Students: Jumpstart Your Career

Check out what we have in store!

You know us as a grocery store, but do you know we’re so much more? We’re a Fortune 20 company bringing innovation, social commitment and a team of 450,000 awesome associates together to make the day a little brighter for our customers, communities and each other. And YOU are a key ingredient to our success. Why? YOU bring fresh perspective and new ideas that help us see things differently. It keeps us moving forward. At Kroger, we believe interns, recent high school graduates and those new to the workforce are an important ingredient in our recipe for success.

Wherever you live from coast to coast, opportunities abound here. We’re serving up internships and full-time positions across all areas of our business from Technology & Digital, Marketing, Retail Operations, Management, Transportation and more. Join our team. Stay for the benefits, grow with the possibilities.

Program Overview

Internships at Kroger offer a genuine workplace experience to give you a thorough understanding of our business. Our interns work on real projects and see real results across all areas of our business from supermarket divisions, manufacturing and supply chain to corporate and technology. Think of all you could learn through leadership training and development, mentorship programs, volunteer opportunities and diversity training. You even get involved with networking events that connect you with senior leaders. With 12-week rotations offered in the fall, spring and summer, the program gives you a chance to experience what makes Kroger a great place to work.

Where Are They Now

Linda WeberVice President of Supply, Manufacturing, & Finance Technology
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Rosemary ReidMeeting Planner
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Rylan NorrisLabor Healthcare Strategy Analyst
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Shantavia WebbDivision Human Resource Lead
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Tenniqua HayesTalent Acquisition for Manufacturing and Distribution
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Day in the Life

Wonder what you do in a day as an intern? It’ll depend on your role, but we can promise you’ll be in the game working on challenging projects that impact our strategic initiatives and improve our business. It’s this kind of immersion that’ll help you figure out where you fit best and how to seek out your personal path to success. A typical day might involve attending project meetings, completing meaningful, hands-on work assignments, connecting with leaders, and training with team members. You’ll also get invited to networking events and professional development workshops.


Testimonials from our Current Interns

“Not to brag, but the Kroger program is just so much better than the internships some of my friends have.”Alexander Hill General Merchandise Intern
“Kroger is the first company I’ve interned with where I don’t have the Monday dreads.”Momo Kinder Technology Intern
“At Kroger, they really want to help facilitate growth for me.”Alexandra Shugart Human Resources Intern
“There’s just so many different things you can do here with an internship at Kroger.”Aaron Lopez Human Resources Intern

Campus Partnerships

Did you know Kroger has a long history of collegiate partnerships all across the United States, including many historically Black and Hispanic-affiliated colleges and universities. Throughout the year, we set up Kroger-led career panels, mock interviews, and on-site visits with our University partners.

You’ll also see our division teams at the schools’ fall and spring career fairs. Our current list of active collegiate partnerships have grown to nearly 50.

  • Auburn University
  • Baylor University
  • Central State University
  • Cincinnati State University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Dalton State University
  • Florida A&M University
  • Hampton University
  • Howard University
  • Indiana University
  • Jackson State University
  • Kansas State University
  • Kennesaw State University
  • Kent State University
  • Kentucky State University
  • Lemoyne-Owen College
  • Miami University
  • Michigan State University
  • Morehouse College
  • Mount St Joseph University
  • North Carolina A&T University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Ohio Northern University
  • Oregon State University
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Purdue University
  • Schoolcraft Community College
  • Spelman College
  • Tennessee State University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Southern University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Tuskegee University
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Houston
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Louisville
  • University of Michigan
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Western Michigan University
  • Wilberforce University
  • Wittenberg University
  • Xavier University

Answering some of your big questions:

When does a Kroger internship take place?

We offer 12-week internships in the fall, spring, and summer. Learn more at

When should I apply for Kroger’s internship program?

We offer 12-week internships in the fall, spring, and summer. Learn more at

Are internships paid?

Yes! All of our internships are paid.

What should I expect as a Kroger intern?

It’s an opportunity to show off your skills. Let us see how you think. We want your fresh perspective. You’ll get to engage with the business and challenge our teams to think differently. We hope while you’re learning about Kroger, you’ll be inspired by our people and you’ll get real work experience that will move you ahead in your career.

What makes me eligible to be a Kroger intern?

We want you to be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university, have a passion to learn and the initiative to take on new challenges!

Where are internships located?

We have internships all across the country in various lines of business! Check out our Careers section on where they are located.

What majors do you accept?

We welcome all majors because great opportunities are available across all areas of our business including accounting, finance, manufacturing, supply chain, human resources, pharmacy, technology, and engineering (just to name a few!)

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