Finance Leadership Development Program Internship
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Finance Leadership Development Program Internship

El Segundo, California

Overview

Nationally top ranked by Vault Inc, MBA Exchange, and Top MBA, our Finance Leadership Development Program and Summer Internship take your portfolio to new heights. Advance your career by rotating through various AT&T entities such as AT&T Inc., AT&T Communications, WarnerMedia, AT&T Latin America, Xandr or more.

Program Advantages:

  • On-the-job learning
  • Rotations across AT&T businesses
  • Mentorship programs
  • Alumni support and networking
  • Work alongside the industry's leaders
  • Nationally ranked by Vault

Join a company and program that’s fully invested in making you one of its future leaders.

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5 Key Program Facts

Full-Time Program

  • Where will I need to relocate?

    You’ll need to relocate to one of our hub cities – most likely in CA, TX, GA, NJ, NY or DC. How do we determine your assignment? It’s based on the strengths you bring and where you’ll be the best fit.

  • Is relocation assistance provided?

    Yes it is! We’ll help you get where you’re going.

  • How long will I be in the FLDP?

    You’ll complete three one-year rotations.

  • What are the education and experience requirements?

    You must be in the second year or recent graduate of an MBA or master’s program and have 3-10 years of full-time work experience.

  • When do I apply?

    Apply August-October and start after graduation.

Internship

  • Where will I need to relocate?

    You’ll need to relocate to one of our hub cities – most likely in CA, TX, GA, NJ, NY or DC. How do we determine your assignment? It’s based on the strengths you bring and where you’ll be the best fit.

  • Is relocation assistance provided?

    Yes it is! We’ll help you get where you’re going.

  • How long will I be Interning?

    10-12 weeks.

  • What are the education and experience requirements?

    You must be in the first year of an MBA or master’s program and have 3-10 years of work experience. Interns have the opportunity for early consideration into our full-time program upon graduation.

  • When do I apply?

    Apply August – February and start in June.

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Peek Inside a Career Journey

Sofia has earned her MBA. She joins the FLDP, and her journey begins.

Atlanta, GA – WarnerMedia News & Sports

Experience gained
  • Developed robust, innovative analyses that measured financial and operational performance
  • Created long-term planning models and forecast storyline documents
  • Routinely analyzed the financial outlook for WarnerMedia’s domestic and international competitors
Outside the office
  • Volunteered with other FLDPs at Atlanta Community Food Bank Product Rescue Center
  • Member of AT&T Veterans, an employee resource group

Opportunities abound for Sofia. She matches to her next assignment.

dallas, tx – AT&T Inc., External & Legislative Affairs

Experience gained
  • Supervised a small operational team to carry out financial management of the company’s philanthropic giving programs
  • Managed budget of the AT&T Foundation and Corporate Contribution Council
  • Interfaced with the internal partners, including finance, tax and treasury
Outside the office
  • Partnered with AT&T Believe℠ Dallas and volunteers at The Stewpot
  • Enjoyed nightlife in Deep Ellum

With her capabilities growing, Sofia pursues an exciting opportunity.

New York city – Xandr, Finance

Experience gained
  • Built, maintained and continuously improved Xandr Invests financial models and planning systems
  • Analyzed new strategic opportunities to accelerate growth
  • Provided ongoing analysis of business performance
Outside the office
  • Joined AT&T’s Women of Finance, a networking organization
  • Participated in Shop & Stock With Families volunteer event

Josie is earning her MBA She joined the FLDP Internship, and her journey began.

Dallas, tx – AT&T Inc., Finance Transformation

Experience gained
  • Worked on a key project in support of our merger and acquisition team
  • Set up a legal entity and support structure that allowed AT&T to invest in Opportunity Zones, creating a tax benefit for the company
  • Had frequent readouts to VPs and SVPs
Outside the office
  • Toured AT&T Stadium – home of the Dallas Cowboys – with other FLDPs

Kara opened new doors through the FLDP internship. Now, she’s putting her financial skills to the test.

