Summer Internship

Summer Internship

Apply at Cornerstone Advisors and spend the summer in gorgeous Scottsdale, AZ (Phoenix metro area). Cornerstone Advisors is a national management consulting firm offering a wide range of consulting services to meet the needs of regional and mid-size banks and credit unions throughout the country.

We are looking for Bachelor undergraduate (rising senior) or Master’s graduate (rising 2nd year if MBA program) students in business-related fields: BS, BA, MBA, Finance, Economics, Business or other related degrees with a business and/or quantitative focus who have exceptional interpersonal and analytical skills and a GPA above of 3.4. The candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with working knowledge in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

What You’ll Do

Consultant Interns join one of our practices for a competitive 8-week paid internship where you’ll learn about the banking industry, what it’s like to be a management consultant, and work on client projects that will challenge you. Our interns get hands-on experience solving complex business problems for our clients. You’ll make new connections, potentially travel, and sharpen the skills you need to succeed in your future career. Plus, the work you do will prepare you for a career in consulting. A typical employee spends 8+ hours a day at work. We think you should spend that time doing something you love – not just earning a paycheck.

At Cornerstone, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with senior executives, get paired with a formal mentor and attend company sponsored knowledge shares and group activities. In your day-to-day work, you’ll learn how employees collaborate to serve all our stakeholders. Your internship performance may even lead to a full-time offer upon your graduation.

At Cornerstone we value making sure our employees feel welcome and supported at work, while challenging you to develop personally and professionally. While working here, you’ll be empowered with the tools you need to succeed in your role and grow your career.

Interns could play a part in:

  • Negotiating multi-million dollar technology contracts
  • Creating business cases for emerging technology
  • Assessing a bank’s digital user experience relative to competition
  • Creating financial models
  • Benchmarking performance relative to peers
  • Writing industry research reports
  • Conducting financial research to understand the drivers of earnings per share
  • Market research to help banks stay on top of emerging trends and determine their strategic direction

Located in the hot spot of Old Town Scottsdale we enjoy the benefits of casual dress (jeans are okay) and workplace perks including a recently remodeled office, covered parking, company provided gourmet coffee, snacks and drinks, ping pong table and learning lunches.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and college transcripts

Background screening including past employment, education and references required.

Our firm provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, our firm complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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