NIKE, Inc. is inclusive of three main brands: Nike, Jordan, and Converse. We have internship opportunities within all three brands across multiple functions. Please see below for our available intern roles for Summer 2024.
NIKE is a technology company! From our flagship website and extraordinary mobile apps to developing products, handling big data, and providing pioneering engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to redefine the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate, and serve consumers more directly and personally. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary, and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.
Nike Analytics encompasses multiple teams across the enterprise. As a Nike Analytics intern, you will be responsible for assessing and analyzing data, and delivering valuable insights to key partners across the business. We want to make every Nike decision better because of data! As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work on one of the many teams across the Enterprise Analytics function.
Today, the opportunities for growth across our business portfolio offer more potential than ever. Finance employees play a key role in that progress by identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to drive value for every shareholder. They lead accounting and reporting for our multi-billion-dollar global investment portfolio, debt and equity instruments, and other Treasury activities. They strategize, forecast, audit, analyze, budget, research and lead important decisions. Across our diverse geographies and businesses, Finance employees deliver far more than just the numbers.
Our principled focus on human potential extends to our workforce. Human Resources teams help attract, retain, and reward the world’s most innovative people by creating programs to help them thrive. They accelerate company growth as stewards of culture, organizational effectiveness, talent and change. The global Human Resources community includes experts in talent planning, talent acquisition, talent development, compensation and benefits, employee relations and more. Together, they develop a motivated, diverse, and engaged global team.
Social & Community Impact
Nike’s Purpose is to move the world forward through the power of sport. As the biggest champion for athletes and sport, we’re taking action to create a better world — one that’s more active and equitable for everyone. We do this by getting kids moving and building inclusive communities across the globe. In partnership with community organizations, athletes, experts and employees, we’re removing barriers to participation (with a sharp focus on girls); recruiting and training more diverse coaches to create a culture of belonging that welcomes all kids to play; supporting leaders who reflect the communities they serve; and investing in organizations that advance equality through education innovation, economic empowerment and social justice reform. It is our belief that by tackling systemic inequality and driving inclusivity off the field, we can continue to elevate equal participation on the field, so everyone has an opportunity to win.
Marketing *(Beaverton, LA, NY or Chicago)
Consumer conversations and relationships fuel the work of Marketing. It’s the fuel that has built some of the most recognizable brands in the world. Marketing gathers the science, art and emotion of our innovations and connects them with the hearts, minds and souls of our consumers. The pros in brand strategy, advertising, digital engagement, product presentation, consumer analytics and more further consumer connections via channels ranging from Retail Stores to social media. They approach marketing in a way that only we can: taking risks, pushing boundaries and inspiring consumers to be champions.
Membership & Marketplace
Nike e-commerce, retail spaces and partner doors inspire athletes of all abilities to tap into their potential. Step into a Nike Store or visit nike.com, and feel the energy, enthusiasm and passion for sport. That same excitement and consumer-first mentality reverberates through the Membership & Marketplace teams. A global network of buyers, visual merchandisers, real estate specialists, store operations directors and others direct the daily operations of nike.com and the hundreds of Nike Stores and Nike Factory Stores worldwide. The team constantly defines the new frontier of retail and creates the most inspiring and engaging consumer experiences in the industry
Nike Sales partners with retailers — from a football specialty store in Rome to a Macy’s department store in New York — to deliver the products, experiences and brand stories that make Nike the preeminent sports brand. It starts with the best sales team in the industry: Nike Sales employees keenly understand consumers, the marketplaces and Nike products. They collaborate with Nike Marketing, Merchandising and Product teams to create sales assortments for each season. The Sales teams’ expertise and retail mentality ignites and sustains a focus on information, inspiration and connection to accelerate the growth of NIKE, Inc.
Nike exists to innovate for athletes. Nike Sports Marketing professionals provide the vital linkage between the company and Nike-sponsored athletes, clubs and federations worldwide. Sports Marketing employees partner with premier athletes to collect insights about existing and future products, gather inspirational stories about sport and nurture long-term relationships between the athletes and the company. The team develops and drives sports marketing strategies, obtains endorsements and licensing agreements and serves as Nike ambassadors to the sports community worldwide. Their relationships build the foundation of Nike’s product creation: Nike creates exceptional products because its employees listen to exceptional athletes.
The Nike Communications team develops, establishes and strengthens authentic connections with diverse audiences through the lens of innovation and sport. The team creates premium and innovative brand stories, builds and enhances corporate reputation and brand equity, and engages audiences such as consumers, media, athletes, investors, non-governmental organizations and Nike’s own employees. The team focuses on information, inspiration and connection to accelerate the growth of NIKE, Inc. Communications employees ignite conversations, envision the possibilities, and influence and deliver new levels of creative and strategic thinking to advance the brand around the world.
Interns create or refresh existing designs that reflect our design philosophy and inspire targeted consumers. You will execute design projects with the intent that they will go to market. You’ll have the opportunity to research consumer/athlete and market needs based on a design brief. You also work on an individual design project that will culminate in a Design Gallery Show, and a cross-functional project that will be presented to Executive Leadership at the end of the program.
Footwear & Innovation
Interns contributes to the evolution of delivering innovative products to support the best athletes/consumers in the world. They partner with teams to establish new standards that support best practices. They are asked to work cooperatively on initiatives within the team and be exposed to the cross-functional matrix (Product Development, Business Development, Design, Category Partners, etc.). They partner with teams to establish new standards that support best practices for product creation and beyond.
Interns will assist the team in the fit and construction from initial concept through to commercialization and production for assigned styles to lead to on time delivery and development according to critical dates, product specification, sustainability, performance, and profitability goals. You will support the research and ideation for concept development, including the testing and validation towards final item approval.
Manufacturing & Engineering
Global Sourcing and Manufacturing teams create a complex and exciting mix of products including baseball bats, sunglasses, apparel, footwear, technical components like airbags and more. This world-class team constantly challenges the assumptions about how products are made. They operate in a complex geopolitical world with multiple supply chains, focused on products, materials, sustainability, methods of manufacturing and diverse ecosystems. They work closely with our Design teams, Categories, manufacturing partners, material suppliers and logistics providers across more than 40 countries on six continents. They develop new methods to make sustainable, better-performing products faster and more efficiently. The job opportunities span sourcing and planning, engineering, quality assurance, sustainable manufacturing, materials, business development, leadership and management, as well as positions at Nike’s In-House Manufacturing (IHM), a subsidiary of NIKE, Inc.
Global Supply Chain & Operations
Nike’s Supply Chain & Operations team is the engine that propels product around the world. Our Supply Chain experts ensure that every year, almost a billion units of footwear, apparel and equipment arrive at the right place, at the right time. We aim to serve athletes and our teams are fueled by the insights of the world’s best. We design and create products to elevate human potential on a global scale. We constantly strive to move faster, more efficiently, and with more flexibility to support the rapid evolution and growth of our marketplace and consumer.
North America Distribution Centers
To ensure we deliver on our consumer promise, our supply chain teams work with a network of more than 50 distribution centers, thousands of accounts and more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide — making the impossible happen every single day. Our largest distribution center network for North America is based in Memphis, Tennessee. This team manages the entire supply chain for North America and hires interns cross functionally to work in their facilities. You will be exposed to all aspects of the end-to-end supply chain, from manufacturing to the wholesale and digital marketplaces.
- Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree with an expected graduation date of Winter 2024 – Spring 2026
- Experience using Microsoft Office tools required
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Comfortability presenting to a large audience, including senior leadership
- Proven experience leading projects or teams
- Ability to deal with ambiguity
- A passion for Nike/Jordan/Converse
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