Jayson Home and Garden Internship
The Program: Jayson Home and Garden gives students hands-on training in their field of interest. Interns learn about day-to-day operations in running a successful high-end home furnishings and accessories retail store. Interns must commit to working a minimum of 10 hours per week. It is an unpaid internship, and a successful internship will not necessarily translate into permanent employment; however, interns are
given at least the same consideration as other candidates when job opportunities arise.
Learning Objectives include the following.
§ Gain knowledge of how to enter purchase orders into JHG database
§ Opportunity to create storyboards to rapidly develop brand concepts based on trends and get optimal products in showroom
§ Become skilled at writing and/or changing descriptions of merchandise on the Jayson Home and Garden website
§ Opportunity to strategically place merchandise according to season, trend, store layout, etc.
§ Assist in developing and implementing Jayson Home and Garden’s annual Flea Market
§ Research antiques and unique merchandise for use in Flea Market
§ Gain an understanding of the goals and challenges specifically related to high-end retail
Additional Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
§ Obtain merchandise requested by customer or receive merchandise selected by customer
§ Must be proactive in learning and willing to bring new ideas to colleagues.
§ Work and learning objectives will be reviewed on a monthly basis
§ College credit and professor contacts should be discussed, it is the student’s responsibility to make sure their supervisor has all necessary contacts and information.
Please forward your resume along with hours you are available to firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is located at Jayson Home and Garden, 1885 N. Clybourn, Chicago, IL 60614