Development Opportunities

We Invest In YOU

"I started
as a 16 year-old bagger in the stores and have worked my way up to
working as a Drafter in the Engineering department at the Main Office. I
want to continue to move up in the company, but unfortunately my current
level and focus of education limited my career options. Rather than
start over, I opted to  pursue an MBA using Price Chopper's Tuition
Reimbursement program. This has greatly reduced the financial burden of
higher education – my career can't wait for me to save up enough money
to go back to school, and with tuition reimbursement, it doesn't have

Anthony R.
Drafter, Engineering Department

We have 3 programs available to assist you in pursuing your management career goals and future leadership in our organization. Your success is our reward.

Retail Management Academy

The Retail Management Academy (RMA for short) puts candidates on the fast track to becoming future leaders of the organization. This program provides learning experiences for various components of the retail business. Successful completion of this 20-month program lands an individual in the position of Co-Manager (Assistant Store Manager). However, this is just the beginning as Price Chopper's goal is for successful RMA graduates to be the Store Managers and Zone Directors of the future!

Price Chopper's First Clerk Program

The First Clerk Associate Development Program proactively trains candidates in specific disciplines of our business (e.g. Grocery, Produce, Deli). Upon successful completion of this 6-9 month program, an individual is placed as an Assistant Department Manager (or First Clerk). The experience of the First Clerk Associate Development Program positions high performing teammates to climb the management ladder with no limits!

Education Partners: Hudson Valley Community College & Excelsior College

Price Chopper, HVCC and Excelsior College have joined forces to help teammates achieve their academic goals. When you are a Price Chopper teammate, your success is our success and education is the key. Teammates can earn a Certificate in Supermarket Management and Operations or an Associate Degree in Applied Science Business Administration from HVCC and then apply those credits toward a Bachelor's Degree in Business at Excelsior College.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Price Chopper/The Golub Corporation is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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