Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
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Company gym at some corporate locations
Frequent social events
Workers are promoted from within
Fortune 50 top in diversity
- Frequent relocation
ABOUT THIS COMPANY:Big business
Wal-Mart Stores is the world’s largest retailer, with more than 8,000 retail units under 53 different banners in 15 countries worldwide. The company operates its eponymous discount stores that sell everything from clothes to books to electronics, and account for over 70 percent of the company’s revenue. Wal-Mart Supercenters add groceries to the product mix, while the smaller Neighborhood Market locations stock only grocery items. Wal-Mart also owns and operates Sam’s Club warehouse stores.
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YOUR CAREER AT Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. offers numerous opportunities to help you pursue your goals, whether you are a college student or working towards your MBA. We are committed to providing our associates with opportunities to grow within the company through a variety of career choices and leadership development programs. Our Corporate Intern Program, at our home office in Bentonville, Arkansas, provides unique, hands-on experience in exciting fields such as buying, aviation, real estate, global procurement, supply chain management, information systems, international, finance, logistics, product development, and many more. During a 10 to 12 week program interns learn how a successful multimillion-dollar business operates and enjoy interaction with leaders of the company through mentorship and an executive speaking series. Our MBA internship provides opportunities for the more advanced business student. Each MBA intern is assigned an specific project to work on throughout the summer to learn key business functions as well as participate in the daily functions of their team. Presentations are made on these projects at the end of each the internship to provide an overview of accomplishments as well as business impact. We partner each intern with a sponsor to help monitor and help them through this process as well as provide developmental feedback.