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Safeway, Inc.

Summer Intern

Safeway, Inc. - Pleasanton, CA

School’s out for the summer, so now what? Why not make money doing something you’re passionate about while working at a legendary brand in consumer products? Each summer we open our corporate doors to college juniors and seniors looking to get a taste of the challenging, fast-paced retail industry at our corporate headquarters. The 9-12 week paid internship exposes you to all the things that happen beyond the stores.

Internships are not about filing papers and getting coffee. Get exposure to real projects where you work side by side with corporate colleagues contributing relevant work product and gaining hands on experience.

Specialized areas of opportunities include but not limited to:

Marketing/Consumer Insights

The Marketing teams are focused on building a deep understanding of consumer behavior to drive brand strategy and marketing execution. With a “Center of Excellence” philosophy, the department consistently delivers consumer-centric brand and marketing strategies that resonate with consumers and differentiate our banners from their competitors. The Consumer & Shopper Insights team identifies represents the “voice of the consumer” by conducting primary research and educating the organization on consumer and market trends and opportunities. The Advertising team is involved in brand strategy, communications development and execution, optimizing the marketing mix, media strategy, and agency partnership. Our Shopper Marketing team collaborates with CPG vendor to execute national programs such as Monopoly and Best Roadtrip Ever, which engage shoppers and drive sales.

Digital Marketing & eCommerce

Albertson's digital team is spearheading the transformation of our company and the grocery industry by digitally engaging our customers throughout their journey. This ranges from discovering new products, finding new recipes, finding deals and coupons, making shopping lists, through in-store digital innovation and alternate delivery models (including home delivery and click-and collect). We strive to build best in class design and UX capabilities, run world class operations and drive digital technology efforts - so customers can have a more fun, fulfilling and valuable grocery experience - end to end.

Information Technology

The Information Technology (IT) team is helping to build the future of Albertsons Companies by providing solutions aimed toward creating a great shopping experience for our customers. We have made significant investments in customer experience from our comprehensive data and analytics platforms, Ecommerce, digital and social media channels that hold unlimited potential for delivering the kind of personalized services our customers want. Through our collaboration with our business partners, this commitment is manifested by providing technology that delights the individuals and families who choose our stores for the things that nurture and sustain them. To foster better collaboration and efficiency, we are a high-performance team that is connecting our 2,300 stores and business offices with stable and secure technology that continues to innovate our channels to keep customer coming back.

Product Development

To maintain our competitive advantage for our Own Brands product portfolio we rely on the work of our Product Development/Culinary Arts team to track food trends and food technology advances to develop products that will drive sales across all our stores. Their role is to combine the best of culinary arts with the latest applicable food technology to develop products that exceed our shopper’s expectations and meet our requirements for safety, regulatory compliance, costs, shelf life and both internal and external manufacturing capabilities. The team works with our Own Brands business teams, consumer insights and merchants across all our divisions and store banners to identify shopper needs and business opportunities. To successfully complete our development projects the team works with sourcing, quality assurance, internal and external manufacturing, sales, marketing and distribution to insure we deliver against project and product design parameters.

Sustainability & Philanthropy

The Philanthropy team focuses on helping neighborhoods we serve by managing community giving and the Albertsons Companies Foundation. The Diversity team develops and implements proactive diversity, equality and inclusion initiatives internally and develops collaborative partnerships with communities and external stakeholders. The Corporate Social Responsibility team establishes and monitors internal and external policies and practices pertaining to sustainability, animal welfare and human rights.

Supply Chain/Strategic Sourcing

Interns also receive an interactive overview of the corporation via assignments, executive presentations, and team building activities.

We’ll give you the opportunity to get exposure to various aspects of the business beyond your project as well. Interns receive an interactive overview of Albertsons Companies through executive speakers and business site tours to a manufacturing, a distribution and/or a culinary center. We’ll also take a day to give back to the community with a volunteer event where you’ll get to bond with the other interns in your class. You’ll also get to hone your presentation skills at the end of the program when you present your summer project to management.

The corporate campus in Pleasanton is centrally located near the Pleasanton/Dublin BART station and across the street from the Stoneridge Mall. Start your day with a latte and enjoy delicious culinary options from our on-site cafe. The state-of-the-art gym will keep you in tip-top shape. Access is complimentary for all Albertsons Companies employees. Join a company that is passionate about the work and health of its employees!

This role currently does not offer relocation so you must be able to work in our offices without relocation assistance from Albertsons Companies.


Undergraduate degree in progress, must be at least a junior status. (will consider recent graduates)

Looking for students with strong academics and the ability to hit the ground running 3.0 or above GPA.

Strong analytical, research and problem-solving abilities

Solid computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)

Interested applicants please submit your resume to


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Safeway, Inc.


Summer Intern Safeway, Inc. - Pleasanton, CA, United States


Location: Pleasanton, CA

Company Profile:
In 1915, M.B. Skaggs, an ambitious young man in the small Idaho town of American Falls, purchased a tiny grocery store from his father. M.B.'s business strategy, to give his customers value and to expand by keeping a narrow profit margin, proved spectacularly successful. By 1926 he was opening 428 Skaggs stores in 10 states. M.B. almost doubled the size of his business that year when he merged his company with 322 Safeway (formerly Selig) stores and incorporated as Safeway, Inc. Two years later M.B. listed Safeway on the New York Stock Exchange. M.B. did not let the difficulties of the Great Depression dilute his pioneering focus on value for customers. In the 1930s Safeway introduced produce pricing by the pound, adding “sell by” dates on perishables to assure freshness, nutritional labeling, even some of the first parking lots.