Get to know Laura, Store Leadership Team

What is the best thing about being a leader at Target? I enjoy the ability to mold great leaders. Target embraces inclusivity and diversity which makes it incredibly rewarding to be able to help guide people in their career. Target has created a culture of strong values and delivers a great experience for the team and most importantly the guest. I love being a part of this. What was the most exciting thing that happened this month? Right now, I oversee the Specialty Department and have a some incredible direct reports. It has been very exciting to see how they have grown and the level of talent that we have created. I have a Visual Merchandise Team Member who has been taking initiative and heading the training of our new Team Members. It is a rewarding sight when the Visual Merchandiser can not only create buy in, but be able […]

Get to know Angelica, Senior Specialist

Describe your typical work day. My typical work day consist mainly of taking inbound and making outbound calls to help REDcardholders find solutions to bring their accounts up to date. We all have a schedule each day that will specify when we have breaks, lunches, and/or any other meetings, etc. The majority of the day is on the phones, but during the week we may also have a few department events or meetings. It could get monotonous to be on the phone all day, but we make it fun by having games or contests throughout the week. What is the best thing about being a Senior Specialist? The best thing about being a Senior Specialist is being able to help others in difficult times. Understanding their situations allows me to empathize with cardholders to help them move forward to a solution. Making a positive impact in our guest’s life is […]

Get to know Kelsey, Lead UX Researcher

What is your favorite thing about working at Target? I have two favorite things. The first is the discount (I do A LOT of online shopping). The second is the opportunities that Target affords us. I’ve worked at Target for 5 years and have been privileged enough to hold 5 different roles crossing multiple pyramids. I’ve found my leadership at Target to be extremely supportive of me exploring and learning new areas of interest. This ability to continually learn and pursue new interests is something I’m very appreciate of. What is the best thing about being a UX Researcher? It sounds cheesy, but my honest answer is the potential to learn. Working on the research team, we are fortunate to get to work with a variety of subject matter experts across numerous teams in the organization that are working to improve the guest experience. In order to do our jobs […]

2018 Summer Interns – We’re Ready for You!

It’s almost June, which can only mean one thing – it’s time to welcome our summer interns! Target’s program representatives share more about our intern programs and what’s planned for this summer. Christen, Field Campus Program Manager, Field Talent Acquisition Jenna, HQ Internship Program Owner, HQ Campus Talent Acquisition What internship programs does Target have? We have 10 total undergraduate internship programs and 4 total graduate programs across HQ and the Field. The HQ Internship Program spans several businesses including, Digital, Target Technology Services, Inventory Management, Associate Buyers, Space and Presentation, Product Design and Development, Finance and Accounting, and Marketing for undergraduates. The graduate interns span across Digital, EDABI, Finance and Supply Chain (HQ and in the Field). For Field-based internships, we have the Stores Executive Internship and Fulfillment Center Operations Internship. Who is involved in the planning of an internship program? Believe it or not, but planning for interns […]