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Internship Programs


Discover your passion through our internship program

At JCPenney, we’re committed to discovering and fostering the next generation of talent. Whether you’re interested in merchandising, managing corporate finance or working firsthand with our mobile app, we offer tailored programs that deliver valuable firsthand experience, and mentoring opportunities, by some of the industry’s brightest leaders. The JCPenney internship program will encourage you to grow, learn and find the career path that best fits your unique talents.

Each summer, JCPenney offers a paid 10-week internship program that features a combination of classroom courses, self-paced training modules, on-the-job shadowing and training, meet-and-greets with executives, and project management. At the end of your internship, you’ll deliver a case study or final presentation to your peers.

In addition to real-world training, our JCPenney internship program also satisfies class credit requirements for universities and colleges across the country.

What are the requirements to participate in the JCPenney internship program?

  • Current junior or senior status at an accredited university
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Open to relocation to the Plano, Texas area
  • Strong communication skills, outstanding leadership and time management skills
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Ability to collaborate with team members