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Vans Sustainability And Social Responsibility Summer Intern

VF Corporation

Vans Sustainability And Social Responsibility Summer Intern

Costa Mesa, CA
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    Vans Sustainability and Social Responsibility Summer Intern USCA > USA > California > Costa Mesa HQ - Shared/en-US/vfc_careers/job/USCA--USA--California--Costa-Mesa-HQ---Shared/Vans-Sustainability-and-Social-Responsibility-Summer-Intern_R-20181228-0050/apply Job Description Vans: Be a Part of the Original It was never about waving the brand like a flag, it was always about the people Paul Van Dorennbsp; Vans is the original action sports footwear company, rooted in authenticity and creativity. Founded in 1966, Vans has thrived on a legacy of impacting our greater community through four pillars: action sports, music, art and street culture. We are constantly inspired by the expressive creators within our company and community as they bring new and innovative perspectives to help shape and transform the future of our business. At Vans, our culture sets us apart and influences everything we do. We are driven by five values:nbsp; 1.nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;We are determined.nbsp; 2.nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;We are connected to our consumers and to each other.nbsp; 3.nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;We are inclusive.nbsp; 4.nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;We are expressive and fun.nbsp; 5.nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;And most of all, we are a family.nbsp; Vans is a subsidiary of VF, the worlds largest apparel and footwear company, comprised of more than 25 brands. We are leaders in global footwear, apparel and accessories, available in more than 170 countries worldwide. As we continue to expand, VF and Vans take great measures in developing and growing our people.nbsp; Vans is founded on a culture of learning. We take pride in our ability to facilitate learning opportunities by providing the resources and tools necessary to support each individuals pursuit of growth to achieve future goals. In order to prioritize career growth within our company, Vans offers courses on topics such as leadership, communication, collaboration and technical skills to ensure our employees are self-motivated and fulfilled with our rapidly growing business. By joining the Vans family, you will be immersed in an environment of incredibly supportive and collaborative people. We work very hard across a multitude of large initiatives to bring the Van Doren spirit to life. We live for what we do. Social Responsibility and Sustainability Intern: Become the Newest Member of the Vans Familynbsp; As Social Responsibility and Sustainability Intern, you will have the opportunity to create a plan for recycling and repurposing Vans in store displays and visual merchandise. You will utilize your love of Vans and experience in the retail space to impact our sustainability mission. You will partner closely with our retail operations team, store associates, and visual merchandisers. This project will influence the business beyond the summer and you will leave your mark on creating a more environmentally friendly family.nbsp; How You Will Make a Difference:nbsp; nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;Research best practices within: VF, the apparel and footwear industry and beyond nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;Benchmark what we do now vs. competitive set nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;Conduct internal stakeholder research with: environmental design, retail operations, and finance to understand challenges and opportunities nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;Develop KPIs and a tracking system to be used by environmental design nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;Create a plan for recycling seasonal POP, banners and other items from store refreshesnbsp; nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;Create communication on the plan for stakeholders within the business Skills for Success: Educational/ Position Requirements: Years of Related Professional Experience: 0-1 yearnbsp; nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;One previous internship experience desired. nbsp; nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;Currently enrolled full time or graduated within one year from an accredited education institution. nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;A strong participation level and/or interest in various action sports, street culture, music and/or art.nbsp; nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;An independent thinker and ability to contribute in an independent environment. nbsp; Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements: nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;Travel by air and overnight, as required 10% amount of time. nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;Lifting and/or bending 10 pounds amount of weight. Posted TodayPart timeR-20181228-0050 Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor amp; Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage. VF Diversity Vision Statement VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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