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Everything you wanted to know about retail careers is here! Find resources to get the job you want and learn about the endless possibilities in the retail industry.

Currently working in retail? NRF has teamed up with University of Phoenix to offer full-tuition Dream BIG Scholarships to retail employees seeking to enhance their careers through education. Applications must be submitted by March 31.
Retail internships
10 interns share how their internships changed the way they thought about careers in the retail industry.
Getting Hired 101
Retail talent acquisition executives share top tips for getting hired through a strong resume, cover letter and interview skills.
Five ways to make it count
Executives from Macy’s, UncommonGoods, HSN, Tractor Supply Co. and Walgreens share key advice to making the most of a career in retail.
Retail Careers SmartBrief
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Sign up for NRF's Retail Careers SmartBrief: Today's intel for tomorrow's retail leaders. This free resource is delivered to your email inbox every Monday and Wednesday.

Careers at NRF

The National Retail Federation – the world’s largest retail trade association – has job openings and internships in Washington, D.C.

Traci's career in retail
Traci Merrick's career in retail

No two retail career paths are alike. Here's a look at one store manager's journey from part-employee to general manager at Crate and Barrel's flagship store on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.