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We're looking to build a future with you!

If you want to explore the dynamics of the retail industry in a supportive, challenging setting, these programs are for you! We have a 12-week program at our General Office in Columbus, Ohio. Your experience will be fun, rewarding, fast-paced, and will help you meet your career potential.

General Office Paid Internships

Big Lots internships are a great way to experience the Big Lots culture and grow as a professional. Jump start your career by gaining hands-on experience in your chosen field through group activities with fellow interns, individual presentations, and meaningful projects. Paid internships are available in a variety of disciplines, including Accounting, Marketing, IT, Human Resources, Merchandising, and Operations.


Big Lots Corporate Intern Holli Rose

Holli Rose

“The people and culture at Big Lots are amazing. They care about their associates and take care of their customers. There is opportunity for growth here. They appreciate their interns and treat them as peers and co-workers.” – eCommerce Merchandising Intern

Big Lots Corporate Intern Rotshak Dakup

Rotshak Dakup

“The Big Lots internship program was very well organized from start to finish. The onboarding process, intern cohort meetings, philanthropy events, and the friendly company culture made this summer internship not only a good learning experience, but also a fun and exciting time for me. I met many amazing associates who were always willing to give me guidance and advice to help me succeed.” – IT Program Management Intern

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