Title: Summer Banking Intern – Credit
Job Grade: Non–Exempt Department: Credit
Veritex Holdings Inc. is a publicly traded bank holding company headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Through our wholly-owned subsidiary, Veritex Community Bank, a state-chartered bank, we provide relationship-driven commercial banking products and services tailored to meet the needs of small to medium-sized businesses and professionals. Since our inception, we have targeted customers and acquisitions primarily in the Dallas Metropolitan and Houston markets. We have expanded to 40+ locations including a residential mortgage office. We are a fast growing and dynamic organization. The quality of our employees and their dedication to service is what separates us from other banks of any size. We strive to attract and retain exceptional employees who share our commitment to superior customer service, continued growth and organizational success.
We have been recognized as one of The Best Banks to Work for in the US by The American Banker!
The Veritex Internship Program is a 10-week program beginning on June 1, 2021. The program is structured to provide rising seniors and graduate students with hands-on experience and business exposure in the world of Credit Administration and Commercial Lending. You will be placed in a specific group that allows you to concentrate and quickly develop the skills and knowledge required to become an integral part of the team. You will work alongside Credit Analysts, Underwriters and other Lending professionals who will serve as your instructors and mentors as you rotate through various Credit and Lending Departments. Our summer interns are partnered with mentors to assist you in acquiring greater professional knowledge and gain confidence to take responsibility for your career development. In addition to the responsibilities within your assigned role, you will also work with other Interns on a team project and have the chance to present to the Executive Management of the bank. Our program is designed to help you grasp just what it’s like to work in the credit and lending roles of the bank. Interspersed with your assignments and projects, you just might have the opportunity to volunteer on one of the many service projects sponsored by the bank!
Support & Guidance
Your assigned mentor/manager will provide goals and professional development guidance and conduct performance reviews as a commitment to our summer interns. You will also have the opportunity to network with employees across different business groups and at all levels of the organization. In our open and inclusive environment, senior colleagues will know who you are and will see the work you do. You will leave with a better understanding of the world of Credit Administration, Commercial Lending and banking.
At the end of the program you will have the opportunity to provide feedback about the overall program, your experience and receive a review from your manager.
- Current rising senior or graduate student majoring in Finance or Accounting
- Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Strong interest in Banking
- Solid academic standing with recommended course work in finance and accounting
- Microsoft Suite proficiency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
- Strong verbal, written, mathematical and statistical skills
- Interpersonal skills and individual initiative, leadership qualities and the ability to develop creative solutions.
- Ability to work independently as well as in teams
- Excel in a challenging environment with a strong desire to continuously improve and learn new things.
The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee will regularly sit; talk; hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee will occasionally stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb and balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Special vision requirements include close, distant, and peripheral vision; depth perception; and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The work environment and physical demands are those of a standard retail branch setting. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Incumbent must attend work on a regular basis, on time, and withstand varying degrees of stress. This position description describes the minimum selection requirements to qualify for the position. Promotion and other employment decisions are based on employer needs, being in good standing, fully competent performance, and other non-discriminatory subjects.
As of the date shown below, the contents of this job description are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skill required of personnel so classified. Further, essential job functions are subject to change based upon business needs.
Veritex Community Bank is an equal opportunity employer. Veritex Community Bank Corporate Human Resources [Dallas, Texas] Revised: 8/19/2020