We’re a respected leader in national corporate uniform programs. We design, manufacture and distribute uniforms for Wegmans, Harris Teeter, Hy-Vee, Cedar Fair, and many other leading national brands. We dress over 1 million employees nationwide in our custom uniform apparel. Our company has experienced 125% growth since 2012 and recently expanded to a 72,000 sq. foot support and distribution facility located near Route 288 in Midlothian, VA.

Sales and Purchasing Internship

Ukrop’s Threads is seeking college candidates who are eager to learn hands on more about the apparel/uniform industry. Our clients consist of supermarkets, quick service restaurants, theme parks and convenience stores around the United States.  The internship will expose the ideal candidate(s) to the day-to-day work and collaboration of both our Sales/Marketing and Purchasing teams. 

Sales and Marketing

Week One – Merchandising

  • Remove discontinued items from showroom; organize remaining items
  • Merchandising pallet walls and product shelves
  • Collect and catalog customer items

Week Two – Sales & Marketing

  • Assist with CRM database org: research, merge items
  • Create a series of various content for our social media including design, sourcing, apparel technology, fit, etc. so that we are foreseen as experts in the uniform and apparel industry (# of posts and subjects TBD)
  • Industry research for prospecting activities/trends analysis for uniforms and QSRs

Week Three – Decoration

  • Organize and populate logo archive system

As needed:

  • Create tags/tagging samples
  • Ship samples to clients
  • Provide assistance to Project Coordinator from start to finish with rollout and/or RFP
  • Design projects for prospects


Global Sourcing and Purchasing

Desired skill sets:

  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of tech packs
  • Analytical
  • Google savvy
  • Spanish is desirable but not required

Details of the work:

Tech packs:

  • Audit for completeness
  • Review sizing for scale accuracy
    • Recommend a standard for sizing scale per product category
  • Add / update packaging standards
  • Review each import item and ensure accuracy between the tech pack and the actual garment
  • Establish tech pack templates in


  • Explore the internet to identify potential suppliers in South America

Data Management:

  • Develop a pricing request form in
  • Develop a repository for collecting and maintaining all price quotes in


For more details, please contact Paige Kirby at or 804.298.3840.


Ukrop's Threads is an Equal Opportunity Employer.