Corporate Intern - Ross Investigative and Safety Center


As a Corporate Intern at Ross you will have the opportunity to experience the world of off-price retail and be a part of a growing Fortune 500 company. This position is based in Dublin, California at our corporate headquarters. This internship prepares students for a potential career in retail, allowing you a real-world perspective on a career at Ross. Interns will gain insight into the objectives of their department and the daily responsibilities of an analyst at Ross.

Within the corporate offices of Ross, we will host interns in a variety of departments including Information Technology, Human Resources, Store Operations, Finance, Strategy, Loss Prevention, and Method Improvements.

The ideal Intern candidate for the Ross Investigative and Safety Center (RISC) will have experience with data analysis, strong verbal and written communications and project planning within a team environment.

The RISC Intern will have an opportunity to work on projects focused within the department and Ross. Using investigative tools, video monitoring, data analytics and remote resources to establish a process that could be leveraged within the RISC.

Possible projects include subjects such as:
  • Data Analysis
  • Project Planning
  • Building a process
  • Crisis Management
  • Investigations
  • Threat Response
These projects will give the Intern exposure to multiple areas of the business, interaction with Senior Leadership, project management experience, building and defining processes, investigation loss, identifying shortage exposures and the opportunity to learn best process implementation.


The Ross Intern program is a 10-week full-time program (40 hours per week) for college level Juniors, starting in early June ending mid-August. The Intern Program will cover training on project related responsibilities, ownership of a department related project as well as exposure to senior leadership and other departments within Ross corporate.

The main component of the internship will be to analyze a business project within your department while participating in daily department activities. Interns will be expected to present a final project analysis and presentation to senior management and fellow interns.
  • Drive for Results
  • Organizing
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Problem Solving
  • Written Communication
  • Comfort Around Higher Management
  • Planning
  • Presentation Skills
  • Must currently be enrolled in 4-year college degree program; must currently be in Junior standing with expected graduation between December 2018 and August 2019
  • MS Office with strong practical application of Excel skills
  • Ability to demonstrate use of PowerPoint skills
  • Strong analytical skills with spreadsheet applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail-oriented
  • Maintains confidentiality concerning all information and projects
  • Proven ability to make good decisions under pressure
  • Must demonstrate the ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
  • Self-motivated individual who can be successful in a fast-paced environment, with minimal supervision
  • Retail experience is a plus, but not necessary

This position description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management’s discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company’s overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.