Jewel-Osco 2018 Summer Business Internship Program in Itasca, Illinois

GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Retail Summer Business Internship is an exciting opportunity for college students considering a career in grocery retail management. The 10-week summer program focuses on all facets of our very customer-orientated business.

The Internship will be based at store level will provide an Intern the opportunity to gain business experience on the Food side of our business: Customer Service/Front End, Safety, Produce, Bakery, Grocery, Receiving, and Scan Integrity. A structured program will be followed that will expose the Intern to all facets of the departments, including: production, order writing, merchandising, inventory control, and scheduling.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to function in a multi-task environment
  • Analytical, detail oriented
  • Excellent follow through
  • Initiative to work independently
  • Must be a full-time student working towards a Bachelor’s Degree (open to ALL majors)
  • Must be able to commit to working full-time (40 hours per week, includes: nights, weekends and holidays)


  • Stores are usually open 7 days a week.

  • Some positions could require the performance of repetitive tasks.
  • Some positions require significant lifting and carrying of product.
  • Retail store conditions are generally dry with moderate temperature.
  • Cooler conditions may be wet or dry, and usually cold.
  • Freezer conditions are usually very cold.
  • Interns must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that meets the needs of the training assignment.
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties.

Title: 2018 Summer Business Internship Program

Location: Illinois-Itasca

Requisition ID: 93046