Business internships

Business Internships

Undergraduate opportunities

As a Walmart intern, you'll gain experience in your field, refine your skills, and have access to mentorship, all while laying the groundwork for your career.

Merchandising Program

Merchandising programs

This cross-functional program will immerse you into the world of Buying, Replenishment, Business Analytics, Planning, Pricing, and Category Management.
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Graduate & MBA opportunities

With Walmart and Sam’s Club, graduate students and recent grads have the opportunity to refine their skills while laying the foundation for a successful career.

e3 Finance Program

E3 Finance Program

With our e3 Finance Program, you’ll work on high impact projects, grow your leadership and influence, collaborate with executive leaders, and gain international experience.
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Merchandising Internship at Walmart

Merchandising programs

MBA students in our Merchandising Program act as key advisors on a $5+ billion business, make data-driven recommendations, perform comprehensive category assessments, and so much more.
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Marketing Internship

Marketing programs

Our Marketing MBA Program provides an opportunity for interns to develop and execute marketing campaigns for the world’s largest retailer while gaining essential experience.
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New and exciting opportunities


    Come help us define the future of retail and position Walmart as the world’s first seamless omni-channel shopping experience at scale. On the heels of the largest ever ecommerce acquisition ( and with strength in our U.S. business, we are looking to continue this momentum by bringing in top notch MBAs with a broad range of backgrounds and career interests who want to be generalists and make an impact in Merchandising at the world's leading retailer.


    During the 10 week internship, you will have the opportunity to complete two projects. The first is an individual project designed to give you a deep experience within one functional area (e.g. Pricing, Business Analytics, Assortment, or Supply Chain). The second is a cross-functional group project with other interns aimed at providing you a broad, holistic perspective across all of Merchandising at Walmart. Your recommendations will help shape the future strategy for a $1B+ category.

    Through it all, you will receive in-depth training on Walmart’s proprietary big data tools, participate in an executive lecture series, build relationships across a large cohort of MBA interns and Walmart associates, have regular interactions with senior leadership, experience Walmart’s distinctive culture, and help shape initiatives that could be rolled out to 4,600+ stores nationwide. Learn More
  • 2018 MBA Summer Intern: International Strategy

    Technology & Software Development
    The Walmart International Internship is a highly-competitive opportunity within the International division, targeting students from top business schools who have the ambition to work on challenging cross-border and cross-business initiatives. Interns will have the opportunity to play a key strategic role in the biggest transition taking place in retail. We are transforming our company from the largest brick & mortar retailer into a truly omni-channel experience provider, delivering goods and services to our customers whenever, wherever, and however they want.
    Interns will work to deliver insights, analysis, and recommendations to leadership of the Fortune 1 company. Additionally, interns will help program manage highly-complex international initiatives, core to our future success. This program allows our interns to build broad business experience, gain executive exposure, and expedite their professional development, in a truly global setting.
    Throughout the internship, you will have exclusive exposure to talented leadership in Bentonville, our international markets, as well as MBA alumni who have progressed through the organization.
    We are looking to build the next generation of successful leaders to run and support our International markets. We need smart, hard-working people like you to shape the future of Walmart and the future of retail.

    The 10-week summer internship will challenge your ability to lead in a rapidly changing environment. Interns will be placed in one of the key teams within the International Leverage Services organization, composed of extremely talented associates. The core mission of Leverage Services is to accelerate our market capabilities to achieve the company’s key strategic priorities.
    Specific responsibilities will mirror those of full-time MBA hires. Team placements can include:
    • Strategic Initiatives: Provides program management capability to deliver strategic priorities with speed and an EDLC mindset by forging organizational partnerships, establishing transparent program discipline and fostering change adoption
    • Pricing Acceleration: Drives EDLP principles to accelerate price leadership that builds customer trust and differentiates us against our competitors
    • Cost Analytics: Provides merchant tools and data visibility enabling an agile way of working to negotiate lower net costs
    • Workforce Management: Accelerates labor optimization capabilities to efficiently deliver products, services and customer experience
    Your summer experience will also extend far beyond your specific assignment. Through executive and peer mentoring, potential in-market travel, and industry immersion, you will gain a greater knowledge of the company and retail industry. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to network and build lasting relationships with fellow MBA interns.
    Interns will typically be placed at our home office in Bentonville, AR, although travel to our international markets may be required. Additionally, opportunities may exist for international students to split their summer between their home country and Bentonville. Learn More
    The Walmart Finance & Strategy MBA Internship is a highly-competitive opportunity within the Finance and Strategy organization specifically targeting students from select universities, with ambition to work on some of the most challenging, innovative, and impactful projects that will drive our business forward. Interns will work to deliver insights,
    analysis, and recommendations to senior leadership of the Fortune 1 company. The E3 Internship allows our interns to build broad business experience, gain executive exposure, and expedite their professional development

    This cohort-driven internship affords you opportunities to have exclusive exposure with the CEO, CFO, and Senior Finance Leadership, along with interaction with former MBA alumni who have progressed through the organization. The key summer development events include retail formats immersion, segment strategy deep dives, finance and executive leadership panels, in addition to an instant connection to a global MBA alumni network.

