Merchandising and Inventory Management Intern

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Dress for Success Austin

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Dress for Success Austin Boutique

The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.

Dress for Success Austin is seeking bright, dynamic, motivated interns to join our growing team of community helpers and local do-gooders in the Summer of 2019.

Interning with Dress for Success Austin gives students an opportunity to network with contacts from over 100+ different nonprofit and government organizations in the Austin area. Through project management, event planning, client relations, data analysis and much more, our interns gain the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the ins-and-outs of the nonprofit world.

Summer internships will take place June 3 - August 16. All internship opportunities are unpaid. Credit is not required but we can provide documentation if needed.

Merchandising and Inventory Management Intern

Reporting directly to our Inventory Manager, the Merchandising and Inventory Management Intern will be responsible for keeping our organization’s inventory organized and stocked, as well as sorting donations and training volunteers on sorting processes.


  • Manage influx of donations and sort, purge, merchandize, and organize inventory at the Dress for Success Austin boutique
  • Train volunteers on inventory management
  • Manage community groups with volunteer tasks
  • Create more efficient ways of managing inventory
  • Update documents relating to inventory management including inventory lists and instructions for purging days
  • Notify staff when inventory is needed

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be a current student seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree
  • Ability to work a minimum of 9 hours per week
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Outlook as well as strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detailed planning, time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of appropriate attire for interviews and employment
  • Knowledge and interest in fashion labels and consignment/thrift store merchandise
  • Positive, proactive and ability to exercise great judgment and common sense
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Creative problem-solver
  • Previous work experience in nonprofits a plus

To apply, send a resume and cover letter directly to Defne Comlek,

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Mon Jun 03, 2019 - Fri Aug 16, 2019


701 Tillery, Box 11, Suite A-5Austin, TX 78702



  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Merchandising
  • Customer Service




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-3 Shifts per week (3-4 hrs per shift)

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