Position Description

Spring 19' Intern - DC Shoes Footwear Development
Location Corporate Headquarters
City Huntington Beach
State/Territory California
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Requisition Number:
Human Resources
Employment Duration:
Part time
Employment Status:

Company Overview

Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young‐minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company‐owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e‐ commerce channels.

Boardriders is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including: Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans

**This is an un-paid, for college credit internship**
Internship Duration:  College/University course semester dates

Boardriders, Inc. offers internships in various departments and provide college students with supervised practical experience in the workplace. You can intern in departments like Merchandising & Design, Retail Buying, Marketing, Public Relations, Operations and Human Resources to name a few.

To be considered for the Internship Program you     MUST :

· Be a Junior or Senior currently enrolled at a college or university; or enrolled in an MBA program    AND

· Receive academic credit for your internship    AND

· Able to provide proof of health insurance

(Please note: Students are eligible to intern during their course dates.  Students may not begin before course date or continue past course date unless authorization letter is provided)


The Fit/Wear Test Internship is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in the details and operation of footwear development. Not only will you get hands on experience in the science of building shoes, but you will also be assisting our development team in daily fit and wear testing for new and existing DC Shoes models. Your duties will consist of helping with the fit testing of shoes on office employees, filling out fit/wear test reports with the feedback received, and presenting the reports to the development team. You will occasionally be asked to help box up shoes and assist with data entry. Anyone with a passion for footwear would be a great candidate for this internship!


  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) ​
  • Attending school for product creation or textiles/materials a plus, but not required
  • Passion and desire for footwear a must!


  • Corporate discount at our campus store
  • Attend company events
  • Unlimited networking opportunities
  • Casual work environment- “shorts, flip flops and tee shirts are acceptable!”
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