Burlington Planning & Allocation Intern in Burlington, New Jersey


If you want real world retail experience with one of largest off-price retailers in the nation, join the nationally-ranked Burlington Stores, Inc. internship program as a Planning & Allocation Intern! Are you a full-time student pursuing your Bachelor’s degree? Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA? Are you interested in a career as a Merchandise Planner or Allocator? Are you a self-motivated, team player, with strong analytical, organizational and communication skills? If so, this may be the right opportunity for you!

As an intern, you’ll work out of our Florence, NJ corporate offices. This won’t be your typical internship experience making copies and getting coffee! Throughout the comprehensive 10-week summer program, you’ll work side by side with industry leaders to gain practical knowledge and skills through your departmental assignment and a full understanding of what it’s like to work in the fun and fast-paced world of off-price retail! You and the other members of your summer intern class will receive a comprehensive orientation program to get your started on the right foot. You’ll be partnered with a current Allocation Analyst or Location Planning Analyst who will serve as your “buddy” for support and guidance. Throughout the summer, you’ll participate in Leadership Development Seminars, Classroom-style training in areas like Retail Math and Microsoft Excel, visit to market in NYC, tours of our stores and distribution centers, shadowing days where you can explore alternative career paths and learn about other key parts of the business, and community service projects – not to mention a variety of team-building social activities to help you get to know your intern class!

Upon graduation, many alumni of our internship program go on to join our team as full-time Allocation Analysts and enjoy a clear career path and variety of career development opportunities, where high-performing associates can rise through the ranks from Allocation Analyst to Location Analyst, Location Analyst to Associate Chain Planner, Associate Chain Planner to Chain Planner, Chain Planner to Senior Chain Planner, Senior Chain Planner to Planning & Allocation Manager, all the way up to Director, VP and beyond!


  • Work on the planning and allocations team of one of our divisions

  • Assist the planners and allocators with analysis and review of the business

  • Participate in developing strategies to drive store and chain merchandise financial results

  • Develop reports and analyze information to inform business decisions

  • Participate in the forecasting process to capitalize on business opportunities

  • Assist in developing regional planning strategies to maximize profitable sales

Candidates must be full-time students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree , must be within 2 years of graduation and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above . Travel for market visits, competitive shopping, tours, and other activities will be required.

If you…

…are excited to deliver great values to customers every day;

…take a sense of pride and ownership in helping drive positive results for a team;

…are committed to treating colleagues and customers with respect;

…believe in the power of diversity and inclusion;

…want to participate in initiatives that positively impact the world around you;

Come join our team. You’re going to like it here!

Perks and benefits include an associate discount, free on-site gym, and much more! We work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Posting Number 2018-78344
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 2006 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Position Type Seasonal Full-Time
Career Site Category College
Position Category College & MBA Internships
Evergreen Yes