MBA Internship Program
Vanguard, one of the world's largest investment management companies and a recognized employer of choice, seeks flexible, career-oriented individuals with a passion for learning for our MBA Summer Internship Program. The program is available to full-time, first-year, MBA students who are looking for a challenging summer internship experience and want the opportunity to gain real-world experience, build their critical thinking and leadership skills, and make invaluable contacts.
About the program
The MBA Summer Internship Program is a full-time, paid program that provides an unparalleled introduction to a range of rewarding opportunities and to a network of professionals from across our organization. As an industry-leader, Vanguard can immerse you in various business challenges, expand your expertise in a particular discipline, and help you develop a broad understanding of our business.
Internship placement is based on your area of concentration, strengths and interests, and business need. Areas of concentration for MBA candidates are general management with placement in operations.
Here are examples of previous placement opportunities:
- Brokerage Services
- Business Development Group
- High Net
To help ensure your success, this highly concentrated work experience will expose you to diverse business units and their unique processes. As a valued member of your departmental team, you'll continually test and enhance your critical thinking and leadership skills. And you will have ample opportunities to network with peers and management, learn from experts, and gain exceptional, hands-on experience.
The MBA Summer Internship Program is viewed as a primary feeder for Vanguard's MBA Development Program, a fast-paced and challenging rotational program targeting participants interested in careers in general management . During the summer, interns will have the opportunity to learn more about the full-time program as well as other opportunities throughout the organization.
Ideal candidates are full-time, first-year MBA students who possess:
- Preferred cumulative undergraduate and graduate GPA of 3.2 or higher.
- Minimum of three to five years of prior related work experience.
- Previous supervisory experience preferred
- Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
- Solid leadership and project management skills.
Note: Vanguard is not offering visa sponsorship for this position. Additionally, employment is contingent on a successful drug-screening result
In 1975, a small but uniquely structured mutual fund company came into being. More than a quarter-century later, Vanguard is internationally known for exceptional client service and the highest-value products in the industry.
Most investment firms are publicly traded or privately owned. Vanguard is different. We're owned by the Vanguard funds, which are owned by our clients. Helping our investors achieve their goals is our sole reason for existence. With no other parties to answer to and no conflicting loyalties, we can keep investing costs as low as possible.