Nike Internship Program FAQs



  • How do you submit an application?
    • The application process is online and the first step is to follow the link on the flyer below to sign up for more information and to receive an invite to take part in a virtual presentation. After you sign up and the virtual presentations have concluded, those who have submitted to receive more information will be sent another link to formally apply to the Nike Internship. You do not submit a hard copy/paper application anywhere.
  • What is the best way applicants can prepare between now and the application deadline?
    • Prepare your resume, (cover letters are optional, though highly encouraged)
    • Practice interviewing
    • Learn about NIKE, Inc. and our history as a company
  • Is a cover letter or extra document (beside the resume) required to apply?
    • No other document is required to apply.
    • Applicants will fill out a quick form in the application with basic information (name, major, area of interest at Nike, sport, etc.).
  • What is the GPA requirement to apply?
    • Minimum GPA 3.0. (flexible on a case by case basis)
  • Who can apply?
    • Applicants must have a graduation date between December 2021 – June 2022.
      • This means graduating seniors (who are still eligible to compete) AND are also going into a grad program with the above graduation date can apply.
      • If a sophomore has the above graduation date and is eligible to compete, they can apply.
  • What are the Nike Sports Marketing Internship program start and end dates?
    • START: Early June, 2021
    • END: Mid-August, 2021
  • NEW: October 2nd: Application Deadline for STEM majors. In previous years NIKE has asked for STEM majors interested in roles in finance, ops/engineering,  tech, supply chain, innovation and footwear early, but this year they are putting structure to this ask. The deadline is a strong suggestion but they will accept applications shortly after the deadline (but as they proceed later into the fall there will be less roles available).


  • STEP 1: Students submit their contact information/resume and optionally sign up for the virtual presentation event by following the link on the “Coming Soon” flyer below.
    • Enter all of the information requested (name, major, area of interest at Nike, etc). There is a spot to submit resume at the bottom (students don’t need submit their FINAL resume here. Students will submit their FINAL resume in the last step after they watch the virtual presentation).
    • Press the submit button
    • Internet browser will move to a new page and display the message Your submission has been successfully received. Stay tuned for communications on next steps in the Nike Internship Program application process. These communications will be sent to the email you just entered into the submitted form.”
  • STEP 2: Within 24-48 hours of signing up, the applicants will be emailed a link to RSVP for 1 of 8 specific day/time virtual presentations.
    • The first sign up link (STEP 1) is just signing up for the event itself. This step is the applicant selecting the date and time of the presentation the student wishes to attend. Follow the link and pick a specific date/time virtual presentation.
  • STEP 3: (Optional) Students watch presentation. (Link to connect virtually is shared closer to date of selected virtual presentation).
  • STEP 4: Recruiter contacts all applicants via email with a link to finish their application and officially apply to the Nike Internship.
    • This is link is where applicants will upload their FINAL resume and finish inputting any missing information
  • STEP 5: Applicant follows link and submits any missing information and formal application by Friday, October 2nd (for STEM majors) or Friday, November 13th.
  • STEP 6: The NIKE recruiter will reach out to applicants informing who is moving on and not (week of November 11th).
    • Those moving on will be asked for their availability for a phone interview the first 3 weeks of November and December.






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September 23, 2020

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