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Strategic Planning Graduate Intern / Sports Equipment


Every successful team at Nike needs a brilliant game plan. Strategic Planning teams keep the company moving in the right direction by leading the strategic business planning process and spearheading transformational projects across Nike businesses and geographies. Embedded in teams across the company, strategy professionals explore complex business issues; conduct consumer, competitive and market analyses; create financial models and develop action plans. The Strategic Planning teams help write the future of sport by charting Nike’s path forward.


As our Strategic Planning Intern you'll work directly with senior executive leadership to develop and execute Nike, Inc.'s global long-term growth strategy. You'll independently lead cross-functional special project teams in support of general management to help identify and evaluate critical strategic priorities and/or strategic problems, and to catalyze action against these priorities through strategic and long-range business planning and performance management. In addition, you'll also assist in the identification, evaluation and execution of global Mergers & Acquisitions, new business development and strategic licensing related opportunities for Nike, Inc. and its portfolio of brands.



  • Currently pursuing an MBA or advanced degree with a graduation date of winter 2018 or spring 2019.
  • At least 4 years' total experience in corporate development, business development, corporate strategic planning, investment banking, management consulting, finance or related fields
  • Demonstrated ability to complete quantitative and qualitative analysis and financial models
  • Proven ability to conduct and/or analyze research related to consumers, industries and competitors
  • Problem structuring and strategic problem solving skills
  • Technical corporate finance and valuation skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with presenting and influencing senior leadership
  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at once with a level of ambiguity


  • Retail, Merchandising, and/or Product experience
  • Strong passion for Nike

    Applications due by February 12, 2018

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