Dollar General Launches Inaugural College Symposium

September 19, 2018

Upcoming graduates are encouraged to apply to attend inaugural event near Nashville to learn more about exciting career opportunities and meet leaders at major retail company

Dollar General is hosting an inaugural College Symposium this fall aimed at providing prospective graduates with an overview of opportunities available to join one of America’s fastest-growing retailers. Graduates looking to enter the following fields are strongly encouraged to apply:
  • Finance
  • Store Operations
  • Legal
  • Supply Chain
  • Real Estate
  • Risk Management
  • Transportation
  • Construction
  • Human Resources
  • Merchandising
In order to participate, interested candidates should complete an application available here with one to two paragraphs on why they’re interested in attending the Dollar General College Symposium before October 4, 2018.  Selected participants will be notified by October 12, 2018.  
What is the Dollar General College Symposium?
The inaugural Dollar General College Symposium will be held at the Company’s corporate offices on Tuesday, November 13. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to network with fellow professionals, learn business strategies and tactics, meet Dollar General leadership and provide insight on multiple career opportunities within Dollar General.
Why should candidates be interested?
Dollar General is a publicly-traded, Fortune 200 company with more than 15,000 retail locations in 44 states, 15 distribution centers and 134,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! 

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of March 3, 2023, the company’s 19,147 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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