Internship Program Overview
Lowe’s 2021 Summer Internship Program offers an immersive leadership assignment to graduate students, enhancing their understanding of the retail business world through valuable, hands-on experience with a FORTUNE 50 company. Internships begin with orientation in late May and conclude in early August. The goal of this role is conversion into a full-time position for those that successfully complete the internship and upon candidate’s graduation.
The internship will consist of a project-based assignment to broaden learning, experience, organizational knowledge, and business acumen. We are looking for people driven by potential. Dynamic individuals who are inspiring as they are inspired. Sharp minds eager to take on new challenges and recognize new opportunities. Great collaborators who understand the power of "we". People who push the boundaries of what’s possible.
Education and/or Experience
• Pursuing a MBA or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field with expected graduation date of December 2021 or May 2022
? Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is required
• Proficiency in MSOffice Programs (specifically Word, Excel and Access) and other analytics programs/systems
• Strong collaborative, analytical, problem solving, financial modeling and communication skills, along with financial and business acumen are required
? Relevant internship and experience is a plus, as is experience in a leadership position at work or within a campus organization
Potential Areas of Learning
? Lowe’s Finance plays a critical role in aligning the company towards its key business and financial objectives. Finance manages and executes the long range plan, leads the annual budgeting and forecasting processes, and analyzes strategies and operational initiatives against stated objectives.
? Conduct comprehensive financial root cause analysis utilizing varied financial modeling techniques
? Streamline or implement new processes, systems and analysis tools within FP&A and across the broader organization
? Act as the lead finance partner for an operating area (operating areas within Lowe’s include Store Operations, Supply Chain, Merchandising, New Store Development, Marketing, Business Development and Strategy, Information Technology, and the broader Finance organization).
o Guide senior management through the corporate planning and forecasting processes
o Provide visibility to broader business and financial issues that impact other operating areas
o Deliver timely operational variance analysis which identifies areas for improvement, along with actionable recommendations
Lowe’s is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.