Job Description

Carter’s, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at,,, and The Company’s Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, its Just One You brand is available at Target, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter’s is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at

Baby Clothing, Kids Clothes, Toddler Clothes | Carter's

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Essential Job Functions (Tasks, duties and responsibilities most important to get the job done)

  • Support merchant team with sample management and organization.  Prepares samples for key milestone meetings.
  • Trains and shadows with merchandising team to develop understanding of the calendar, product lifecycle, and process.
  • Analyzes selling and competition to put together competitive analysis through in store and online research.  Develops a point of view for Carter’s brand positioning relative to competition.  Presents key findings to merchant team as part of a final project for the summer.
  • Responsible for printing, organizing and distributing key weekly selling report information and updated line sheets.
  • Supports merchandising team with all aspects line structure development

Knowledge, skill and ability requirements (minimum competencies required for job performance)

  • Strong financial acumen as demonstrated through coursework and team projects required
  • Polished presentation skills required: ability to present in casual cross-functional setting and formal business meetings with leadership
  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive required
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office required (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Pursuing or completed a degree, preferably in a related field (Apparel Merchandising, Product Development, Business, Economics)
  • Understanding of apparel production techniques preferred
  • Retail store experience preferred
  • Previous internship or related experience in Merchandising is a plus

Prior Work Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (Apparel Merchandising, Product Development, Business, Economics)
  • Retail store experience preferred
  • Previous internship or related experience in Merchandising is a plus
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (3.2 strongly preferred)
  • Enrollment in a Bachelor/Master’s degree program at the time of the internship (certificate programs are not eligible)
  • Availability to start on the designated start date in May
  • Availability to work for a minimum of 10 out of the 11 weeks of the defined internship period which runs from May-August


NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The duties described may be changed or reassigned at the discretion of management, and the employee may be required to perform duties that are not listed in the job description.

Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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