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Bright Futures Start Here

Whether you’re interested in fashion, business, apparel design, supply chain or other areas of retail, we have multiple programs to develop and invest in you. From special experiential programs to summer internships and career development opportunities, we put you on the path to success.


Retail Development Program

Are you a recent college grad? Kickstart your career with our Retail Development Program! This program focuses on professional development, job-specific skills and exposure to senior executives. Plus, you’ll have an opportunity to make an impact within our business.
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Internship Program

For college juniors and rising seniors, we offer 10-week internship opportunities in a variety of fields. Each day is packed with real-world experience and hands-on learning. Plus, you’ll take part in group projects designed to boost your portfolio and impact our business.
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Sophomore Spree

For college sophomores, this 3-day program gives an inside peek of what it’s like to work in the retail fashion industry. You’ll shadow key associates and engage with other college students by attending seminars and taking part in case studies.
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Freshman Diversity Program

For college freshman from HBCUs, HSIs, underrepresented groups and diverse student organizations, this 2-day program provides exposure to different roles within the retail industry.
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Our students volunteer
over 250 hours a year.

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Participants network with all levels of the company, from interns to the CEO!


There are 18 Belk
buildings at colleges and
​​​​​​​universities in the Carolinas.

Will I be notified if I don’t get the position?
We’ll notify everyone who has applied as soon as a decision is made. If you haven’t been notified, you’re still in consideration for our open roles. If you haven’t heard from us by April, write us for an update. 

When will I hear back about my status with Belk Programs?
Interviews occur on a rolling basis, and you’ll be notified about next steps of the process as soon as they’ve been completed. We have a large number of teams involved in the hiring process, but we always work diligently to have this process completed as soon as possible. If you haven’t heard back from us after an interview, you are still being considered for our open positions.

How long is Belk’s Internship Program?
Belk’s Internship Program starts at the end of May and lasts for 10 weeks. Interns work 40 hours a week.

Does Belk sponsor international students for their programs?
Unfortunately, we do not sponsor international students for our entry level programs.