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Loss Prevention Intern in Tampa, FL

Learn More About The TJX Companies, Inc.

The TJX Companies, Inc.

Loss Prevention Intern in Tampa, FL
Tampa, FL Internship Paid


  • Robust training and development through classroom learning and on-the-job training
  • Ongoing mentorship from your Development Partner
  • Opportunity to present to senior leadership team upon internship completion

High performing interns may be offered one of multiple opportunities upon successful completion of their summer internship:

  • Continue on as a part-time Loss Prevention associate while completing your studies
  • Return for a second Loss Prevention summer internship
  • Join us in a full-time Loss Prevention role after graduation


Ready to make a substantial impact on our store operations – and our bottom line? During this internship, you’ll learn about retail from the inside out, and get a thorough understanding of why Loss Prevention is critical to every area of our business. Loss Prevention is partly about security, but also about managing change, and using strategic thinking to maximize our profits.

The Team:

Our Loss Prevention Department within The TJX Companies, Inc. represents one of the largest and progressive organizations in retail. We collaborate and provide support to all aspects of our business including, Home Office, Stores, Distribution Centers and Buying Offices. While each chain maintains an individual brand, we have implemented a best practices approach in our U.S. Divisions to positively impact and mitigate loss. Our mission is protecting Company assets, developing cohesive partnerships, maintaining confidentiality, professionalism and providing world-class service to our external and internal customers.

Through this internship, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Gain an introduction to the investigative methods that protect goods, company assets, employees and customers
  • Participate in investigations and surveillance operations
  • Analyze, prepare insights, and consult with business leaders on loss prevention objectives
  • Learn from and collaborate with loss prevention leaders
  • Learn how retail operations and distribution centers operate


Success is always in style at the TJX Companies! Ideal candidates will be strong leaders with a keen eye for process optimization and team leadership. At TJX, you will utilize your leadership and operational talents to be a part of a collaborative team working towards executing, delivering and achieving business goals and objectives. We are looking for natural leaders who never stop looking for efficiencies, improvements and new ways to think about loss prevention.

Specifically, we’re looking for:

  • Sophomores or Juniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Criminal Justice majors preferred, but not required
  • A genuine interest the loss prevention and investigations career path
  • Strong analytical skills and confidence in working with numbers
  • Proven leadership, team collaboration, and strong communication skills
  • Self-starters and fast learners with a “never done” work ethic
  • Openness to relocation and flexible work schedule depending on business needs

About Us

The TJX Companies, Inc. is the leading off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U.S. and worldwide, ranking No. 87 in the 2017 Fortune 500 listings. At the end of 2016, the Company had over $33 billion in revenues, more than 3,800 stores in 9 countries, 3 e-commerce sites, and approximately 235,000 Associates. We operate T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra Trading Post and Homesense, as well as tjmaxx.com and sierratradingpost.com, in the United States; Winners, HomeSense, and Marshalls in Canada; and T.K. Maxx in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Austria, the Netherlands, and Australia, as well as Homesense in the U.K. and Ireland and tkmaxx.com in the U.K. Simply put, we’re growing and that wouldn’t be possible without the ability to attract, develop and keep strong talent.

Our Associates personify our core TJX values of integrity, honesty and caring. They take intelligent risks and feel empowered to test new ideas and innovations. As Associates learn the business, we accept mistakes they may make as opportunities to learn and improve. We know it’s very important for us to attract ambitious and talented individuals, teach them the fundamentals of our off-price model, offer challenging assignments and support career growth so that Associates join us for a job and stay to build a career.

Fun Fact

We have over 1000 Buyers in our Merchandising organization! The majority have come through our entry-level Merchandising Development Program and have followed the career path to Buyer.

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