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Design Co-Op

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Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086302
Corporate Positions
Product Development & Sourcing
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Oct 22, 2019

Design Co-Op

J.C. Penney Company, Inc.

Plano, Texas

JCPenney offers a 16-week co-op program in various areas of Design at the JCPenney Home Office located in Plano, TX (just 20 minutes north of Dallas). The co-op experience will be held during a fall or spring semester. During the co-op, you will be a valued member of a Design team, working on projects, presentations, trend research, competitive shopping and more. Upon successful completion of the co-op, you may receive and offer to complete an additional co-op or join JCPenney in a full-time role.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • You will engage and interact with Buyers, Designers, Sourcing, Trend, Brand Management, overseas offices and suppliers, as well as other Design co-ops.
  • With the mentoring and coaching of senior team members, you will actively participate in the development of a merchandise line – beginning with established seasonal merchandise concepts all the way to reviewing final assortments for fit and construction.

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Pursuing a 4-year degree
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA of higher
  • Major in fashion/graphic design
  • Desire to move to Dallas/Ft. Worth area

What's in it for you?

  • Personal and professional development
  • Exposure to executive leadership
  • Coaching and feedback from your assigned mentor
  • Competitive pay and shared housing
  • Travel accomodations to and from Dallas
  • 25% discount at JCPenney stores and JCPenney.com

What you get:

Our corporate office, located within the exciting new development of Legacy West in Plano, Texas, supports JCPenney stores and supply chain facilities nationwide. We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise. On-site campus amenities include health clinic, pharmacy, daycare and preschool, full cafeteria service, a 24-hour fitness center and free garage parking.

About JCPenney:

At JCPenney, we share a passion for serving customers, supporting our communities and being the best retailer for all families. As a company founded on the Golden Rule, our success is rooted in the belief that we treat everyone the way we would want to be treated. At every touchpoint, customers discover stylish merchandise at incredible value from an extensive portfolio of private, exclusive and national brands. Reinforcing this shopping experience is the customer service and warrior spirit of approximately 98,000 associates across the globe, all driving toward the Company's mission to help customers find what they love for less time, money and effort.

Working at JCPenney means joining a dedicated team of associates who are encouraged to be uniquely themselves in a safe, caring and welcoming environment. It is a place where careers prosper, accomplishments are celebrated and diversity flourishes. It’s a place that’s meant for you.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

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Job Title: Design Co-Op
Location: Plano, TX, United States -
Job ID: 1086302

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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