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Are you looking for an opportunity to gain professional experience and grow your skillset? You’re in the right place! Bank Iowa offers a 10-to-12-week paid summer internship program designed for college students to grow their knowledge in finance and other banking departments. We believe that investing in young professionals is crucial to the future success of our industry and that providing knowledge and skills to be successful on their career path is just the right thing do.

Choose Your Own Path:

Rotational Program

Our rotational internship provides a comprehensive introduction to the banking industry with an emphasis on banking operations and client experiences across core banking functions. This could include agriculture and commercial relationship management, retail banking and mortgage lending. Additional job shadow experiences include credit administration and treasury management.

The recommended audience for the rotational program is college students of sophomore or junior status looking to gain an introduction to the community banking industry.

Focused Program

Our focused internships provide interns hands-on experience within a specific department. Interns gain experience and knowledge to support their professional interests and jump start their career after graduation. Daily work and key projects will align with the department each intern is assigned. Department assignments could include agriculture and commercial relationship management, credit administration, finance and accounting, human resources, information technology, marketing, mortgage lending and retail banking.

The recommended audience for the focused program is college students looking to gain experience in a specific operational discipline. Past banking experience is preferred for students pursuing internships focused on relationship management or retail banking.

Bank Iowa Internship Program components include: 

  • Bank Iowa Business Acumen Training - Interns will participate in virtual and in-person training sessions to gain an understanding of how we execute our strategy to achieve annual goals and objectives. These training sessions include hearing from our leadership team on how we deliver a value proposition to our clients, measure success through profitability, cash flow and shareholder value. Key topics include Bank Iowa strategy, marketing, business development, banking operations, finance and accounting.
  • Professional Development Opportunities– Interns will have the opportunity to network with the other Bank Iowa interns, Bank Iowa employees, as well as professionals from outside the company at various events.
  • Community Service – Interns will participate in a community service or outreach programs to better an Iowa community.

Summer Intern Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled at an accredited 2-year junior college/community college or 4-year college/university.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and participation in school and community focused activities.
  • Prior cash handling/client experience preferred, but not required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.