thredUP is transforming resale with technology and a mission to inspire a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first. By making it easy to buy and sell secondhand, thredUP has become one of the world’s largest resale platforms for women’s and kids’ apparel, shoes and accessories. Sellers love thredUP because we make it easy to clean out their closets and unlock value for themselves or for the charity of their choice while doing good for the planet. Buyers love shopping value, premium and luxury brands all in one place, at up to 90% off estimated retail price. Our proprietary operating platform is the foundation for our managed marketplace and consists of distributed processing infrastructure, proprietary software and systems and data science expertise. In 2018, we extended our platform with thredUP’s Resale-As-A-Service (RaaSⓇ), which facilitates modern resale for a number of the world’s leading brands and retailers. thredUP has processed over 125 million unique secondhand items from 35,000 brands across 100 categories. By extending the life cycle of clothing, thredUP is changing the way consumers shop and ushering in a more sustainable future for the fashion industry.
About Our Internship Program
As a thredUP summer intern, you will be given a firsthand glimpse at what it’s like to work at the world’s largest fashion resale platform. During the 10 week program, you will tackle projects alongside our world-class team, with the opportunity to make a real impact on thredUP’s business.
Our paid internships are ideal for ambitious students or recent grads who thrive in ambiguity, like a good challenge, and want a jump start on their career development. Oh, and who want to help inspire a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first!
About The Internship
As our Chief of Staff intern, you will be working directly with our CEO and Chief of Staff on the highest priorities across thredUP’s business, including: new ventures, board meetings, quarterly earnings calls, company All-Hands, and other special projects at the company. This role is ideal for someone who aspires to be a C-suite executive and wants a window into what running a publicly-traded company is like. The ideal candidate possesses strong analytical skills, can communicate with C-suite executives, is well-organized, and can lead initiatives with minimal oversight. In terms of qualifications, we are looking for someone that is currently enrolled as an undergraduate student. You will have the option to do the internship in a hybrid fashion (part remote / part in-office at our Oakland HQ), or fully remote.
What We Offer
At thredUP, we value infinite learning. As an intern you’ll have the opportunity to learn about our forward-thinking business and collaborate with our talented team.
We also believe that each person should help drive the business. As an intern, you’ll be encouraged to speakUP, think big, ask questions and seek the truth, and help influence outcomes for our business and customers.
You’ll have the opportunity to work with passionate and supportive team members who encourage new ideas, feedback and collaboration.
We have a talented leadership team that encourages transparency and they will support you in maximizing your internship experience.
We believe diversity, inclusion and belonging is key for our team.
At thredUP, our mission has been built on extending the lives of millions of unique clothing items. Much like our inventory, we are proud to have fostered a workplace that is one-of-a-kind. As a company focused on diversity, inclusion and belonging, we are committed to ensuring our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work every day. A unique perspective is critical to solving complex problems and inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first. Be you.