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MBA Leadership Seminar (Fall 2021)

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Target is one of the world’s most recognized brands and one of America’s leading retailers. And the only constant in retail? Change. Our business is constantly evolving, using big ideas to solve complex problems.   

MBA Leadership Seminar Fall 2021:  

This experience is tailored for the best and brightest MBA students interested in a career at Target. Designed for select MBA students, this experience builds practical skills and will feature a preview of careers at Target along with sessions focused on the retail industry, how Target develops leaders, and Diversity and Inclusion. The event will culminate in an interview with the Leadership Development Rotational Program (LDRP) or Finance Leadership Development Program (FLDP). All of this is guided by our influential leaders who have a breadth of industry and professional knowledge. Come learn, develop, and network with like-minded individuals. 

Interviewing for Summer 2022 Internship roles for the following programs:  

About LDRP:  

Target’s Leadership Development Rotational Program is a 2-year rotational program and development curriculum designed to provide a set of experiences to build enterprise empathy by learning in business functions outside the traditional career path, developing cross functional influence by driving meaningful outcomes, and deepening leadership experiences to accelerate the development of future leaders. Within this program, your experiences could span  Finance,  Merchandising, and Stores. LDRP Overview Video

About FLDP:  

The Finance Leadership Development Program is a 3-year accelerated development curriculum designed to attract, develop and retain talented leaders within Finance with the goal of making the Finance organization and Target better. Sr. Managers in FLDP typically complete two roles in key FP&A areas. When joining Target in the FLDP, you will immediately become an integral part of your FP&A team.  

Event Date: November 11-12, 2021

About you:  

Currently enrolled in first year of Business School, with 4 to 6 years of previous work experience 

Strong analytical, decision-making, project management and organizational skills 

Outstanding communication and relationship-building aptitude 

Creative problem-solving and risk-taking skills 

Ability to balance strategic thinking and attention to detail 

Superior leadership skills with enthusiasm, initiative and a passion for results 

Application Process:  

Please provide a copy of your current resume & essay question responses.  

Essay question responses should be no longer than 250 words or 500 words total for both parts. Save and attach to your application.  

Essay Questions:  

Part 1: What makes you excited about solving problems within a retail Corporate environment? How have you seen Target make a difference this year?   

Part 2: When you think about the topics covered by the MBA Leadership Seminar, what do you hope to learn from and contribute to this experience?  

Please indicate your program of interest in your response. Participants will only interview with one program as part of the Seminar. The essay responses provided by participants will allow us to personalize this experience.  

Application Deadline: October 15, 2021

Location: Virtual. Final event logistics will be communicated to participants.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.

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