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What You'll Learn

Envision yourself
at the top

Retail offers diverse, impactful careers that challenge you to drive the next wave of innovation at some of the most exciting brands in the country. The NRF Foundation Student Program helps you set the vision for your career where you’ll thrive and make an impact.

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A career in retail puts you on the front lines solving complex business problems for some of the most innovative brands in the world. At the Student Program, you’ll hear how you can have a successful career in the following areas:

Marketing and Strategy

Convince the customer to buy in, or out of store.

Supply Chain and Fulfillment

Meet the customer online or out in the world.

Technology and Innovation

Tech companies aren’t the only ones with great tech careers – retail giants are tech giants.


Brick-and-mortar or online? Either way, starting a new business is hard work.

Data and Analytics

Turn data into dollars and use analytics to make big decisions.

Merchandising and Buying

Shop for the customer’s shopping needs.