Internship | Value City & American Signature Furniture
Value City Furniture – American Signature Furniture Internship

INTERNSHIPS
WITH REAL-WORLD VALUE

Our internships offer impactful assignments in your chosen discipline, opportunities to work with other interns on a company-wide collaborative project, exposure to our Executive Team and professional development sessions, as well as fun social and volunteer activities.

Our Internship program is a 10-week, paid, structured program that takes place during the summer at our corporate headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. It offers intensive on-the-job training, exposure to senior leadership and an opportunity to make an impact on the business. In addition to the job-specific experiences, interns will have a summer full of team building, community and social activities. All of our summer internships are paid and come along with great perks such as discounts at Value City Furniture, DSW and American Eagle stores, use of our on-campus gym and more! Interns end the program with an understanding of our company’s culture and values, and have early access to our full-time job opportunities.


Finance and Accounting

Finance and Accounting Interns will take on meaningful projects that influence critical business decisions. Responsibilities of finance and accounting interns could include utilizing large-scale accounting and financial systems, handling sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity, budgeting and forecasting and financial analysis.

Human Resources

Human Resources Interns will work on creating an excellent candidate experience and enhancing the employer brand, along with working on projects including cross-functional communications and partnerships.

Information Technology

IT Interns will solve critical business issues. IT Intern will gain valuable and practical experience in various areas of technology including systems administration, application development, project management and business systems analysis.

Marketing

Marketing Interns will support our social media strategy, as well as oversee the planning, workflow and operational aspects of all Digital Marketing components and functions.

Merchandising

Merchandising Interns will be strategic thought partners not only within merchandising, but also across all cross-functional teams. Merchandising Interns will be responsible for customer and competitive research, reporting and communicating with cross-functional teams and stores, giving direction and gathering product feedback.

Planning

Planning Interns will be responsible for creation, execution and analysis of financial and inventory plans for a category of product. Responsibilities will include developing promotional strategies and maintaining product placement in marketing materials, preparing and reviewing sales and inventory reporting and tracking performance of promotional product or special buys.

Store Operations

Store Operations Interns will support the store leaders on various tasks that impact the bottom line. Store Operations Interns will be a strategic thought partner to all cross-functional teams. Intern will assist in driving the process behind crucial projects that will impact the stores’ business and customer experience.

Supply Chain and Logistics

Supply Chain and Logistics Interns will work on rotational assignments within multiple areas of American Signature’s supply chain and logistics team. Intern will secure and negotiate pricing for all outbound routing, analyze saving opportunities and generate weekly KPI reporting.

Applications for summer 2020 internships will be accepted in January of 2020. Please check back at that time to apply.




From Our Interns:

Sydney

Marketing Intern

University of Mississippi

Why ASI/VCF

I’ve always heard amazing things about VCF from my professors due to the company’s creative advertising, so I wanted to learn more about the strategy. The program is very structured and allowed us to explore all aspects of the business from various angles. Really hands on!

What I did

I aided with community moderation, assisted in content planning for all of our social channels and created social media posts. I also created a giveaway on World Emoji Day that my team helped come to life. Being able to create something from scratch and see the impact it has on our customer engagement was awesome!

The Value

I learned just how much goes into creating content by being able to create it myself, especially with my World Emoji Day project. Over the course of 10 weeks, I learned so much. I’ve also made connections that will last a lifetime and help me when I start my career. I could not have asked for a better experience.

Claire

Merchandising Intern

The Ohio State University

Why ASI/VCF

The company accepts new ideas and lets us try them out. All opinions, ideas and thoughts are valued and heard. Everyone here is very flexible and excited to try new things – and let you implement them.

What I did

I had lots of different projects I got to work on, including analyzing data and delivering presentations to senior employees and figuring out how to create reports on competitive trends. I learned so much about merchandising in 10 weeks!

The Value

I got to network and create relationships with people from different teams, ones that I know I’ll be able to utilize once I graduate. I’ve received great advice and inside knowledge of retail that will help me in my future career path.

Faith

Merchandise Planning Intern

The Ohio State University

Why ASI/VCF

This is a smaller retail company, which really allowed me to meet with different departments and collaborate with people I wouldn’t have been able to at a larger company. We even got to present to the president and executives and get feedback from them!

What I did

I learned so much that it’s hard to summarize it all. I had free rein on a retail increase exercise that got implemented. I gained access to new systems like MicroStrategy and ATP. My mentor gave me a great mix of projects and really allowed me to take the initiative on things I wanted to try out.

The Value

I sat in on high-level executive meetings and got to voice my thoughts. I also had a real conversation with the company president. I’ve learned a lot about myself and now have an idea for what kind of career I want in the future.

Jack

Finance Intern

The Ohio State University

Why ASI/VCF

I wanted to experience corporate finance first hand and get exposure. The culture here is great for interns and new grads. People are super friendly and helpful, and they really helped me understand the different facets of the company so that I could succeed here.

What I did

I had so many different projects to work on, like helping create new tools for analysis, analyzing and creating new reports and working on presentations for senior managers and executives. I became more involved as I learned the processes, to the point where I was operating with minimal support in the last few weeks.

The Value

I’ve enjoyed working with energized, friendly people on a wide variety of important projects. It has allowed me to figure out what aspects of finance I will be pursuing in my career.