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Hy-Vee Food Stores Retail Summer Internship 2021 - Ames - Part Time in West Des Moines, Iowa


This is a 10-week paid internship with flexible hours. The individuals selected will be provided with opportunities to gain hands-on retail management experience including planning, implementation, and execution of store operations and merchandising.

Interns will be supplied with training guidelines as well as a mentor to facilitate an effective learning environment. Participants will be charged with completing a final project focused on driving sales and profit in their training store. The project will provide an opportunity to apply the skills learned during the internship.

The schedule for the internship will depend on store location and may include travel and overnight stays.

Training Locations: IA, IL, KS, MN, MO, NE, SD, WI

Requirements and Qualifications:

Must be a college junior or senior pursuing a career in retail.

Ability to interact with people in a friendly, professional manner.

Passion for retail sales, culinary expertise and customer experience.

About Hy-Vee:

Hy-Vee, Inc. is a progressive, employee-owned company operating more than 245 retail stores across eight Midwestern states. Our supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 5 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 80,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit

Interested candidates should contact:

Jon Cox

jcox @


Applications can be submitted via fax (515-559-2547) or mailed to:


Attn: Hy-Vee University

5820 Westown Parkway

West Des Moines, IA 50266

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2021.