Created by American Express founder William Fargo in 1850 as a
"pony express," Wells Fargo is now one of the banking industry's
powerhouses. The firm has more than 278,000 employees and controls
over $1.2 trillion in assets, providing financial services that
range from investments, banking and consumer finance, to insurance
and mortgages. In October 2008, Wells Fargo bought Wachovia,
further expanding its reach across the United States. In 2010
alone, Forbes ranked Wells Fargo among the Most Admired Companies
in the World and BusinessWeek named the company America's second
Most Generous Corporate Foundations.
Internships are available in audit, capital markets, corporate
and commercial banking, finance, internet and technology, customer
service, sales, operations, investments, project management,
marketing, communications, real estate and business banking support
groups. Many interns find full- time jobs through the internship
Open to college juniors and seniors with good written and verbal
communication skills, analytical aptitude and leadership abilities.
Candidates should be majoring in a field of study related to the
internship. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Check the website for
specific program requirements.