DSW Job Application & Careers

Download the DSW job application by clicking the link at the top of this page. The application can also be filled out and submitted 100% online by going to the company’s careers website. More details regarding the online hiring process can be viewed in the instructional guide posted below.

  • About the Company: DSW, Inc. is an American chain of footwear stores based out of Columbus, Ohio. The company operates over 490 locations throughout the country. 

Apply Online

Step 1 – Use this link to open the company’s main jobs website in another browser tab or window:

  • http://careers.dswinc.com/

Step 2 – Search the list of current openings by entering a keyword or location into the search form.


Step 3 – The list of current openings will display near the bottom of the page. When you’ve found a position that interests you click its link to move on to the next step.


Step 4 – Review the job functions, skills, and minimum qualifications sections. Click the “Apply Now” button to go to the next section.


Step 5 – Fill in your email address and then click the “Start” button.

Step 6 – Profile Information:

  • Email
  • Create password
  • Confirm password
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Phone number
  • Current title
  • Interest level


Step 7 – Click the “Next” button to go to the next step.

Step 8 – Additional details are required to complete the application process. Submit the required information for each of the following subsections in order to complete the online process:

  • My documents
  • Profile information
  • Employment history
  • Education
  • References
  • Job-specific information


Step 9 – Click the “Submit” button.

How to Write

Step 1 – Download the application by pressing the link at the top of this page. The document is in .PDF format.

Step 2 – Enter the date in the first input field (“submitted on”).

Step 3 – In the “Availability” section fill in your daily/hourly schedule preferences.

Step 4 – In the “Personal Information” section enter your full name and then fill in your current address.

Step 5 – Employment History:

  • Enter your current/former employment details

Step 6 – Continue to fill in the required information for the remaining subsections of the document:

  • Education
  • Criminal conviction information
  • Miscellaneous
  • References
  • Emergency contact
  • AND
  • Sign/date the document