Monday, October 24, 2011

Urban Outfitters SUMMER 2012 Internships (PA)

Spring/Summer 2012 Internships

Urban Outfitters jobs
Are you a college student interested in an internship in Philly with URBN Inc. (Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain, or BHLDN) next summer? Now is your chance! We are currently accepting applications to receive an invitation for the URBN Internship Recruiting Day that will take place in early January 2012.
Students must submit their resume along with a cover letter that answers the questions below. In addition, all candidates will need to present an inspiration board via e-mail (8.5 x 11 pdf) that demonstrates their understanding of their chosen brand. We ask that you be creative with the inspiration board, there are no major guidelines. We want to know what inspires you whether it is magazine tears, pictures, descriptive words, etc. Be creative and HAVE FUN with it. Resume, cover letter, and inspiration board should be submitted in 1 PDF. Designers should also submit work samples, and anything additional that makes your application more compelling is welcomed (please just keep in mind the 1 PDF guideline).
Send submissions to: yournamehere@urbn.comby December 2nd. (Yes, that's the actual address!)
Cover letter must include answers to the following questions in order to be considered:
  • Why choose URBN for your internship?
  • Which brand do you identify most with (Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie, Free People, Terrain, or BHLDN) and why?
  • For the brand you chose, what are three other places our customer would go for inspiration (other than our stores) and why?
  • What type of internship are you interested in (Design, Buying, Technical Design, Product Development/Production, Planning, Stylist, Photography, Operations, PR*, Merchandising, IT)? Scroll down below for brief descriptions on each.
  • Are you able to receive school credit over the 2012 summer session?
Applications will not be considered without an inspiration board, and work samples (if appropriate).
If you are selected for an interview, we'll notify you on or about December 10th with the details for our Internship Recruiting Day. If you are unable to attend our recruiting day, we will try to accommodate you at another time, but cannot guarantee it. You MUST be selected for an interview in order to attend the recruiting day " if you aren't on the list, you won't get to interview with us. Sorry, no exceptions.
Internship Descriptions
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The Design intern will assist in the development of product including:
  • Helping with the organization of samples and trims
  • Setting up and maintaining design books
  • Working with overseas factory shipments
The Buying intern will be responsible for:
  • Attending Open to Buy, Styleouts, Design Flow, and Finalizations
  • Purchase order management, including PO entry
  • Sample management - maintain samples (on order and in-store)
Technical Design interns will:
  • Measure samples and input to Web PDM
  • Update tech manuals and sew basic styles as directed
  • Collect patterns, mockups, samples and paperwork for packages
Task Master
Product Development/ Production intern responsibilities include:
  • Tracking of garments with overseas factories
  • Production sample management
  • Acting as liaison between buyers and vendors on purchase orders
The Retail Planning intern (for web and catalog) will:
  • Analyze inventory and reporting
  • Create styles
  • Issue purchase orders and manage revisions
The Stylist intern responsibilities include:
  • Styling on photo sets
  • Logging product and cataloging items
  • Product prep and clean up
Photo Studio interns will:
  • Take photography at shoots
  • Set up and breakdown of photo sets
  • Digital Technology
Store Operations interns will:
  • Support new the store openings pre-planning process
  • Provide administrative support for current store operations projects
  • Gather communication for weekly store mailpacks
Interns will participate in the PR program including:
  • Media relations and events (must be familiar with media outlets)
  • Sample traffic
  • Media monitoring
*PR intern positions are located in NYC.
The Merchandising intern will:
  • Scan imagery and input data for the media library
  • Organize creative presentations for product stories for web team
  • Trend Researchto support bi-annual presentations
Solutions Architect
The Information Technology intern will:
  • Provide support to existing IT Groups
  • Learn computer systems and software in fast-paced environment
  • Assist in the analysis of fashion / retail technology solutions
If any of the above options are not of interest to you, feel free to let us know what type of internship you are looking for but please realize we may not offer internships in that area.
Thanks for your interest in the URBN Inc. Internship program and GOOD LUCK!!
Posted by Jennifer Hernandez

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