When school is out, you “betta” believe PetSmart is the place to be. By joining one of our immersive programs, you'll be prepared to dive right into a fulfilling career!
Whatever your major, you'll use your education and skill set to help make a positive impact on pets and pet parents.
Virtual Learning Program
This 7-week virtual learning program is for any college student looking to learn more about PetSmart and the retail industry.
Learn About PetSmart
Discover more about how we bring our mission to life. You’ll participate in insightful and informative panel discussions with business leaders and past interns.
Learn About Retail
Learn all about the retail industry, including the product lifecycle, supply chain operations and how to create exceptional customer experiences.
Best Summer Ever
Experience our 10-week, paid internship. Perks include pay, relocation, and housing*. Here’s what past students said about their summer.
*When internships are not virtual
You’ll have a manager available to work with day-to-day and a dedicated mentor to guide you through the summer. Of course, all of our teams are there to help, as well!
Our application process for 2022 summer interns is now open!
Pick Your Passion
Internships are available in most departments, including Information Technology, Merchandising, Marketing, Supply Chain, Human Resources, Finance, Product Development and more.
You'll spend your summer working on multiple projects that have a real impact on the company, and during your last week, you’ll present to members of our senior leadership team.
Merchant Rotational Program
During this 18-week rotation, you’ll be immersed in the world of merchandising: buying, planning and product development. Upon completion, you'll be placed within an entry-level role in digital merchandising.
hear from interns and trainees
of projects are presented to senior leadership, along with a chance to hear from J.K. Symancyk himself
in Phoenix during the summer. But don't worry, it's a dry heat!
hours of volunteering in the Phoenix community
of our interns accept full-time positions with us