• Internship - Undergraduate
  • NYC, U.S.

Website UNIQLO

Location: On-Site, New York City Headquarters Office (with 25% travel between UNIQLO Soho Store, UNIQLO 5th Ave store, and UNIQLO Warehouse in Phillipsburg, NJ)

Overview: 

The UNIQLO sustainability internship will offer highly motivated individuals the opportunities to learn about sustainability at UNIQLO and how we prioritize People, Planet, and Society in all that we do. Intern will gain both in-store and headquarters experience to fully grasp the entire UNIQLO business.

Roles/Responsibilities:  

New Store Opening (NSO) Planning

  • Organize and coordinating new store staff volunteer events
  • Identify community partners in new markets
  • Coordinate RE.UNIQLO bin shipment

RE.UNIQLO Program:

  • Conduct compliance requirements

Community:

  • Assist with in-person volunteer / cleanups / community events
  • Assist with product and monetary donation coordination

Warehouse

  • Support with sorting through unsellable products and identify correct circular system solutions

RE.UNIQLO Studios

  • Weekly visits to SoHo/5th Ave RE.UNIQLO Studios
  • Organize events and customer engagement

Potential Plastic recycling support in stores

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Enrolled at an accredited university for an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Current Junior class level standing and above, open to all majors (Preferable pursuing a degree or emphasis in sustainability, environmental studies, or other related field of study)
  • Intermediate understanding of sustainability in the clothing industry
  • General understanding of Greenwashing (preferred)
  • General understanding of Circularity in the clothing industry (preferred)
  • Travel 25% of time between SoHo Corporate Office and UNIQLO Soho Store, UNIQLO 5th Ave store, and UNIQLO Warehouse in Phillipsburg, NJ
  • Passion for UNIQLO and the 3 Pillars (People, Planet, Society)
  • Strong leadership experience and work ethic, self-starter and independent
  • Effective communication skills using company platforms, including but not limited to: Microsoft Outlook, Google Suite, etc.

Schedule: 1 week in-stores + orientation, 7 weeks in NY SSC, SoHo & 5th Ave store, and occasional travel to NJ Phillipsburg Warehouse

To apply for this job please visit www.linkedin.com.