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Finance Internship

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Are you pursuing a degree in the broad world of business financials? Do you have the intellect, experience and motivation for a fast-track internship with an industry leader? Our Finance Internship might be the perfect summer stop for you to get hands-on experience in a leading Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) company. You'll join the financial services department at our Purina World Headquarters in St. Louis, MO for the opportunity to partner on projects from various facets of our business, such as financial reporting and analysis, accounting, tax, internal audit and other business units.

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You're expected to be a key contributor to the work that we do, but, you're not expected to go at it alone. Coaching and performance feedback are critical to your overall success and development. Between your intern supervisor and the broader finance team, you'll be provided rich, constructive guidance regarding your performance and mastery of organizational information. With financials rooted in so many of our key business decisions, we'll empower you to network and engage directly at all levels across the organization.

We're a global organization known widely as a 'Best Place to Work'. Our culture continuously dares us to Stand Taller and ask "what's next?" Are you up to the dare?

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Available Internships

Program Details

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work on challenging and high-valued projects to solve or improve an existing process rooted in strong analytics and business acumen
  • Lead and manage project timelines for thoroughness and completeness
  • Network and interact with team members and people leaders within the Finance organization
  • Prepare and present final intern presentation to project leads and senior leadership
  • Gain knowledge, awareness and understanding of the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) industry

Perform all other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications (minimum)

  • Full time undergraduate or graduate student majoring or pursuing a degree with an emphasis in Finance or Accounting
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0
  • Able to work in St. Louis, MO at least 10 consecutive weeks between the end of May and August 2017

Career Path

  • Finance Intern
  • AD and Promo Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Manager of Financial Analysis
  • Director of Financial Analysis

Finance and Accounting also move within the department (some move from finance to accounting to tax or vice versa), they also move out into similar departments as Audit above with addition of Marketing.


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