Cincinnati-based Macy’s Inc. has hired more than 1,000 students from U.S. colleges and universities this year for slots in the company’s Executive Development Program (EDP) and for summer internships nationwide.
The hires include 695 new college graduates for full-time EDP positions, an entry-level step in building a career as an executive with the company. In addition, 325 college students—primarily those between their junior and senior years—have joined Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s as interns in stores, merchandising, private-brand development, ecommerce, information technology, logistics, finance, marketing and human resources functions.
Macy’s, Inc. is ranked among the Top 25 organizations for business students in Universum USA’s 2013 survey of “America’s Ideal Employers.” The ranking is based on surveys completed by more than 65,000 students on 312 university campuses nationwide.
This is the second consecutive year in which Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s college hiring exceeded 1,000 positions. The 2013 class of college hires was recruited from more than 55 American college and universities.