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2018 MBA Summer Intern: International Strategy


Bentonville, AR 72712
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954580BRReq ID:954580BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Today, nearly 260 million customers visit our more than 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce sites in 11 countries each week. With fiscal year 2016 revenue of $482.1 billion, Walmart employs 2.3 million associates worldwide 1.5 million in the U.S. alone. Its all part of our unwavering commitment to creating opportunities and bringing value to customers and communities around the world.Job Title:2018 MBA Summer Intern: International StrategyEmployment Type:InternshipCity:BENTONVILLEState:ARPosition Description: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 companys 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.Minimum Qualifications: Currently pursuing an MBA from a top business school, with a focus in general management, operations, strategy, or finance

3-5 years of professional experience in retail, strategy, consulting, or quantitative roles

Communication with emphasis on influence of senior leaders and leading multiple teams

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deal with ambiguity

Strategic and critical thinking, with strong problem-solving skills and common business acumen

Extreme attention to detail

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Customer-focus and even obsession. The customer comes first at Walmart, always

A passion for retail and a desire to play a role in changing the way the world shops

Authorization to work in US or one of Walmart Internationals markets, without restriction

Ability to travel internationally during the internship

Foreign language skills are a plusCategory:Internship Hourly/Salary:SalaryShift:0Division:WalmartRequisition Template:Home Office
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