About Our Company

Chico’s FAS, through its brands – Chico's, White House Black Market, Soma Intimates, and Boston Proper, is a leading women's omni-channel specialty retailer of private branded, sophisticated, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing items. Under the Chico’s, White House Black Market, Soma Intimates and Boston Proper names, the company operates about 1,500 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S. and Canada and has direct-to-consumer channels for each of its brands.

College Recruitment at Chico's FAS, Inc.

At Chico’s FAS, Inc., we offer both Internship and Executive Management Training programs for college students. Both programs are exciting opportunities for college students interested in pursuing a career in retailing. We invite you to learn more about the Most Amazing Place to Work, Learn, and Grow by reviewing the information below.

Our Associates are our competitive advantage. Their heart, determination, innovation, and teamwork are contagious and create an entrepreneurial spirit that makes working hard and getting things done not only productive but FUN!

Our Ideal Interns and Trainees:

  • Take initiative
  • Are Strong communicators
  • Proactively solve problems
  • Are professionally mature
  • Are creative and innovative

Find out for yourself if Chico’s FAS, Inc. is a perfect fit for you!

Internships

Internships are offered year round at our National Store Support Center in Fort Myers, Florida. Interns will be exposed to the overall retail business and assist with special projects. The 10 week internships at Chico’s provide the ability to apply formal course work studies into a career setting and gain an understanding of the roles of Retail professionals. As a Chico’s FAS, Inc. Intern you will join a group of individuals from a variety of schools. Our Internship program will help you develop the skills you will need when you graduate!

Internship program highlights:

  • Leadership and cross-functional learning opportunities
  • Opportunity to spend time in our boutiques, learning about store processes and customer interaction
  • Exposure to the senior leadership team
  • Hands on learning in a critical functional area
  • Lunch and Learn discussions on a variety of retail topics
  • Other benefits include access to our brand new state of the art fitness center, access to our Company Store, associate discount, casual dress code, and a tropical climate location within minutes of the beach!

Who can apply:

  • Junior or Senior status at an accredited college or university

Intern Requirements

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills
  • Ability to relocate to Fort Myers, Florida for the duration of the program

What it pays:

  • Competitive hourly rate + invaluable experience

What Interns are saying:

“The Chico’s internship program provides the opportunity to shadow cross-functional departments which puts every step you do into prospective. Your supervisor helps build you in understanding processes, goals, and teamwork that are very beneficial to your experience.” Assistant Manager- Product Development

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Executive Management Training Program

The Chico’s FAS, Inc. Executive Management Training Program is an exciting opportunity for graduating college seniors pursuing a career in retailing. As a Chico’s FAS, Inc. Management Trainee you will join a group of individuals from a variety of schools. Trainees are hired into a 12 week on the job training program and upon completion of the program are hired into entry level positions.

Trainee program highlights:

  • Leadership and cross-functional learning opportunities
  • Opportunity to spend time in our boutiques, learning about store processes and customer interaction
  • Structured on-the-job training
  • Interaction with our Executive Team
  • Tour and overview of our Distribution Center Operations in Winder, Georgia
  • Mentoring by a senior leader
  • Classroom training and business case studies
  • Other benefits include access to our brand new state of the art fitness center, access to our Company Store, casual dress code, associate discount and a tropical climate location within minutes of the beach!

Who can apply:

  • BS/BA degree from an accredited college or university


Trainee Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum cumulative one-year retail experience (summer jobs, part-time/full-time work, and internships)
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Willingness to relocate to Fort Myers, Florida

What Trainees are saying:

"The Corporate Training Program at Chico’s FAS Inc prepared me not only for my position in the Public Relations department, but also provided me with the tools and training to understand various parts of the business. Through group assignments and classes, I was able to build a network of friends with several contacts across our 3 sister brands in various areas of the business. Overall, the Corporate Training Program provided me with a solid foundation to build my career on at Chico’s FAS Inc."
Senior Specialist, Public Relations


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