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Walmart's Associate Product Manager (APM) program develops new and recent graduates into the next generation of world class Product Managers.

 

Join our charter class and be part of Walmart history.

 

 

What We Believe In

DEVELOPMENT
 

Get the opportunity to learn core PM skills from the ground up.

Receive coaching and mentorship from peer mentors, executives and coaches.

IMPACT
 

Apply core skill sets in the most impactful, critical roles and environments.

Define, build, and launch real, scalable products.

COMMUNITY

 

Be part of a network nestled across all of Walmart's core product functions.

Receive career investment and regular exposure to the highest levels of leadership.

Your Adventure Awaits

 

TRAINING

Attend a week-long PM bootcamp to learn PM fundamentals and what it means to be a Walmart PM. Receive training and practice the individual hard skills that can help you be successful and effective in your APM role. 

ROTATION

Rotate through three 8-month roles within different product organizations within Walmart. Change the way the world shops with Customer Experience, innovate the products that get millions of items on time to customers with Supply Chain, or create the algorithms and tools that drive Walmart e-commerce in Retail Core Engine.

APM TRIPS

Take trips to external tech communities. See the heart of Walmart HQ in Bentonville. Experience first-hand how goods are delivered to our customers in our fulfillment centers and the scale at which Walmart operates. Have a great time with your cohort while you’re at it!    

What You'll Work On

RETAIL CORE

 

Work on exciting products that power the foundation of all Walmart e-Commerce and retail including:

  • Site Search
  • Marketplace experience & platforms
  • Pricing
  • Item & Catalog
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

 

Have the ability to define, design and deliver every component of all online and in-store customer facing experiences. Some product areas include:

  • The Walmart.com home page
  • Walmart's Home experience
  • Personalization
  • Grocery
SUPPLY CHAIN

 

Create the platforms that move millions of items daily and touches every item Walmart offers to customers:

  • Inventory Systems
  • Fulfillment Systems
  • Optimizations

FAQ

What kind of background do I need to be an APM?

APM can come from a variety of backgrounds.  We look for majors such as Human/Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Design, Information Systems, or Business. Recent graduates should have no more than 2 years of experience working in fields such as technology, consulting, finance, analytics, marketing and merchandising.

Other than what’s on paper, we love candidates who are hardworking, hungry, intellectually curious, partnership focused, have a voracious appetite to learn, and love e-commerce!

 

When does the program start? 

The APM rotation program will begin in July 2020. 

 

How long is the rotation program?

It is 2 years long with three 8-month rotational assignments.

 

Where are rotational assignments?

Rotations will be based in the heart of Silicon Valley in our San Bruno or Sunnyvale offices.

 

How is product management at Walmart different from other companies?

1 out of 4 people in the U.S. purchased from Walmart in the past 12 months.  Walmart serves over 270 million customers every week. Walmart APMs work on products that touch millions. What you build will change the way the world shops.  Being at the intersection of the largest brick and mortar retailer and at the forefront of the ecommerce retailers, you will have the ability to shape the future of commerce.

 

What will I get to work on?

Walmart APMs work on an exciting array of products for Customer Experience, Supply Chain and the Retail Core Engine.

 

What kind of mentorship is provided?

We want APMs to have the best support and guidance throughout your Walmart journey. In additional to your rotational managers, you’ll be assigned a Buddy for your day to day, an Executive Mentor for long term career planning, and a Program Coach to help you with everything in between.  Walmart also offers resources such as learning and development training classes and a learning stipend that will help you develop the skills you are interested in.

 

What is next after the program?

Graduates of the APM rotation program who meet graduate requirements will join a product team within Walmart full-time.

 

What is the interview process like?

Your resume will be reviewed by the APM Program committee.  If selected, you will be invited to attend an interview circuit either on campus or at our Silicon Valley offices.  Candidate interviews will be from 9/20-10/30. Accepted candidates will be notified of selection by November 15.

 

How do I apply?

If you are interested, please apply here.