Undergrad Summer Internship - Finance

Gap Inc.
San Francisco, California, United States
07 Sep 2020
15 Oct 2020
About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments - but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands - Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City - have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we're more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it's why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It's why we're committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us.

About the role

Every summer, we invite talented rising seniors to join us for a challenging, hands-on experience in the retail industry. The ten-week Summer Intern Program is based in San Francisco.

The Summer Internship Program combines meaningful work experiences with exposure to different areas of our business to give interns a unique opportunity to expand their knowledge of the retail industry and determine whether they would like to pursue a career at Gap Inc. after graduation. As an intern, you will get to meet our senior executives and leaders in Finance. You will work on impactful projects and you will have the opportunity to present to senior management. We invite you to participate in events, such as hanging out at a baseball game, happy hours, local excursions, volunteering in the community, etc.

Our Finance Interns can work in many different areas of our company (company planning, loss prevention, real estate, etc.) and will assist in preparing business review presentations highlighting financial and operational performance to present to senior leaders. We are looking for candidates who have a strong self-starter attitude and are able to navigate through raw data. You will also work closely with other finance team members and partners to support, analyze and pilot various initiatives. Through this experience you will gain familiarity with brand and corporate finance teams to develop skills necessary to effectively influence business and investment decisions.

What you'll do

  • Support Finance team in analyzing current business trends to help leadership make decisions to support earnings growth
  • Build out and refine tools to ensure more efficient processes - making the business more agile and responsive
  • Identify risks and opportunities in business strategy
  • Perform ROI to determine success of ongoing projects
  • Recap and Review business performance weekly/monthly

Who you are

  • Undergraduate degree in progress with a concentration in finance, accounting, or economics - accepting students that graduate in December 2021 and Spring 2022

  • Passion to work in the retail industry

  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving abilities

  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and ability to learn technical applications and processes quickly

  • For some roles, Essbase experience is a plus

  • Ability to streamline processes & look for unique solutions to complex problems.

  • Strong intellectual curiosity & willingness to learn

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to understand or quickly grasp customer priorities and terminology

  • Self-starter attitude and able to navigate through raw data to identify a pattern

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Able to organize, prioritize and manage time

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

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