Internships at National Retail Federation

Where: Washington, DC
Application Deadline: March 22, 2019

About NRF

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has represented retail for over a century. Every day, we passionately stand up for the people, policies and ideas that help retail thrive. As the nation’s largest private-sector employer, retail contributes $2.6 trillion to the annual gross domestic product (GDP). No other industry comes close. Wherever the industry goes, the nation follows — so we’re committed to helping retail go further.

Why intern at NRF
  • Earn valuable experience and make meaningful contributions.  Work on projects both independently and as part of a team in a friendly, collegial environment.
  • Gain insight and a different perspective of retail and see what it’s like to work for a team that celebrates, educates and inspires the retail industry.
  • Internships are paid ($14.00/hr.)
  • Flexible schedule: full-time (30-hours per week during summer) and part-time during fall/spring semesters. 

Cybersecurity Intern


  • Support NRF’s member-focused cybersecurity activities, including our cyber threat information sharing program.
  • Prepare initial drafts of cyber threat bulletins based on direction from senior staff.
  • Assist with content management on cyber threat portal.
  • Assist with identifying material for and drafting monthly member newsletters
  • Prepare summaries of relevant cybersecurity reports, events, webinars, etc.
  • Carry out research to identify cybersecurity stakeholders at NRF members and partner organizations.
  • Provide administrative support to NRF cybersecurity-related meetings and events.

Preferred Background and Skills:

  • Strong writing and research skills
  • Interest in and familiarity with cybersecurity technology and policy issues, as demonstrated by courses taken, prior internships, school projects, etc. 
  • Knowledge or experience related to cyber threat intelligence (tactics, techniques, adversaries) preferred but not required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software

Interested students should apply by sending their resume and cover letter to