A highly visible program for strong analytical thinkers
Financial Planning and Analysis MBA Summer Internship (May - August 2018) Location: Valley Forge, PA
To ensure that we stay at the forefront of the financial industry, Vanguard relies on continuous financial analysis, strategic planning, and thorough research. One of the most trusted voices in these functions is Vanguard’s Financial Analyst. This role provides consultative support and industry forecasting to aid internal businesses in making informed decisions. To develop the next generation of these exceptional individuals, Vanguard offers the Financial Planning and Analysis MBA Summer Internship.
The program is available to full-time, first-year, MBA students who are looking for an introduction to the day to day responsibilities of the Financial Analyst. This rare, unparalleled program provides you the opportunity to gain real-world experience, build critical thinking and leadership skills, and make invaluable contacts, all in preparation for the invaluable and influential role of Financial Analyst at Vanguard.
About the program
The Financial Planning and Analysis MBA Summer Internship is a full-time, paid program that provides a challenging summer internship experience and access to a network of Corporate Finance professionals from across our organization. You’ll learn how a the Financial Planning and Analysis Team partners with Senior Leadership and their management teams to prepare financial analyses and models that assist in the evaluation of strategic business initiatives, capital investments and new products and services within Vanguard's business units.
Internship placement is based on your area of concentration, strengths and interests, and business need. Areas of concentration for MBA candidates are finance, accounting, and strategy. Here are examples of previous placement opportunities:
Information Technology Financial Service Team
Retail Financial Service Team
International Financial Service Team
Financial Advisor Services Financial Service Team
Institutional Investment Group Financial Service Team
Corporate Financial Service Team
The Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis MBA Summer Internship is viewed as a primary feeder for Vanguard's Financial Analyst position.
To help ensure your success, you will receive the following support:
Exposure to diverse corporate finance teams, the business units they support, and their unique processes.
Opportunities to assess and enhance your critical thinking and leadership skills.
Networking events with peers, leaders, and experts.
Exceptional, hands-on experience, including support and guidance from experts.
To be considered for this position, all applicants must apply through our careers website: