Summer Internship

Company Name:
L. L. Bean, Inc.
At L.L.Bean, we have a genuine excitement for the work we do, and that is why we have been a trusted source for quality apparel, reliable outdoor equipment and expert advice for over 100 years. Founded in 1912 by Leon Leonwood Bean, L.L.Bean has grown from a one-man operation to a global organization with annual sales of $1.6 billion. With our increasing number of retail and outlet stores throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic and our ever-evolving global Omni-Channel operation, L.L.Bean has enjoyed constant growth and a consistent level of success.
An internship at L.L.Bean is an introduction to our company that provides an opportunity for the right individual to contribute to moving the business forward and to gain exposure to key areas of the organization. Interns assume various project roles and responsibilities while working on current business opportunities that directly benefit L.L.Bean. Typical internship periods are 8 to 12 weeks in duration, beginning in the May-June time frame, and are to be guided by department leaders.
Recent internships at L.L.Bean have been in Corporate Marketing, Merchandising, Direct to Business, Supply Chain, Creative, Communications, IS, Human Resources, Corporate Partnerships and Customer Insights. Some of the recent intern projects have included:
o SEO projects for digital marketing
o Site analytics for
o Promotions analytics for corporate marketing
o Distribution engineering projects
o Rotational retail leadership opportunities
o Catalog and Ecommerce copywriting
o Talent acquisition for retail store expansion initiatives
o L.L.Bean Signature design support
o Website development projects supporting
o Java backend development projects
o Merchandising/product development projects
Summary of Job Tasks:
oParticipate in projects focused on current business needs.
oTake on miscellaneous responsibilities, which are intended to provide experience or exposure to the assigned departmental processes at L.L.Bean.
oCollaborate with team members, vendors, management, and cross-functionally with other departments depending on the scope of the project(s).
oMaintain communications with leaders of the internship.
oNetwork with other interns at L.L.Bean to gain a broader understanding of the company.
Health and Safety Requirement : Ensures compliance with the L.L.Bean comprehensive Health and Safety program by knowing and following all safety guidelines, policies, procedures and expectations. Takes immediate and appropriate action to rectify any unsafe conditions.
Candidates must be currently enrolled in college or a university degree program
o Passion for retail combined with a strong desire to represent the L.L.Bean brand
o Strong analytical, research, and demonstrated leadership skills
o Flexibility and willingness to work where needed during the internship experience
o Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills
o Excellent problem-solving skills and strong attention to detail
o Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic work environment
o Ability to work independently and collaboratively
o Interns are responsible for their own lodging within a commutable distance to Freeport and must have reliable transportation for the duration of the internship.
Students with the skills and qualifications we are seeking should submit a resume and cover letter noting your area or areas of interest through the 'apply for this job' link below.
L.L.Bean offers competitive wages, additional pay if working on a holiday, access to 401(k) program, as well as a significant (25-40%) employee discount. For more details, please refer to the benefits section on our website at

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