The College and University Partner Program is part of the NRF Foundation’s mission to demonstrate career opportunities the retail industry offers in a variety of fields to students who have not yet chosen a career path, and to ensure that students already pursuing retail careers have tools and information to be successful upon graduation.
“We are thrilled to welcome these new partners, who share our commitment to shaping retail’s future,” said NRF Senior Vice President and NRF Foundation Executive Director Ellen Davis. “Working with top universities to provide education, experiences and scholarships to students will help ensure that the retail talent pipeline continues to grow as our industry expands.”
As College and University Partners, faculty and students gain access to resources that NRF and the Foundation offer, including networking opportunities with retail professionals and recruiters through Student Programs, held in conjunction with Retail’s BIG Show and the Shop.org Summit, complimentary membership in the NRF Student Association for any currently-enrolled student, and access to industry research.
Additionally, each school is eligible to participate in the NRF Foundation Student Challenge, and nominate students for the newly-created Next Generation Scholarship, which is the pinnacle achievement for students who demonstrate the skills and passion to become a future retail leader. Partners will receive one complimentary educator pass and discounted student registration for the upcoming Retail’s BIG Show, including the Student Program.
Click here to view list of universities
National Retail Federation
Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016
The Central government is likely to extend the recently approved Rs...
Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Oct 2016
Reebok, a pioneer in the sporting goods industry, has brought sneaker ...
Sunil Kumar Sharma
Loknayak JPNSSSG Ltd
'The blend of cotton–linen yarn has high demand in the domestic and...
‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...
Dow Microbial Control
'Silvadur is most rapidly adopted in areas where hygiene-conscious and...
Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...
Biovation II LLC
Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...
Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...
Somaiya Kala Vidya
Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...
Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...
Silvia Venturini Fendi
"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...
Apparel/Garments | On 21st Oct 2016