Fall '18 Intern, Merchandising

DC Shoes - Huntington Beach, CA

Posted: August 23rd, 2018


Company Overview

Boardriders, Inc., is the world’s leading action sports and lifestyle company that designs, produces and distributes branded apparel, footwear and accessories for Boardriders around the world. The Company’s apparel and footwear brands, represent a casual lifestyle for young?minded people who are inspired by a passion for outdoor action sports. The Company’s Quiksilver, Billabong, Roxy, DC Shoes, RVCA, Element, VonZipper, Xcel, Kustom and Palmers brands have authentic roots and heritage in surf, snow and skate. With approximately 10,000 team members globally, the Company’s products are sold in more than 110 countries in a wide range of distribution, including surf shops, skate shops, snow shops, its proprietary Boardriders stores and other Company?owned retail stores, select department stores and through various e? commerce channels.

**This is an un-paid, for college credit internship**
Duration: College/University course dates

To be considered for the Internship Program you  MUST :

  • Be a Junior or Senior currently enrolled at a college or university; or enrolled in an MBA program  AND
  • Receive school credit for your internship  AND
  • Able to provide proof of health insurance

(Please note: Students are eligible to intern during their course dates.  Students may not begin before course date or continue past course date unless authorization letter is provided)

What would you be doing?

The DC SHOES Merchandising Intern will...

  • Support Merchandising team in marketplace research for consumer and product insights through competitive shopping and utilizing different industry publications.
  • Gain understanding of different tools and reports used by Merchandising team to build seasonal strategies and assortments. 
  • Work alongside global and regional cross-functional teams to know each team’s roles and responsibilities.
  • Organize samples for each season’s assortments and help in set up/tear down of various meetings and trade shows.

What Skills, Major or Experience are we looking for?

  • Fashion, Apparel/Product Merchandising, Business majors preferred
  • Must be in a junior or senior year
  • Have an interest in fashion, street culture, sports, music, art, and/or action sports
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Must have good knowledge of Retail Math, be a multi-tasker


  • Interns receive a discount at our campus store
  • Access to our onsite gym
  • Attend company events
  • Unlimited networking opportunities
  • Casual work environment- “shorts, flip flops and tee shirts are acceptable!”
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About DC Shoes

Founded by Ken Block and Damon Way in 1993, DC quickly grew to become a leader in performance skateboarding shoes and a renowned action sports brand. Today DC stands as a global brand whose product line has expanded to include men’s, women’s and kids’ skateboarding and lifestyle shoes, apparel, snowboards, snowboard boots, outerwear, and accessories.

As one of the cornerstones of its marketing strategy, DC has built a world-class team of professional skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX,motocross and rally athletes that exemplify and enhance DC’s brand, develop its signature products, and support its promotional efforts. DC is a subsidiary of Quiksilver, Inc.