Internship Merchandising Category
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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, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

For Nike merchants, everything begins and ends with the consumer. The Nike Merchandising team understands consumer needs and market capacity to create the right product mix for marketplaces around the world.

They blend art with science to bring Nike’s category vision to life in all retail environments from stores to online. The Merchandising team has the unique ability to see beyond trends to identify what’s next and deliver the right products, in the right places at the right time and price.


Nike offers a variety of internships in the Merchandising Department each year. During your internship, you will play a key role supporting Nike in building product lines and assortments that inspire and meet our customer needs.

You will support one of the specific Categories, based on your interest and knowledge, like for example : Sportswera / Lifestyle, Women, Training, Running or Football.

Do you have a preference for any? Let us know in your CV or cover letter!

Every internship will give you the chance to work in a challenging environment and perform the following activities :

  • Manage product information in our systems (key styles, materials, color, innovation both for footwear and apparel) and maintain data throughout the season;
  • Create and maintain merchandising tools such as visual assortments, line plans, price analysis tools, competitive analysis etc.;
  • Obtain Consumer and Marketplace Insights through focus groups, trend research, retail visits;
  • Business analytics of obtained data to support informed merchandising decisions;
  • Build product assortments to hand over to the Sales department;
  • Participate in compiling and delivering presentations within the business;
  • Support the team with reporting and leading projects based on business needs.
  • Please note that we will assign you to specific projects and responsibilities based on your personal preferences as well as your performance during the recruitment process.


  • 3rd / 4th year student within Business, Marketing, Fashion Management, Product Management, or other related fields;
  • Fluency in English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills;
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Result orientation and ability to prioritize.
  • Academic, volunteering or previous internship experiences related to Merchandising are a plus (please include in your CV);
  • Passion for the Nike brand and sports in general.
  • In order to be eligible for an internship, you must :

  • Be a student for the whole duration of the internship (enrolled in a university / higher education institution);
  • Have an EU passport or an EU work permit.
  • Start date : August 1st, 2018

    Duration : 6 or 12 months (12 months availability strongly preferred)

    This internship is open to students outside of the Netherlands.

    TO APPLY? Click on Apply Now’ to submit your CV in English no later than May 21st. .

    Suitable candidates will be contacted by the end of May the first stage of the selection (video interview). The final interviews will take place during June.

    Please note that where legally permissible, you may be asked to consent to a pre-employment screening for this position, which will be conducted in accordance with applicable laws and the Nike Applicant Background Check Policy.

    Product Management & Merchandising

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