping the industry. Over the past six years, we have honored more than 125 extraordinary people from all corners of the retail world. From their first job to the advice they'd give their younger selves, this premiere episode of The List, made possible by American Express, is your chance to learn from the people shaping retail’s future.

Professional Development
Professional Development
Take Notes! with AJ Watson

Whether you are networking in person or virtually, taking notes to record key information equips you to do effective follow up. AJ Watson from FOCUS Training shares a simple approach to capturing information about your new contacts.

Professional Development
Leverage Your Headline with AJ Watson

Don't overlook the value of a descriptive headline on your LinkedIn profile! AJ Watson from FOCUS Training offers tips for drawing attention to your skill set with the LinkedIn headline.

Professional Development
Kohl's

As a Kohl's store executive with more than 25 years of experience, Michelle Banks has been through her fair share of change. While we continue to navigate an ever-changing retail landscape, as well as a global pandemic, resilience is more important than ever. Please join us for this professional development session where you will hear personal testimony about leading through change and what it means to be a resilient team member, and ultimately a leader.

Professional Development
Own Your Career with Anna Oakes

Join leadership and organizational expert, Anna Oakes, for “Own Your Career: Moving Your Career and Ideas Forward Without Breaking (Too Much) China. The session considers:

  • How to think and work like an INTRApreneur (seriously, why should ENTREpreneurs have all the fun?
  • The value to you (yes - what you want matters!)
  • The value to the organization (required)
  • Ways to use your time, talents, and voice for work that excites you and maximizes your impact to your organization (if you're going to work, you might as well make it awesome!)
Professional Development
Burlington

This Burlington Professional Development session focuses on career growth and ways that you can drive your own development. During the session we hone in different forms of feedback. Understanding your strengths and areas of opportunity will allow you as a professional to continue to advance and develop in your career. At Burlington our value proposition is “Grow With Us”, feedback is an integral part of Burlington’s culture to ensure that the lines of communication between associates and managers remain open and positive in order to encourage the development and growth of the associate. After this session, students will learn how to ask for feedback, be open to receiving feedback and understand the different methods of sharing feedback to help set you up for success with a strong start to your career.

Professional Development
AJ Watson

As the business world goes virtual and teams become more dispersed, your network becomes essential to a successful career. But for many of us, building a strong professional network can feel like an intimidating prospect. Executive Trainer at FOCUS AJ Watson equips you with a simple set of steps to make key connections, establish strong relationships, and leverage your network for success!

Professional Development
Branding Yourself in a Virtual World

Join Matt Meuleners for Branding Yourself in a Virtual World. Today’s hiring managers are seeing you through your LinkedIn profile or the eye of a webcam. It has never been more important to effectively manage your personal brand. How you show up in the eyes of potential employers, colleagues, and leaders can define your success. In this session students explore the keys to building a personal brand that stands out - and the tactics to present that brand in a virtual world.

NRF Learnings
Fall Wrap Up
Jeff Gennette

Macy’s Chairman and CEO and NRF Foundation Board Chair Jeff Gennette joins NRF Foundation Executive Director and Retail Gets Real Host Bill Thorne for our final fall session: a wide-ranging conversation looking back at this fall’s NRF Foundation All Access learnings – and what they see for the future for retail.

NRF Foundation
All Access Preview

NRF Foundation Executive Director and NRF Retail Gets Real podcast host Bill Thorne shares current industry trends, gives an overview of the diverse career paths available and previews what’s coming this fall on NRF Foundation All Access.

NRF Research
Retail Narrative and Trends

Join Katherine Cullen, Senior Director of Industry and Consumer Insights at the National Retail Federation as she explores COVID-19's impact on how and why we shop - and what the trends for the rest of 2020 look like.

Recruiter Chat
Ross
Recruiter Chat

Join Ross Stores, Inc. Buying Office recruiters to hear more about the company and the roles we offer!

Amazon
Recruiter Chat

Join Amazon Operations field recruiters for a chat to learn more about internship and full-time opportunities across the country. Open positions include: Operations Management (internships and full-time), Human Resources (internships) and Workplace Safety (internships).

DICK's
Recruiter Chat

We are excited to be recruiting for our 2021 Summer Internship Program in partnership with NRF! Join us to learn about our Merchandising or Software Engineering opportunities located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Belk
Recruiter Chat

Join Belk recruiters Lexi Gaertner and Kayla Lively to lean about Belk’s changing ecommerce and merchandising climate along with all our undergraduate programs. We will share information about our Retail Development Program, Summer Internship Program, Sophomore Spree, and a new Freshman Diversity Event! Entry level roles and internships will be available in Accounting, Finance, Merchandising and Planning in our Home Office located in Charlotte, NC.

Meijer
Recruiter Chat

Listen in as Meijer recruiters share details about their internship program and entry level roles in merchandising, store leadership, supply chain and IT.

Burlington
Recruiter Chat

Listen in as Ja’Nelle Harmon and Maria Sgroi, Burlington recruiters, share insights about their internship and entry-level roles in merchandising.

PetSmart
Recruiter Chat

Listen in as the PetSmart recruiting team shares details and insights about internship and full-time opportunities across the business. Areas of opportunity include, Merchandising, Customer Experience, Supply Chain, IT and more!

Kohl's
Recruiter Chat

Listen in as the Kohl's Early Talent Team shares details about their internship opportunities in Buying, Product Development, Art & Design, Marketing, Technology, Store Management, and more! Hear directly from recruiters, Mel Smith, Jake Schaller, Jack Lindenberg, and Brittany Rhoa on how to make a great first impression, ace an interview, and ultimately become successful in your role.

