A Fortune 500 company, the Kroger Co. is one of the largest supermarket and consumer products chains in the United States. The firm operates 2,476 supermarkets and department stores in 31 states under two dozen local names (including Kroger, Ralphs, City Market, Dillons, Smith’s, Fry’s, QFC, Bakers, Owen’s, Hilander, Gerbes and Scott’s). In addition to these, Kroger’s holdings include 393 fine jewelry stores, 737 supermarket fuel centers, 41 food processing plants and 779 convenience stores. The company reported fiscal sales of $76.7 billion for 2009.
Kroger has various summer internship and academic year co-op programs, including the store management training program, manufacturing career training program, information systems and services, engineering, auditing, human resources, accounting and pharmacy. In addition to the corporate intern training programs, Kroger offers many regional and special internships, including the Fred Meyer Internship Program (in Ore.), Cincinnati/Dayton Division Garnes Ward Internship Program (in Ohio), Fry’s Internship Program (in Ariz.), Great Lakes Division Internship Program (for students at an Ohio college or university), Multicultural Business Scholars Program (for students at the University of Kansas) and a partnership with INROADS.
Open to current college students. Requirements vary by position.
Number of Interns: 101 or more
Academic Level: College Freshmen, College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors
Kansas City, KS
Little Rock, AR
Los Angeles, CA
Salt Lake City, UT