New York City – WarnerMedia Entertainment

Experience gained
  • Accounting and forecasting for HBO’s marketing and affiliate sales
  • Developed budgets and long-term plans
  • Prepared monthly financial results and analysis
Outside the office
  • Joined AT&T Believe℠ NYC to find great volunteer events
  • Attended a Yankees vs. Mets game with the other FLDPs

The business world keeps changing. And Austin is in the center of it all.

dallas, tx – AT&T Communications, Pricing

Experience gained
  • Developed complex business case to assess profitability of government proposals
  • Participated in cross-functional deal team
  • Presented financial indicators to senior management
Outside the office
  • Joined the Dallas Running Club
  • Played on oxyGEN’s (Employee Resource Group) kickball team

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Applicant Experience

Want to know what to expect? Here’s a breakdown of the typical application process.

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  • Watch this video to see what the job’s really like

  • Campus or virtual interview

  • Program manager interview

  • Executive interview (full-time only)

  • Congratulations and welcome to AT&T!

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Finance Leadership Development Program Internship

El Segundo, California

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At AT&T, we’re connecting the world through the latest tech, top-of-the-line communications and the best in entertainment. Innovation powers all that we do, and our groundbreaking solutions deliver compelling communication and entertainment experiences to millions of customers worldwide. As part of our team, your next big idea could be our newest innovation. Here’s your opportunity to combine your passions for entertainment, media and technology to transform our company and your career.

Joining our team as a Finance Leadership Development Program Intern means you’ll be part of the #1 Finance MBA Internship in the country, as ranked by TopMBA. We’re also proud to have been on Vault Inc.’s list of top 10 finance programs 8 times. Our program offers an opportunity for you to maximize your exposure and impact across our entire finance organization including AT&T Inc. and its operating companies – AT&T Communications, WarnerMedia, AT&T Latin America and Xandr. We’ll provide the development, mentoring and networking you need to gain an edge. In return, you’ll have the chance to learn all about our finance organization alongside others who are just as driven as you. In fact, you’ll collaborate directly with our top financial decision makers and executives, gaining management experience and insight into how they lead.

Our Finance Leadership Development Program Internship is designed to set you up to be considered for our full-time Finance Leadership Program upon graduation. How better to advance your career than building relationships with current and former participants who work in diverse roles across AT&T? That’s why you’ll complete a 10 to 12 week summer internship in areas like Financial Analysis, Business Case Development, Capital Planning, Treasury and Financial Planning & Analysis. We’re proud to be ranked #12 on Fortune’s Great Place to Work For All 2020 Best Big Companies to Work For list, and our internship offers a supportive environment where you can grow your skillset. You’ll have the opportunity to take advantage of mentoring opportunities, roundtable discussions, facility tours, executive luncheons and contribute to our Innovation Pipeline.

Our program interns make big impacts. Some examples include:
• Analyzing Deals: An FLDP intern prepared and analyzed tens of millions worth of business case 2020 Roadmap Initiatives, which were sent to senior management for approval.
• Analysis Automation: An FLDP intern created Power BI dashboards to analyze millions of dollars worth of debt maturities to help leadership manage debt paydown.
• Identifying Cost Savings: An FLDP intern constructed a commission payout forecasting tool to adjust commission quotas, preventing business unit overpayment by over $10 million on an annual basis.


To be considered for this program, you must:
• Be currently pursuing an MBA or master’s degree (finance, accounting, economics is a plus) and expecting to graduate by Spring 2022.
• Have three or more years of work experience (required).
• Collaborate on complex issues, thrive in a leadership position, and be up for an adventure – and by that, we mean relocating to places such as Dallas, Atlanta, Southern California, New York City, New Jersey or to other locations where the program offers job assignments. These job assignment locations are variable and subject to change at any time for the needs of the business.
• Be excited about technology’s potential to transform people’s lives.

If you have a passion for numbers and technology, and the desire to join a team known for doing great things together, this internship was made for you. Ready to be the future? It starts with you. Apply today.

AT&T will not sponsor applicants for work visas of any kind for this position.


AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state, and local laws.


Job ID 2023906S-3
Date posted 10/30/2020

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