Thursday, October 14, 2010

Lands' End Internship

About Us:

Lands’ End is a leading international brand and multi-channel retailer of classically inspired clothing and home products as well as school uniforms and top-quality logo apparel for business consumers. With over 40 years of experience, Lands’ End is world renowned for superior customer service and is recognized as an innovator in the industry.

Incorporated in 1963 and publicly traded for 15 years, Lands’ End, Inc. became a wholly owned subsidiary of Sears, Roebuck and Co. in 2002. In 2005, Lands’ End became a proud member of Sears Holdings Corporation in a merger between Sears and Kmart. Today, in addition to offering products on the Internet and through catalogs, Lands’ end also has nearly 300 LE Shops at Sears.

Our environment is customer focused and innovative. When you join Lands’ End, you will join over 5,000 talented individuals who are leaders, critical thinkers, accountable, curious, flexible, and results-minded – all driving toward the same goal – to motivate customers and drive sales through multiple channels.


Our 12 week Summer Internship Program is held at the Lands’ End corporate headquarters in Dodgeville, WI. Dodgeville is a community of about 4,000 that offers charming restored buildings with plenty of stores, specialty shops, restaurants and professional services. Nearby Governor Dodge State Park is Wisconsin’s largest with over 5,000 scenic acres, two lakes, and a waterfall.

In contrast, located just 45 minutes from Dodgeville is Madison. Madison is a progressive, cosmopolitan city of 200,000 and home to the prestigious University of Wisconsin as well as the state capital. With four lakes and over 200 parks, it is one of the nation’s most scenic cities. Popular events in Madison include the Farmer’s Market, Blues Fest, the Taste of Madison, and Concerts on the Square. Madison is also consistently ranked as one of the nation’s safest and best cities in which to live, work, play and raise a family.

Lands’ End Internship Program Overview:

As a 2010 Lands’ End intern, you’ll join a diverse group of individuals from a variety of schools and areas of study for the 12 week Summer program. Some highlights of our summer internship program include:

  • Competitive internship salary
  • Relocation assistance
  • Career-building workshops
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Team-building activities
  • Leadership and cross functional learning opportunities
  • Free access to a 10,000 square foot onsite fitness facility
  • Merchandise discounts at Lands’ End and Sears.

Divisions offering Undergraduate Internship Opportunities:

  • Financial Analysis
  • Retail Operations
  • Merchandising
  • Apparel Design
  • Planning
  • Technical Design
  • Web – Graphic Design & UX Design
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations
  • Facilities/Engineering
  • Employee Services/Recruitment - 6 month commitment

Graduate Internships Overview:

As a growing retailer, Lands’ End is continuously employing new business strategies to meet and exceed the desires of customers. As a Graduate level intern, you will not only lead practical business projects with measurable deliverables, building a business case that includes identifying opportunities, researching best practices and benchmarking, performing market analysis, and developing market strategies, you will also make recommendations and present your findings to senior leadership. You will work alongside many of our top leaders on projects and initiatives key to our business success. In addition, you will analyze current processes and make recommendations to find greater efficiencies. Your work will have a lasting impact on the future success of our business.

Successful Graduate interns possess the following qualities:

  • Pursuing a graduate degree and have 2 years experience in a related field.
  • Strong leadership skills, a relationship-builder with demonstrated project management skills
  • Experienced in developing presentations and summarizing findings.
  • Able to develop financial models.

Divisions offering Graduate Internship Opportunities:

  • Finance
  • Marketing – Campaign Team
  • Marketing – B2B Sales
  • IS-Business Intelligence
  • Sourcing/Transportation

How to Apply:

Email your cover letter and resume to Please state specifically which area you are interested in pursuing for your internship and why.

Posted by Stephanie Coronado

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