Internships & Entry-Level Programs

Whether you’re just embarking on your career path or starting a whole new chapter, our belief stays the same: work somewhere where you can care, grow and win together as a team. Check out the internships and entry-level programs we have available to grow your career at Target. 

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Explore available Internships

Join #TeamTarget during summer for one of our full-time internships, most spanning 8 to 10 weeks from June to August. Applications open the preceding fall for each summer internship and stay open until programs are at capacity.

Software Engineering Internship 

Code alongside the brightest technical minds in retail to develop, build and test new tools that shape a world class shopping experience for our guests and transform the future of retail.  

Associate Buyer Internship 

Activate your passion for merchandise to learn the art and science behind creating an unparalleled shopping experience for our guests — sharpen your assortment analysis instinct and ability to foster relationships with the largest vendors in the world.

Operations Manager Internship 

Cultivate the leadership skills necessary to lead, motivate and influence a team or department to solve global management challenges and increase Target’s supply chain efficiency.   

Store Executive Team Leader Internship 

Gain a valuable preview of how to be a leader in our stores while also getting insight into how to drive guest experience and impact your store’s financial, team and operational performance. 

Financial Analyst Development Internship 

Be an integral partner in implementing strategies that result in Target’s unparalleled shopping experience, formulating analyses and recommendations in sales, operations and beyond. 

Inventory Analyst Internship 

Assess how we work to deliver products to our guests anytime and anywhere while gaining valuable insights on negotiating and maintaining business relationships with our vendor partners around the world. 

Marketing Associate Internship 

Spark your creative juices — go behind-the-scenes to learn how our brand experience comes to life through compelling campaigns developed across Target’s Creative Studio, Merchandising teams, external agencies, media outlets and more.

Space & Presentation Business Partner Internship 

Elevate how we present and deliver products to our guests at shelf by enhancing your financial, analytical and communication skills. Partner cross-functionally to create an impact on our guests’ in-store experience through a combination of physical space data and financials.

Assets Protection Internship

Protect Target’s team members and guests by contributing to a safe and secure culture. Investigate and resolve theft issues, respond to crisis events and raise overall security awareness.

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Explore Graduate Programs & Internships

Accelerate your career advancement by joining one of our multi-year, full-time professional development programs or 10-week internships geared toward training retail’s best for roles at Target.

Target Arrows Supply Chain Leadership Development Program (MBA/graduate program)

Become a future supply chain leader through this full-time, three-part rotational program that guides you through solving complex problems and designing new and innovative solutions to transform Target’s global supply chain and logistics. Through hands-on experience, presentations and customized development, improve your end-to-end knowledge in all areas of supply chain, logistics and operations, while building an extensive internal network.

Target Arrows Supply Chain Internship

Join our 10-week internship experience within our distribution center network to cultivate the leadership skills necessary to lead, motivate and influence a team. Work on a strategic project working to solve a global management challenges and increase Target’s supply chain efficiency.

Finance Leadership Development Program (MBA/graduate program) 

Master the finance vertical by leveraging an opportunity to grasp the inner workings of Target’s business as a member of two finance teams with intense exposure to various business units. Within this three-year accelerated program, you will receive exclusive leadership development training and act as a senior manager and business partner for internal clients such as Merchandising, Stores, Advertising, Supply Chain, Property Development and Technology Services.

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Finance Leadership Development Program Internship

Map the path to profitability by crunching the numbers. Immerse yourself in our 10-week internship program to enhance your presentation delivery skills as you collaborate with various internal partners across the enterprise to transform data into actions.

Available Entry-Level roles

Looking for a new job or interested in making a career pivot at Target? Explore some of our full-time entry-level roles to take the next step in your professional journey. 

Operations Manager (Supply Chain) 

Execute efficient operational plans to get products quickly to guests from our supply chain facilities — a critical differentiator and one of the most essential functions within Logistics. Influence fellow team members with a focus on safety, problem-solving and teamwork. 

Store Executive Team Leader

Lead and manage a key business area within a Target store, and learn how to run a profitable growth-oriented business. Create store-specific business strategies while leading through and developing your team into a guest-centric sales force.

Store Executive Team Leader — Assets Protection 

Cultivate a safe and secure environment for our team members and guests at a leadership level within Target stores. Meet financial goals of shortage and profitability by leading a physical security and safety culture and responding to crisis events, investigating and resolving theft, creating awareness and educating team members on operational shortage priorities. 

Space & Presentation Business Partner

Combine physical store space data with financials to create recommendations for creating a better store experience for our guests while maximizing sales. Drive both business profits and joyful shopping with nimble analysis and reporting.


Financial Analyst Development Program  

Leverage financial knowledge across sales, operations and beyond to deliver critical retail insights at one of the biggest retail companies in the world. Sharpen business strategies and decision-making with a data-first approach to analysis.

Inventory Analyst

Impact the bottom line by applying financial, analytical and communication skills to deliver products to guests anytime and anywhere. Master the art and science of negotiation and partnership management with the largest vendors in the retail.

Technology Leadership Program — Engineer

Code our future by building technology that impacts our guests and team members. Develop new supply chain and inventory software, upgrade our digital platforms across desktop and mobile or enhance our cyber security systems with cutting edge features in this one-year program.

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Interested in what other opportunities Target has to offer?

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Women in Technology Symposium  

This multi-day event focuses on empowerment, professional development, and celebrating aspiring women in technology. Attendees will engage in job shadows with Target engineers, tech talks led by Target tech leaders, a hackathon, career workshops, and more! Attendees will also have the opportunity to interview for Target’s Summer internship program. 

Diversity Leadership Symposium 

The multi-day event focuses on diversity and inclusion, development, the retail industry, and internship opportunities at Target. Attendees engage in professional development activities, learn about Target and network with the team, and interview for intern opportunities (for the summer the following year) within a specific profile of their choosing: Merchandising, Marketing, Technology, Finance, Stores, Chain/Headquarters or Supply Chain/Facilities. 

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Meet Courtney

Assets Protection Operations Manager, Supply Chain

"My favorite part about being an intern at Target was how hands on this experience was. Throughout my internship I was able to learn processes by doing them firsthand and seeing how they work, which helped me to understand the business and how everything works."

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Meet Rithika

Inventory Analyst, Food & Beverage

"The biggest thing that excited me about coming back to Target after being an intern was Target's culture. Target takes pride and value in hiring team members that have unique perspectives and diverse voices and encourages their employees to bring their authentic selves to work. This stood out to me because I knew that I wouldn't have to change who I am or my values to work at this company and I could just simply be myself. The one team mentality played a big role during my internship, the team was super collaborative, and they did a wonderful job uplifting each other and recognizing each other. This brought a lot of joy and excitement to my day-to-day as an intern."

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Meet Omesh

Stores Executive Intern, Stores

"Target's internship program gives you the chance to work on real projects with tangible impacts. Interns are entrusted with responsibilities that contribute to the company's ongoing initiatives allowing us to gain valuable hands-on experience and make a difference in business. And overall, the most unique thing is being able to enjoy a fun and inclusive culture."

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