We believe you never stop learning.

Ross searches for the best and brightest on college campuses around the country. And in case you’re wondering, fashion and business aren’t the only majors that matter to us. It takes talent, drive and skills of all types to sustain our thriving business. Join us, and you’ll learn new things every day and gain experience that goes well beyond the textbook.


Internship Overview
Assistant Buyer
Location Planner

Buying, Planning, Creative & Fashion Office

Based in either the NYC or LA Buying Office, our empowering 8-week internship enables you to work side-by-side with our highly capable merchant and planning teams. You’ll gain hands-on experience and learn what it takes to buy brands customers want at great values. This could lead to full-time positions as Assistant Buyer or Location Planning Analyst.

Our Partnerships

As part of our many efforts to connect with college students and encourage careers in retail, Ross Stores partners with a variety of organizations.

NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers)

As a member of NACE, Ross Stores is connected to college career services and university recruiting professionals with a focus on attracting and retaining college students. Ross Stores follows the NACE guidelines when recruiting on campus and for our internship programs.

NRF (National Retail Federation)

As a member of NRF, not only are we a part of the world’s largest retail trade association, but it also allows us to network and connect with Universities and students interested in a career in retail. Each year the University team attends NRF’s Student Program in New York to connect with and engage with students and college career services nationwide.

BARC (Bay Area Retail Center)

As a retail partner with the Bay Area Retail Leadership Center, Ross Stores is connected with students at San Jose State University who is passionate about joining the retail industry. During the school year, the University team attends BARC events with the goal of educating students about a career in retail and at Ross Stores.

Fashion Scholarship Fund

As a partner of the FSF, Ross helps support its mission of encouraging gifted and enterprising college students to pursue the business of retail. Each January, the University team and FSF scholars converge in a series of networking and recruiting events in New York to bolster this partnership through internship and full-time career opportunities in our Company.


As a partner to BRAG, Ross helps support its mission of preparing and educating professionals, entrepreneurs and students of color for executive leadership in retail, fashion and related industries. Each summer, Ross hosts students of color in BRAG’s professional development program, designed to promote long-term success as interns, before welcoming those same students as interns in its NY & LA Buying Offices.

We'll see you on campus.

In our continuing search for rising stars of retail and business, our recruiters may be coming to your school or a campus near you.