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Bloomingdale's Employer Challenge-- APPLICATION NOW CLOSED

Bloomingdale's Employer Challenge hosted by the University Career Center! This application is open from Thursday, November 21st - Tuesday, November 26th!

You are a member of the Bloomingdale’s Leadership Team. Your objective is to look at our business with a criticaleye and identify 1-2 white space opportunities in our brands, products,category and/or service offerings.

This is for you if:
You want to learn more about what it's like to work within the fashion industry
You want to practice your team-building and presentation skills
You want to use your critical thinking skills to identify and analyze new product and market opportunities
You're looking for a way to connect with an employer for the first time
You're not sure what you're most interested in and want to try something out
You're creative, and love coming up with awesome ideas

Here's how Employer Challenges work:

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3RD: 12:00pm-1:00pm
- Bloomingdale's reps will be sharing information and providing background information on the Employer Challenge virtually at the University Career Center (third floor of the SAB)

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4th - , THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12TH (during the week on yourown time)
- Students teams will develop a 10 minute pitch that addressesBloomingdale's challenge

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13TH (time slots will be scheduled between 10:00 am-1:00 pm)
- Student teams will give their 10 minute pitch to the Bloomingdale's reps at the University Career Center!
- Teams will receive feedback for 5 minutes on the content of the presentation, creativity, and overall presentation skills
- Resumes of participating students will be forwarded to the Bloomingdale's team

So, why not?Give it a shot! Click RSVP to submit your application.

Students will sign up as a team of 2-4 students. You are responsible for applying on behalf of your team that you've created on your own. All participants must be U-M Ann Arbor undergraduate students. Only one application is required pergroup.

If you are interested in the challenge but do not have a group, you can add your information to this sheet and contact others listedin order to find your team of 2-4 students

At least one member from each team MUST be at the case study overview on Tuesday, December 3rd from 12:00-1:00pm in the University Career Center (third floor of the SAB), so please plan on attending. If a member fromyour team is not able to be there, your team can not participate.

All team members MUST be available to present their case sometime between 10am - 1:00pm on Friday, December 13th. Each team will sign up for a 20 minute time slot in that window for their presentation/feedback. It is the responsibility of the team to meet together and work on this project on their own time.

This application will close on Tuesday, November 26th at 11:59 pm. However, we encourage you to apply ASAP as this application may close early if many applications are received and we will be accepting teams on a rolling basis.

Students must apply and be accepted for this opportunity in order to participate. You will be notified if your team is selected to participate by Wednesday, November 27th. If you have any questions, please email

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