    Interns will be placed the Finance and Strategy divisions of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. including Corporate, Walmart US, Walmart International, and Sam’s Club. All placements will be based in Bentonville,

    The MBA internship program serves as a pipeline of talent into the Walmart E3 Finance & Strategy Program. As a part of Walmart’s Finance and Strategy E3 MBA rotational program, you’ll have the opportunity to play a strategic role in the biggest transition happening in retail right now. We are transforming our company from the largest brick & mortar retailer into a truly omni-channel experience provider, delivering goods and services to our customers whenever, wherever, and however they want them.
    From day one, you will have the opportunity to influence decisions at a Fortune 1 Company delivering almost half-a-trillion dollars in revenue annually. Our ongoing transformation ensures countless challenging projects to tackle, strategies to reshape, and changes to manage. This provides opportunities for individual growth and the need for a strong leadership pipeline. That is why we created The E3 Finance & Strategy Program.
    The program is an 18-month rotational leadership and development program designed to accelerate the careers of our associates as they grow into roles as future leaders in Walmart Finance. E3 allows you to build broad business experience, gain executive exposure, and grow your skills through professional education and development. We are seeking MBAs with a track record of high performance, diverse skills, and professional experience in finance, quantitative, or strategic roles.
    • Two 9-month rotations across multiple, unique business areas in Walmart U.S., Sam’s Club, International, eCommerce and Corporate
    • Close exposure, including executive roundtables and professional mentoring
    • Collaborative environment that facilitates frequent access to senior leadership
    • Immersion experiences across our Stores, Clubs, and Supply Chain
    • Ongoing technical skill development and individual coaching

    • Participates in or leads multiple projects throughout a 10 week summer assignment
    • Conducts analysis and drives execution of business plans and projects for Finance and Strategy senior leaders in each business unit: Corporate, Walmart US, Walmart International and Sam’s Club
    • Ensures business needs are being met while managing and communicating divisional objectives to senior leadership and business partners
    • Regularly monitors trends to provide insight into the competitive environment, potential threats, new customer requirements and future opportunities
    • May include responsibilities to drive enterprise-wide strategic planning, oversee the financial planning process, providing financial support to leadership, driving business efficiencies, developing new project concepts, and evaluate scope of the opportunities. Learn More
    Come help us define the future of retail and prepare for the future of work. On the heels of our ecommerce acquisitions and with the expanding footprint of our US business, we are in the midst of an exciting Global People Transformation effort with the aim of creating a work environment that Walmart can be proud of.

    Following the $2.7 billion investment in our people announced in February 2016, Walmart has been undergoing an exciting and dynamic transformation in which our associates and customers are at the center of everything we do.

    We are looking for two MBA interns to come on board and bring their strategic and analytical minds to help us work through value-add projects. Your manager will work with you to find the best fit project to tackle during this 10-week internship based on the business need, your interests, and the skills you desire to learn over the course of the summer. Depending on the project, interns will have an opportunity to work cross-functionally and with HR departments across the enterprise. Most projects will also entail working with our HR analytics team to help inform your recommendations.

    This is Walmart’s first time formally hosting HR MBA interns and we are committed to making sure that you have a worth-while experience. This includes ensuring you are connected with our interns coming to Bentonville for other functions, such as Finance and Merchandising.

    What types of assignments can you expect as a full-time associate? The Global People team is designing and driving strategic programs to change the way we work at Walmart with the associate experience at heart of our focus. Examples include:

    • Design a new assessment strategy and tools to drive insights-based selection and onboarding of executive talent

    • Perform comprehensive needs analysis and assessment to identify and develop an enterprise learning framework that can be delivered at scale

    • Develop holistic leadership development programs and customized learning journeys to accelerate development and readiness of our High-Potential talent to drive transformational change

    • Roll out a new performance management and compensation philosophy for over 140,000 associates that inspires and recognizes high performance, while differentiating rewards for top talent

    • Establish People analytics tools, dashboards and data-driven insights to transform decision-making at Walmart across recruitment, succession planning, learning and performance management

    • Prototype, test and roll out new “People Products” that simplify processes, enhance the associate experience, and drive business impact Learn More
  • Walmart’s project-based internships allow you to take classroom learning and apply it in a high impact manner. No matter which team you work in, you will be trusted with a critical project and will serve as an integral part of a team responsible for the completion and success of that project.
    Walmart is always striving to be better and do better. As an intern you become part of this initiative. You will directly and indirectly support Walmart’s sustainability goals, the commitment to bring low prices to our customers on a daily basis, and the community betterment projects in which Walmart is engaged. You come thinking you will be working for a company and you leave knowing you worked for a cause.

    As a Associate Experience Ops intern be prepared to put the experience at the forefront. Apply strategy, creative, branding and methodologies while working on developing a people experience index. Learn More

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