Retail Intern



The Retail Intern will work with the Gift Shop Manager to maintain store inventory, identify and implement visual merchandising strategies, maintain a budget and increase revenue, structure store procedures, and suggest new opportunities. As SDAI’s store enters a new phase of development, the Retail Intern will help to identify audience engagement strategies alongside the implementation of new sales techniques.


Reports to:

Gift Shop Manager


FLSA Status:

Unpaid Position



Gain experience in day-to-date retail sales

Develop and maintain budgets

Implement new visual merchandising strategies

Working with other departments on content-related merchandising



Attend to SDAI and store visitors on a weekly schedule

Identify new products

Maintain inventory

Work with Communications team on social media

Printing daily reports

Photographing products

Writing product descriptions



Currently enrolled student or recent graduate

Proficiency with Windows or Mac operating systems, MS Office and POS software

Independent worker: self-motivated and organized

Interest in retail sales