Commercial Banking Intern job – Bank of the West – San Francisco, CA

Bank of the West

is pleased to offer a 10-week Summer Internship position to college students June 12 to August 18, 2017. By joining our team, you’ll have the chance to explore the growing financial services industry. You’ll learn from experienced banking professionals and have the opportunity to better define your career prospects. These are paid internships and provide potential for future job placement with one of the country’s fastest growing financial services companies.

What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team members–they embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western values—straightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers. Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world. We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines – Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, and Wealth Management.

Internships for Summer 2017 are available in various areas such as Commercial Banking, National Finance, Corporate Finance, and Regional Banking Groups. Opportunities are available in San Ramon, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Omaha. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated interest in the financial services industry and are full-time Rising Juniors or Rising Seniors pursuing a degree in accounting, finance, economics, business administration and computer science with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

In addition, those pursuing Master’s in Financial Engineering or Master’s in Tax completing their first year of the program are also welcome to apply.

Please include a cover letter with your resume indicating the specific location for which you are applying.

Intern will actively participate as a team member of select business unit(s), mirroring the position of a full-time employee in that unit. Responsibilities will include specific assignments and/or projects that will contribute to a practical, experiential learning environment in an assigned area of our business. This is a full-time internship position.


  • Actively participates in day-to-day business activities of an assigned business unit
  • Contributes to one or more business unit initiative(s)
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements

Undergraduate and/or graduate student

GPA of 3.0 or better

A major in accounting, economics, business administration, finance, or other fields related to the financial services industry.

Preferred Skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Solid problem solving

Good presentation skills

Strong quantitative skills

Demonstrated leadership, and business acumen

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law.

Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer – Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

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