VF Corporation Wrangler Science and Conservation Intern in Greensboro, North Carolina

Job Description

VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Dickies®, Wrangler® and Lee®. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. We’re committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for our customers and shareholders.

We are a purpose-led company that seeks not only to succeed in business, but also to leverage our success and resources to make the world better. Through our brands and nearly 70,000 associates around the world, we power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. We are movement makers. It’s who we are and have always been.

Powerful brands that are fueled by insights and innovation put us at the heart of our consumers’ lives. Many of our brands lead their respective categories, and some have risen to iconic status.

While our company and brands are diverse, we work together within a One VF culture to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a collaborative, global mindset differentiates our products and the unique experiences we provide to our consumers. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on harnessing the power of our differences to achieve great things together, all while positively impacting the lives of hundreds of millions of people and the world.

Wrangler Science and Conservation Intern: Become the Newest Member of the Kontoor Family

As the Wrangler Science and Conservation Intern, you’ll be a part of the Kontoor Brands sustainability department and gain exposure to all elements of our organization. You’ll support our small but mighty team to drive impact in every stage of the denim supply chain – from the soil in which our cotton is grown to our projects around end of life for our jeans. Your assignments will include hands-on projects to cultivate technical, communication, and team-building skills. Overall, you’ll gain a deeper knowledge of the apparel sustainability and responsibility space.

How You Will Make a Difference:

Help track and measure our brand’s environmental impact Research and analyze sustainability and responsibility issues and emerging technology Assist with communications and marketing projects Provide support for sustainable business innovation initiatives

Skills for Success:

  • Educational/ Position Requirements:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree, rising sophomore, junior or senior

  • Proven interest in sustainability and/or environmental science

  • Technical Skills: MS Office Suite

  • Strong time management and organizational skills

Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements

  • Due to our healthy soils program, you may be required to visit local cotton farms

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.