Step Up 2 Leadership Program 2024 – Retail Intern – Colonial Williamsburg Job Details | aramark01T1


Job Description

Aramark’s Step Up to Leadership (S2L) Paid Internship Program targets motivated college underclassmen and rising seniors who are eager to gain valuable business skills and leadership experience. The S2L Program is designed to provide students with key experience, expertise, and resources to help position them competitively for full-time positions post-graduation. 
S2L interns gain relevant work experience, mentorship from industry leaders, and professional training to help them pursue what matters to them, both personally and professionally. Throughout the course of this premiere internship program, interns have the unique opportunity to take on leadership roles within Aramark while participating in structured program activities and development exercises. 

Opportunities within the S2L program are focused in seven Career Tracks within our business and provide key milestone experiences specific to each Career Track.  The S2L Program also offers a series of professional development trainings to supplement the learning that occurs through structured account experiences and on-the-job learning. S2L interns can expect: 
•    A paid 10–12-week experience 
•    Career readiness training & coaching 
•    Direct engagement with peers, mentors, and managers 
•    Professional network & personal brand development 
•    Structured career path conversations and learning development programs in preparation for potential full-time placement 
Aramark’s S2L Program is committed to fostering communities rooted in service, inclusion, and shared prosperity, empowering all individuals to make an impact! 

Job Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES-Listed below are the essential duties of this position including information around

necessary qualifications and work environment.

• Supervises the receiving and tagging of incoming merchandise

• Assigns daily tasks and ensures tasks are performed correctly and in a timely manner, while maintaining

high standards of customer service

• Coordinates the moving of incoming merchandise to retail office, storage area(s) and/or display floor

• Handles the storing of all incoming merchandise in assigned locations

• Ensures correct pricing on all products on the floor

• Maintains customer service standards

• Cashiers when necessary to expedite the processing of guest’s purchasing

• Responsible for the recording of damaged merchandise

• Merchandises the floor for maximum sale of all products

• Works with team members to facilitate the stocking of the floor with appropriate levels of merchandise

• Leads special projects (i.e., holidays, events, book signings, etc.) when needed

• Communicates with the manager to ensure all received products are placed on the retail floor as soon

as possible

• Leads the maintenance of inventory levels within guidelines

• Follows through with information to team members on new products or procedures applying the

information book on the floor.

• Works with manager to always ensure full productivity on the floor

• Interacts with customers for possible merchandising opportunities

• Takes charge of unpacking and pricing of new merchandise

• Conducts periodic inventory count based on schedule established by controller and retail buyer

• Ensures that packing slips and invoices are reconciled by the retail clerk

• Fully understands the point-of-sale system

• Follows and implements all wage and hour standards/procedures; to include meal breaks and


• In partnership with the manager, schedules staff on a weekly basis and resolves appropriate break

schedules to improve floor coverage and customer service.

• Trains new hires on Point of Service (POS) system, overall safety, and job responsibilities.


•    Open to those actively pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in any field of study. Please keep in mind that educational requirements may change depending on the responsibilities of the role. 
•    Ability to work flexible hours, which may include nights, weekends or holidays according to business needs. 
•    Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by Aramark for this position now or in the future. 
•    Aramark does not offer housing with the exception of our remote Aramark Destinations locations. 
•    All majors are welcome to apply! 
•    Strong organizational and time management skills 
•    Great verbal and written communication skills 
•    Must work well in both team and individualized tasks. 
•     Strong leadership, project management, and execution skills 
•    Dynamic working skills to handle change and ambiguity in a fast-paced environment 

Education About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you’re pursuing – a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work – our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

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