Macy's
Recruiter Chat

Macy’s recruiters lead a session focused on their internship and entry-level roles in merchandising, supply chain, marketing, digital, store management & tech.

The Future of Retail - Powered by Technology
Women in Technology Panel
The Future of Retail - Powered by Technology

Join Target Senior Engineering Manager Nidhi Sen, Kohl's Chief Information Security Officer and VP Becky Janutis and Meijer Vice President of Customer and Digital Technology Kristen Williams for our Women in Technology panel.

PetSmart
The Future of Retail - Powered by Technology

Engineering in the ever-changing world of retail: how PetSmart stood up curbside pickup in response to the pandemic.

Backstage & Tours
Böhme
Böhme Backstage

Böhme was founded by Vivien and Fernanda Böhme, sisters from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2006 at 23 and 24 years old. Böhme is led by Vivien’s mind for business as CEO and Fernanda’s eye for design as Creative Director. Today, the brand has store locations across the western United States and employs over 200 women. Join Vivien and Fernanda for a tour of one of their stores and an honest conversation on starting a business, running both an e-commerce and brick and mortar presence and everything in between.

Amazon
Virtually tour an Amazon Fulfillment Center

While in-person tours of Amazon Fulfillment Centers are paused, their FC Tours team is bringing the tour to you virtually. See what happens behind the scenes when you shop on Amazon. Start your video tour now.

DICK'S Sporting Goods
Tour the Office

Step inside DICK'S Sporting Goods Customer Support Center located just outside Pittsburgh, PA. Home to our ~2500 corporate teammates, the office boasts every amenity a sports lover could ask for. See for yourself.

Training and Tips
Ross
How to Prepare Yourself for the Interview

Hear from a Ross Stores, Inc. College Recruiter about tips and tricks on how to prepare for interviews, an overview of different types of interviews, and ways to market yourself to get your dream job.

FOCUS Training
Don't Wing It

Matt Meuleners, Managing Partner at FOCUS Training, offers best practices for preparing to interview in a virtual setting or participate in a virtual job fair. This video expands on the Branding Yourself in a Virtual World session presented as part of the NRF Foundation's All-Access Program.

FOCUS Training
Connect Your Resume

Matt Meuleners, Managing Partner at FOCUS Training, shares tips for connecting the experience and skills described on your resume to the conversation in a job interview. This video expands on the Branding Yourself in a Virtual World session presented as part of the NRF Foundation's All-Access Program.

Target
The Self Recovery Plan

Join Laysha Ward, Chief External Engagement Officer at Target, as she takes you through her experiences on numerous pandemic task forces and committees that led her to create a Personal Recovery Plan, to help individuals on the path to a new normal, whatever that may be.  Click here to download the workbook to complete your own Personal Recovery Plan.

Kohl's
Kohl's Diversity and Inclusion

Missed it live? Tune in here for a session to discuss Kohl's Diversity and Inclusion journey and the importance of being able to bring your whole self to work. You will hear more about our company's mission as well as more from our Business Resource Groups. Our ultimate goal is to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace that allows our associates the freedom to express their ideas and values.

Kohl's
Personal Branding + Interviewing 101

There is so much that goes into a successful interview or networking experience. It can be challenging to make sure you show up professionally while still allowing your unique personality to shine through. Join us to learn more about how to build your personal brand while staying true to your authentic self in a professional environment. We'll also cover important tips and tricks for rocking your next interview!

Amazon University
Ace Your Interview

Get tips on how to ace your interview from Amazon University Operations Recruiter Jessica Fuqua.

Internships and Information
Ross
Ross Stores, Inc. Q & A with Former Interns!

Hear highlights about our summer internship program, what buyers and planners do, and why our former interns chose Ross as the place to grow their careers.

Meijer
Meijer Summer Internships

At Meijer, we offer a comprehensive 12-week internship program that challenges interns to deliver innovative solutions to real business projects that will impact the business. Hear from our past interns on how they were able grow as professionals while also leaving their mark on the business during their time at Meijer.

Meijer
What’s it like to work at Meijer?

Meijer, it's not just a brand name, it’s a family name. Founded by Hendrik and Gezina Meijer and their children in 1934, and still family owned today, we treat our Team Members like family. We cultivate a culture where team members offer a helping hand while having a great time at work. When you join our family, you join a group of individuals who come together and create a one-of-a-kind experience.

Belk
Digital Merchandise Assistant – Roles & Responsibilities

Ecommerce is an up and coming department in many retail organizations. Our eCommerce organization oversees all the product that is placed online, and the overall experience a customer has with Belk.com or the Belk App, and any online exclusive product or deals. We’ve put together a video to showcase one of the entry level roles in the department, the Digital Merchandising Assistant (DMA). Click on the link to see the main responsibilities our DMAs have, and how they impact the organization.

DICK'S Sporting Goods
Change is Coming

Today, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, DICK'S Sporting Goods is a leading omnichannel sporting goods retailer offering an extensive assortment of authentic, high-quality sports equipment, apparel, footwear and accessories. The Company operates more than 720 DICK'S Sporting Goods locations across the United States, serving and inspiring athletes and outdoor enthusiasts to achieve their personal best through a blend of dedicated teammates, in-store services and unique specialty shop-in-shops dedicated to Team Sports, Athletic Apparel, Golf, Lodge/Outdoor, Fitness and Footwear.

DICK'S Sporting Goods
2019 Corporate Internship

DICK's highlights their largest intern class who spent 11 weeks with the company this past summer, making tangible impacts to the business and having fun while doing it.