At our corporate office, located in the Houston suburb of Katy, TX, our Team Members provide a wide range of support, planning, and logistics for our stores and distribution centers. With amenities such as an on-site Starbucks, gym facility, football field, and cafeterias, the corporate campus is made to accommodate a fun work environment. Corporate Team Members can also look forward to on-campus activities such as seasonal intramural sports and fun runs.

We strive to provide all Team Members with opportunities for personal growth, cross functional training and job opportunities, and career advancement. We offer a mix of instructor led, online, and blended courses in several key areas, including Career Development and Leadership Development. Our training offerings include courses designed to improve the skills needed for specific roles, as well as those designed for anyone looking to sharpen their knowledge and skills. Examples include our Buyer Training Program, Academy Retail University, Presentation Skills, Insights Discovery, and Accountability Builder programs, among others.

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Corporate Internships

Our 10-week summer internship program is designed to provide on-the-job experience, technical training, meaningful work, formal mentorship, professional development, and networking opportunities. After completing an internship at Academy, many participants are inspired to come back as Full-Time Team Members.

Campus Recruiting Activity & Internships

In an industry that is constantly evolving, we take pride in having the most knowledgeable and talented Team Members in place to drive our business and maintain our position as a leading sports and outdoor retailer. By partnering with universities, we aim to attract the top students to join our team!

If being part of a dynamic team in a fast-paced retail environment is what you are looking for, then the Academy internship program is the perfect place for you. As an Academy Sports + Outdoors intern, you will have the opportunity to gain corporate work experience with a leading sporting goods retailer. 

University Partnerships:
  • University of Houston

  • Texas A&M University

  • University of Texas at Austin

  • Texas State University

  • Baylor University

  • Prairie View A&M University

  • Texas Tech University

  • Sam Houston State University

  • University of North Texas

We continue to grow our university partnerships!​​​​​​​
Executive Trainee Program
​​​​​​​Academy’s Executive Trainee Program is designed to attract talent for entry-level merchandising positions, through a 10- week training curriculum that provides a foundation for success in a corporate environment.  Executive Trainees work directly with Buyers, to receive on-the-job experience with merchandising, financial management, sales and profitability analysis, advertising planning, and inventory control.  After successfully completing the program, trainees are given the opportunity to continue their career at Academy as an Assistant Buyer.