Thursday, April 29, 2010

Wal-Mart Internship

I am looking for candidates interested in Walmart's brand new Summer Retail Intern opportunities. I am attaching the Job Description and the Application (write to contact for application).

My stores are all in Southern/Southeastern Ohio (West Union, South Point, Jackson, New Boston, Waverly, Gallipolis, and Hillsboro) and in Eastern Cincinnati/Northern KY (to include Dry Ridge, Florence, Alexandria and Fort Wright). The Ohio South Region includes all stores from Columbus to the Ohio River - so, even if they are interested in stores outside of my markets, they can be considered by other markets.

Potential intern candidates need to complete the application and fax them to my office (fax: 740-594-3629). We will accept applications until May 20th only. Qualified candidates will be interviewed as part of our selection process. We are approved for no more than 2 interns per store. Internship dates are June 7th - August 13th. The intern pay rate is $12/hour.

Minimum Qualifications

    • Enrolled in a four-year university as a junior or senior
    • Maintain a GPA average of 3.0 or higher
    • Must be truly interested in a CAREER in the retail industry

Thank you!!!!

Tonya R. Helber, SPHR Market HR Manager
Markets 220 & 225
Southern/Southeastern Ohio and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Phone 740-594-3650 Fax 740-594-3629
Cell 740-590-2092
trhelbe@wal-mart.com

Walmart Stores, Inc.
Market Office
929 East State Street
Athens, OH 45701
Save money. Live better.

Walmart Stores Field Intern Job Description
Job Responsibilities
Below listed are the primary job responsibilities and functions for the field intern position. An
Associate in this position will be expected to perform additional job-related responsibilities and
duties throughout the facility as assigned and/or as necessary.
Learn Retail Operations
 Complete job shadow assignments in cross functional areas, including, but not limited to:
front-end operations, sales floor merchandising, human resources, back room / inventory
control, accounting/ back offices
 Engage in facility projects in cross functional areas, including, but not limited to: front-end
operations, sales floor merchandising, human resources, back room / inventory control,
accounting/back offices
Apply Knowledge of Retail Operations
 Identify gaps in current operational processes and procedures in cross functional areas,
including, but not limited to: front-end operations, sales floor merchandising, human
resources, back room / inventory control, accounting/ back offices
 Identify solutions to gaps identified in store operations
 Create plan to implement solution with quantifiable metrics
 Implement plan and monitor progress
 Communicate plan status and updates to store management team
 Present project summary and success report to Market team at close of internship
Key Characteristics
Below listed are important knowledge, skill and ability requirements of the field intern job function:
 Adaptability/Flexibility: The ability to change one’s management style or approach as a
result of unexpected circumstances or ambiguous work situations
 Analysis: The ability to systematically gather information from a variety of sources, analyze
information, identify implications of data, draw appropriate conclusions, generate viable
solutions to a question or problem, evaluate the consequences of choosing each alternative
 Cooperation: The ability to cooperate and work well with others to improve the facility’s
performance while acting as the Company’s representative
 Relationships: The ability to develop and maintain professional, trusting, positive working
relationships with supervisors, Associates and customers
 Diversity Awareness: The ability to willingness to respect and value the differences and
perceptions of different groups/individuals.
 Dependability: The ability and willingness to take ownership of work activities and manage
Associates to complete tasks accurately, efficiently, and in a timely manner.
 Drive: The ability and willingness to demonstrate eagerness, enthusiasm, optimism, and
passion when working
 Integrity: The ability and willingness to implement, uphold, and enforce ethical standards,
and implement and comply with all local, state, and federal laws and Company policies and
procedures.
 Professional Development: The ability and willingness to develop oneself professionally in
order to achieve a higher level within the Company.
Essential Functions
An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions of this position with or
without a reasonable accommodation.
 Observe and evaluate current operational processes and procedures.
 Identify opportunities within current operational processes and procedures.
 Consider relative costs and benefits of potential actions for maximizing efficiency,
effectiveness, and productivity.
 Contribute to an environment that respects and supports Associate opinions and input.
 Incorporate Associate participation into planning and decision-making.
 Monitor projects against a predetermined deadline and measure of quality.
 Implements strategies and action plans to promote customer retention, create opportunities
for sales growth, and exceed sales targets.
Entry Requirements
Qualifications for the job are listed below:
Minimum Qualifications
 Enrolled in a four-year university as a junior or senior
 Maintain a GPA average of 3.0 or higher



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