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NRF 2020 Retail's Big Show

See Yourself Here

Envision yourself with a flexible, collaborative
retail career in supply chain, data science, marketing, technology, finance, engineering and design—to
name just a few.

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Your Career Starts Here.

The NRF Foundation Student Program in New York City gives college students a unique opportunity to launch their future in retail. Industry executives in marketing, entrepreneurship, supply chain, technology and more will share their success stories and what they learned along the way. Explore various careers paths in the retail industry, meet with recruiters from your favorite brands and start to achieve the vision for your career. 

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Fast Facts

  • 1k+
    College Students
  • 100+
    Schools
  • 25+
    Hiring Retail Companies
  • 140+
    Job Opportunities

Your Career Starts Here.

The NRF Foundation Student Program in New York City is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get real-world career advice that will help you set and achieve the vision for your career! Learn from business executives in marketing, entrepreneurship, supply chain, technology and corporate social responsibility through engaging and thought provoking sessions.

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Get a new perspective by hearing theirs.

Below is a sample of speakers who you'll hear from at the NRF Foundation Student Program 2020.

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Why attend the Student Program

Meet Visionary Leaders

The Student Program gathers top retail executives and business leaders to inform, inspire and help transform your career.

Hear Visionary Ideas

Hear from the industry's revolutionary and intriguing leaders who are shattering the status quo, driving innovation and achieving success.

Make Visionary Partnerships

It’s not just what you know, but sometimes who you know. Connect with our ambitious students and hiring managers from some of the most exciting retail brands.

Leave
with a
Vision

You’ll leave the Student Program with more than just notes! Get tangible takeaways to start your career.

  • Meet Visionary Leaders

    The Student Program gathers top retail executives and business leaders to inform, inspire and help transform your career.

  • Hear Visionary Ideas

    Hear from the industry's revolutionary and intriguing leaders who are shattering the status quo, driving innovation and achieving success.

  • Make Visionary Partnerships

    It’s not just what you know, but sometimes who you know. Connect with our ambitious students and hiring managers from some of the most exciting retail brands.

  • Leave
    with a
    Vision

    You’ll leave the Student Program with more than just notes! Get tangible takeaways to start your career.

Jan 9-12, 2019
Marriott Marquis, NYC

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The Student Program Experience

 
 
 

See how a career in retail will challenge you to solve complex business problems for some of the most exciting and innovative companies in the world.

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Emily Chang

Most recently, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Starbucks

Featured Speaker

During her time at Starbucks, Emily helped open the first Starbucks Roastery outside of Seattle, tripled digital tender, managed the commercial side of Starbucks’ largest merger, and launched the brand’s delivery program. Learn how meaningful decisions paved the way for her success during her session.

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Emily Chang

Most recently, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Starbucks

 

Last Year's Event

Educator Experiences

As an educator, you have the power to give your students an opportunity to attend an event that will have a lasting impact on their careers. See what other educators are saying about the NRF Foundation Student Program.

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