Accelerated Leadership Program Internship
Saint Louis, MO
Although trends change, Edward Jones remains steadfast in its values and strategy. The firm focuses on building trusted personal relationships with serious individual investors. We serve our 7+ million clients through a tailored solutions-based approach and towards meeting their long-term financial goals.
An Engaging Culture:
We’re committed to providing a workplace that both challenges and rewards our associates. This commitment has contributed to our inclusion in Fortune magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For in 2020.” The firm is ranked 7th overall.
Additionally, the firm has been recognized as one of the top five workplaces for women – highest in the financial services industry – by the Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine, and one of America’s best employers for diversity by Forbes magazine.
Headquarters Summer Internship Program:
The Accelerated Leadership Program internship is a selective, full-time, paid program that matches your area of concentration, strengths and interest with a business need at Edward Jones. For 10 weeks you’ll have the opportunity for exposure to our unique culture and seasoned leadership team while doing challenging and meaningful work.
Your internship journey will consist of a challenging and meaningful project in a department and division, such as Branch Development, Finance, Firm Strategy and Planning, Investment Advisory, and Operations. Intern projects have included the following:
● Strategy and concept development
● Process improvement
● Audit, risk, and control
● Project management
● Leading change
● Data insights
At the same time, you will gain broad organizational exposure to learn how the different business areas interact and have the opportunity to meet and learn from peers, technical experts, and senior leadership to broaden your professional network. Our speaker series offers engagement from senior leadership on topics such as: innovation, culture, career history, among others.
We offer a supportive learning and development environment through offering to improve your core skill set for your internship and beyond. Our mentoring program is a great way to provide insight into the transition from grad school to the professional workplace. To end your summer, a capstone presentation will be conducted to our senior leadership. This presentation will highlight the work you have done, the connections you have made, and the learning that occurred during your time at Edward Jones.
Who Should Apply?
● Full-time, first-year graduate students
● GPA: 3.0
● At least 3 years prior experience
● Demonstrated leadership and self-development (work, campus)
● Ability to interface and network with people at all levels of the organization
● Communication and collaboration skills
● Strategic and critical thinking skills
● Proven outcomes, balancing best interest of the client and firm while mitigating risk
● Flexibility, willingness to adapt in a changing and complex environment
● Project management skills
Career Opportunities after the Internship
The internship is designed to feed into to our Accelerated Leadership Program (ALP) opportunity. Upon successful completion, interns will have the opportunity to apply for our two-year leadership development rotation program, or ALP.
Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.