Graduate Global Operations Internship

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

Nike's Operations team is comprised of Sourcing & Manufacturing, Demand & Supply Management, and Operations & Logistics. These three teams work closely together to drive and support Nike's growth by forecasting demand across an ever- evolving marketplace, building product through a vast network of suppliers and manufacturers, and fulfilling shipments with a complex distribution system capable of adapting to constant change.

For these teams, we're looking for candidates across the spectrum of enterprise visionaries and strategists who can create and tell the big picture story, operations specialists who execute our strategies, data scientists who make decisions based on rigorous quantitative insights, and generalists who can drive large scale impact.

Sourcing & Manufacturing

Nike's Sourcing & Manufacturing teams constantly challenge the assumptions about how products are made. They come up with big ideas, test principles, perfect production processes, and work closely with hundreds of manufacturing partners around the world to create better-performing products with less waste.

Demand & Supply Management

Nike's Demand & Supply Management team creates our end to end consumer demand forecasts and inventory flow in partnership with Merchandising, Product Categories, Sourcing, Manufacturing, and Marketplace teams. The team ensures our product sourcing plans align with downstream marketplace demands, enabling Nike to serve our consumers with the product they want, when they want it, and wherever they want it.

Operations & Logistics

Every year, Nike Operations & Logistics teams ensure that nearly one billion pieces of footwear, apparel, and equipment arrive at the right destination on time across the globe. This complex process involves 50+ distribution nodes, thousands of accounts, and over 100,000 retail doors. The team constantly strives to move faster, more efficiently, and with more flexibility to support the rapidly changing retail industry and constantly evolving consumer demands.

  • Graduation date of December 2020 or Spring 2021
  • Background in Business, Finance, Operations, Supply Chain, Analytics, Manufacturing, Engineering, Procurement, Retail or related field preferred.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, influence other teams, and leverage internal and external resources
  • Comfortable with ambiguity with a bias for action
  • Ability to decipher themes, make decisions, and tell stories from large datasets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience presenting to diverse audiences, including senior leadership
  • Have a growth mindset, be inquisitive, and have a process orientated mindset
  • Passionate about Nike products and the consumer

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Meet Some of Nike, Inc.'s Employees

Scott M.

Global Talent Engagement Manager

Scott ensures that Nike’s candidates have a world-class experience with the company, from applications to interviews, and that they feel valued throughout the whole process.

Jennifer ".

Retail District Director

JT oversees all Nike stores in Oregon, including driving her district’s business strategy and ensuring each store team gets the support they need to best serve consumers.

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