Students and Early Career

Starting a new career is a big deal, and at Burlington, we love big deals! If you are looking to start your Merchandising career and grow with a diverse team, in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, learn how you can hit the ground running in our Assistant Buyer, Allocation Analyst, or Internship programs.

Your Career Begins Here

When you are starting your career, there are so many reasons why you will love Our Burlington. At Burlington, you will play a role in evolving our off-price model. You will be a part of a company that is committed to driving results, emphasizing trust and respect, and building teams and partnerships. We listen to the individual viewpoints of our diverse workforce through open and honest communication and recognize those who make a difference. Great performance leads to exciting career opportunities, so as we grow, you do too. We have a caring work environment, and the generosity of our associates and customers helps to improve the communities in which we live and work and beyond.

Our Programs

Assistant Buyer Development Program

Our hands-on Assistant Buyer program will allow you to tie in your love for the latest trends with training in merchandising, mentorship, skills-based, learning and more. As part of the program, you will experience buying trips to NYC (East coast associates) or Los Angeles (West coast associates), classes in negotiation skills, comp shopping, and meetings with key members of our team. You will be placed on one of our Buying teams where you will be trained on our off-price model and begin building your career.

Allocation Analyst Development Program

If you love data and are passionate about the latest trends, our Allocation Analyst Program may be a great fit for you! Through this program, you learn how to utilize your analytical skills as well as leverage a variety of technology and business intelligence to effectively allocate merchandise to our stores. You will then join one of our Planning teams and be responsible for ensuring timely and proper placement of merchandise.

Internship Program

Our 10-week summer internship program is designed to provide you with a toolkit for success throughout your career in our Merchandising, Planning, and other corporate departments. Throughout your internship, you will have the opportunity to work side by side with knowledgeable professionals, gain practical knowledge and skills, and understand your role in supporting our company goals. You will participate in seminars, training, tours of our facilities, shadowing days with other areas of our business, and community service projects.

Get a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to be a part of our programs from Assistant Buyers, Allocation Analysts, and interns!

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Notice for Applicants Who Reside in New York City and Who Are Considering Applying for the following roles: Allocation Analyst, Assistant Buyer and Intern

Please note that, as part of the application process for these roles, all applicants will undergo an assessment developed by a company called HireVue that uses video interviewing and game-based assessments. This process will allow Burlington to assess the following job qualifications and characteristics that it believes are critical to success in these roles, for example: adaptability, dependability, drive for results, willingness to learn, communication, relationship building, team orientation, problem solving and cognitive ability.

Should an applicant wish to request an alternative selection process or a reasonable accommodation, please send an email to . Upon receipt, Burlington will review the request and engage in further discussions with the candidate as needed to respond.

Additionally, should an applicant like further information on the type of data collected during this assessment, the source of such data, and the applicable data retention policy, please send an email to . A response will be provided within 30 days of such a request.

Burlington has been using HireVue Assessments since 8/20/2020. This assessment tool is regularly subject to a bias audit. Here are summaries of the results of the most recent bias audits conducted on 7/5/2023 and 11/1/2023: Intern or new college graduate , Allocation Analyst , Intern .

By applying for these roles, applicants are agreeing that they have received and reviewed the above information at least 10 business days before they will be subject to the assessment.