Work Where You’ll Grow

Dollar General internships help you explore your chosen field, learn from professionals, and grow your network — all while having fun and enjoying what we offer. Work on exciting projects that prepare you for your future career.

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Your future career is waiting. Our internships help you explore your interests across various fields, giving you the experience you need to start your career strong.

DC Summer Internship Programs

Store Support Summer Internship Program

Distribution Center Summer Internship Programs

  • Summer

  • 10 weeks

  • On-site

  • Paid Internship

  • Sign-on bonus to
    help with relocation

Summer Internship Program

Our Distribution Center Internship allows you to learn about our distribution system by spending a week in each department, from inbound and outbound to transportation and maintenance. A mentor will be with you throughout this program as you learn what a supervisor career with us entails.

Collaborate on a group project with our Supply Chain Vice President's guidance and visit our Store Support Center in Nashville to present your findings to our leadership team. Then comes three days of corporate office tours, executive discussions, intern networking, and city exploration.

Excel in this program and have the opportunity to interview to become a DC Supervisor!

Human Resources Summer Internship Program

As a Distribution Center Human Resources Summer Intern, gain exposure to essential aspects of HR such as interviewing, hiring, onboarding, safety, engagement, employee relations, and more. A mentor will help guide your leadership development throughout the program.

At the end of the program, you’ll visit our Store Support Center and present what you’ve learned to our leadership team. During your visit, you can tour our facility, chat with executives, and explore the city.

Experience our mission of Serving Others first-hand by participating in community service projects in the Nashville area.

  • $2,000 scholarship!

    As a DC Summer Intern, you’re eligible to apply for a $2,000 scholarship after completing your internship if you attend one of the following universities:

    • Tennessee State University

    • NC A&T State University

    • Alabama State University

    • Florida A&M University

Store Support Summer Internship Program

  • Summer

  • 10 weeks

  • On-site

  • Paid Internship

  • Sign-on bonus to
    help with relocation

Our Store Support Center Internship Program cultivates your business acumen and gives you hands-on, cross-functional experience. Learn to drive significant business impact through strategic projects, presentations, executive leadership exposure, and customized development. This immersive experience helps you cultivate your knowledge in all retail business areas.

The internship experience culminates with an end-of-program celebration at our Store Support Center in Goodlettsville, TN. This event will include presentations to leadership, networking events, and a community service project in Nashville with your fellow interns.

  • Get involved

    Discover our mission of Serving Others first-hand by participating in community service projects in the Nashville area.



The Dollar General College Symposium, held once a year at our Store Support Center in Goodlettsville, TN, is a unique event designed to bring incoming graduates together to explore areas of interest within a growing Fortune 150 company. During this one-day event, you’ll learn business tactics and strategies, participate in skill-building sessions and hear keynotes from leaders.

Attend our College

Our College Symposium allows you to speak to employees from different parts of our business. You must be enrolled in a College/University or recently graduated. If interested, submit an application, a short questionnaire, and an essay. Selected candidates will be notified.

Year-round Internship

We offer many internships year-round in a variety of departments. Search available internships now.

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Experience new challenges, exciting projects, and more. Let our interns tell you what to expect with a Dollar General internship.


  • #108

    Rank #108 on the 2023
    Fortune 500 List

  • 80+

    Years of Serving Others
  • 1.3M

    1.3 Million learners impacted by the
    Dollar General Literacy
    Foundation in 2022

*2022 Statistics


I gained skills through real projects that had a real impact. I had the opportunity to have my creative designs featured nationwide, all while having access to great mentors and experts to help me in my career journey. After my internship, I was hired as a full-time employee, and I can continue to flourish at Dollar General.”

Kirsten Hardin

Graphic Design Intern, 2022


Business Leadership Program

  • Annual recruiting – Summer/Fall

  • Two-year rotational program with four rotations that are six months long

  • Remote and On-site

  • Relocation package provided

Dollar General’s Business Leadership program targets MBA students with two to three years of work experience who want to become future leaders. With the tools and resources of a billion-dollar company, you’ll complete several rotations and gain exposure to different sides of our business.

Work on projects with C-suite visibility, attend networking events and participate in training and development opportunities in this two-year program. Strengthen your business knowledge, explore future career options, and grow professionally.

Rotation Opportunities Include:

  • Finance

  • Supply Chain

  • Store Operations

  • Merchandising