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For us, your exploration to fascinating career pathways starts as soon as you decide on pursuing your tertiary education.

Come and explore attractive career pathways with us through the following:

Lion-Parkson Foundation Scholarship

Structured Internship

Parkson Management Trainee Program




Lion-Parkson Foundation Scholarship

The Lion-Parkson Foundation offers scholarships to deserving students to pursue their tertiary education.


  • Full or partial SPONSORSHIP to degree (subject to a standard maximum amount per scholar)
  • Communication and leadership skills TRAINING during semester breaks
  • Structured INTERSHIP during semester breaks
  • EMPLOYMENT opportunity with Lion Group upon graduation

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Kindly be informed that the submission of application will be from  13th July 2023  to  31st August 2023  at Lion-Parkson Foundation Scholarship 2023  or

Applications received after closing date will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Structured Internship

Your internship experience will provide you with a good understanding of how we work, what are the values ​​and skills that we look for from our Graduate hires who are developed to be our pool of specialists, managers and leaders.

Application Criteria:

  1. Minimum 3As and 1B in STPM, CGPA 3.40 and above for Matriculation / Diploma or minimum 5As in UEC
  2. Excel in sports and extra-curricular activities
  3. Applicants must not be bonded or receiving any form of financial aid or award from other educational institutions or organizations

Please note that placement for non-resident or non-citizen is subject to approval. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

To apply, kindly visit our  Current Opportunities  section, Structured Internship will be listed if there are any openings. Otherwise, do visit our website again in the near future.


Parkson Management Trainee Program

Calling all FANTASTIC graduates out there !!! If you are FANTASTIC *, you are the individual that we are looking for to join our pool of managerial talent for our expansion program.


• F resh graduates      • A mbitious • N o job experience needed      

• T alented      • A nalytical      • S elf-motivated      • T eam player      • I T savvy      • C reative


About Us

PARKSON is proudly a home-grown retail brand and the largest chain of retail department stores in Malaysia. Since its inception in 1987, Parkson Corporation Sdn Bhd has established itself as one of Malaysia's largest conglomerates in the retail industry.

PARKSON today has some 42 stores across Malaysia and we  continue to grow and serve the various lifestyle needs of all Malaysians, from our premium lifestyle stores in Pavilion, 1 Utama and Gurney Plaza to our fashionable lifestyle stores all over Malaysia. It has grown steadily to become one of the largest department store chains in Asia Pacific with plans to open 15 - 18 new stores annually, reaching a target of 170 stores by 2015. With a footprint that also covers China, Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar, we are on the path to truly establishing a global Malaysian Brand.


Management Trainee Program

Parkson's objective is to develop managers who are people and service oriented.

Our Early Development Program is a 12-month program that would provide the opportunity for FANTASTIC individuals to be trained to acquire and fully develop the skills required in our retail operations. If you are a high flyer, the following 6 months will be dedicated to helping you reach your target role of a managerial position.

The training program is as follows:

  • Store Operations Familiarization 40 weeks
  • Head Office Familiarization 12 weeks
  • Store Operations / Head Office Intensive 24 weeks
  • Monthly assessments by Senior Store Managers
  • Quarterly assessments by Operations Manager, Senior Store Managers & HR Manager.

Participating stores are at:

KLCC Pavilion Bandar Utama Sunway Pyramid Gurney Plaza

Upon completion, the management trainee should have the following criteria:

  • Critical Skills for managing people such as communication skills, leadership skills, creative thinking, coaching and listening.
  • Essentials Skills to be in line for Managerial positions such as speaking & writing skills, Microsoft Office, interpreting reports, analyzing & evaluating, and problem solving & decision making.
  • A thorough understanding of all SOPs in the store that includes day to day operations of a store, merchandising, store planning, advertising & promotions, visual merchandising, financial aspects of operating, information technology and also human resource exposure.

Our Management Trainee Program is only the beginning of your successful career in Parkson. There are also Middle and Senior Manager Programs ahead for you to move up the career ladder in our retail organization.

To apply, kindly visit our Current Opportunities  section, Management Trainee Program will be listed if there are any openings. Otherwise, do visit our website again in the near future.