If being part of a dynamic team in a fast-paced retail environment is what you’re looking for, then the Academy® Internship Program is the perfect place for you. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to gain corporate work experience with one of the leading sporting goods retailers. Our 10-week internship program is designed to provide all interns with technical training, challenging work, formal mentorship, professional development and networking opportunities with fellow Academy Team Members. Upon completion of the program, each intern will have insight into what it is like to work with Academy®. We are looking for students who are eager to learn, are task oriented, and can bring great communication skills to Academy Sports + Outdoors!
We are looking for students who are eager to learn, are task oriented, and can bring great communication skills to Academy Sports + Outdoors! Read on for more information about our internship positions!
Finance/Internal Audit Internship:
As the Finance/Internal Audit intern, you will gain valuable real-world experience and have the opportunity to prove yourself to become a permanent ASO team member!. Interns will evaluate the systems and processes to ensure compliance with Academy’s policies, plans, procedures, as well as laws and regulations governing Academy. The team of professionals will provide guidance and leadership during your summer and will teach you best practices to be a successful Accounting/Finance professional in the future!
Assistant Buyer/Merchant Internships:
With several Buying offices to choose from, such as Apparel, Footwear, Sports & Recreation, and Outdoor, you will have the opportunity to work as part of one of these exciting teams as a Buying intern. You will be surrounded by the professionals who are responsible for packing our shelves with the best assortment of brands at everyday low prices in our 259 stores. During the course of your summer, you will receive a comprehensive experience of what it takes to be a successful Merchant at Academy Sports + Outdoors!
Human Resources Internships:
As the Corporate HR or Learning & Development intern, you will be surrounded by a group of HR professionals who are dedicated to supporting our team members and all of our business functions. You will have the chance to make a positive impact on the Academy Sports + Outdoors team member culture and will work on projects that will influence the future of the entire organization.
The Academy Sports + Outdoors IT organization is continually pushing the boundaries of our business’ capabilities and is dedicated to ensuring technology remains ahead of the ever-changing digital age. Internship positions are available in Database, Security, and other meaningful functional areas. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to work with our top-notch IT professionals and gain a challenging and rewarding experience.
With internship opportunities in various areas of the ASO marketing group, you will have the opportunity to be a part of our communications process. The hands-on exposure will build your marketing strategy & communication skills, while providing you with an insider’s view of how Academy takes its message to market in both digital and traditional channels.
What we are looking for:
Seniors who graduate by December 2022
Record of strong academic performance
Strong Excel skills preferred
Candidates open to relocation (Internship will take place at Katy, TX Headquarters)
Candidates open to full time employment upon internship completion