Position Description

Spring 19' Intern - DC Shoes Merchandising
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 academic credit only internship**
Duration: College/University course dates

Boardriders, Inc.; Quiksilver, Roxy and DC Shoes offer 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 school 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)

What would you be doing?

The DC SHOES Merchandising Intern will...

  • Support Merchandising team in marketplace research for consumer and product insights through competitive shopping and utilizing different industry publications.
  • Gain understanding of different tools and reports used by Merchandising team to build seasonal strategies and assortments. 
  • Work alongside global and regional cross-functional teams to know each team’s roles and responsibilities.
  • Organize samples for each season’s assortments and help in set up/tear down of various meetings and trade shows.

What Skills, Major or Experience are we looking for?

  • Fashion, Apparel/Product Merchandising, Business majors preferred
  • Must be in a junior or senior year
  • Have an interest in fashion, street culture, sports, music, art, and/or action sports
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Must have good knowledge of Retail Math, be a multi-tasker


  • Interns receive a discount at our campus store
  • Access to our onsite gym
  • Attend company events
  • Unlimited networking opportunities
  • Casual work environment- “shorts, flip flops and tee shirts are acceptable!”
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