Infrastructure Project Management Intern

Posted Date: Jan-20-2021

Job ID: 19044

Job Type: Full Time

Job Function: Internship

City: Seattle

State: Washington

Store: Seattle HQ

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What's cool about this job

We are looking for a Project Management Intern to contribute to REI's success by managing aspects of one or more of our infrastructure portfolio initiatives. This includes planning, scheduling, coordinating activities and dependencies across various teams along with providing communication and visibility on progress and potential blockers. The Project Manager Intern work closely with cross functional teams to ensure successful delivery of portfolio work. 

Throughout the course of your internship experience, you will work alongside supportive team members who will help you elevate and grow in a fun, high-energy environment. We view the intern role as an equal opportunity to learn from the intern we will bring on. We know you will have great ideas and we want to give you a platform to share and apply those ideas.  

Examples of our Intern projects may include:  

  • REI Store build outs 
  • What does it take to get an REI store opened? Be part of our New Store Program team and learn what it takes to stand up all the technologies to support and run and REI store. Aside from IT teams, you will work with multiple non-IT groups such as Construction, Fixtures, Retail Operations, Procurement and more. 
  • Device Lifecycle management 
  • Learn about supply chains and end to end management of keeping business environments maintained with relevant hardware. Work with various IT groups and Retail Operations to plan, procure and refresh end of life equipment in our retail stores.  
  • Process improvement 
  • Lean, Six Sigma, TQM or other methodologies can be used to improve aspects of various delivery lifecycles and processes used to get work done. Bring an execution improvement mindset and make a lasting positive impact on the Co-op and environment. 

REI Introduction and Exposure to: 

  • Retail IT environments and systems 
  • Infrastructure required to keep businesses going 
  • Challenging project assignments 
  • Project and process management activities 
  • Cross-divisional intern activities  
  • Mentorship  

Bring your passion and expertise

Job functions include: 

  • Project planning, facilitation, communication, and leading efforts 
  • Collaborating across teams and stakeholders 
  • Continuous improvement mindset and recommendations for process improvements 

Qualifications and expectations: 

  • Currently majoring in CS or CSE undergrad 
  • Coursework completed in some following areas: CS Principals, Software Engineering, Project Management, Information Systems, Vendor Management 
  • Candidates should have a strong aptitude in analytics, teamwork and problem solving 


At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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