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About Wells Fargo & Company Community Banking Internship Programs

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.

Community Banking serves customers through approximately 6,200 retail banking stores, more than 12,500 ATMs in 39 states and the District of Columbia, Wells Fargo Contact Centers, and It includes Retail, Small Business, and Business Banking. Community Banking offers various internship opportunities across Wells Fargo & Company's footprint and their lines of business. The following are the two largest Community Banking Internships:

Business Banking Summer Internship Program - Participants are provided with an opportunity to gain a deeper knowledge of the financial services industry through hands-on experience in the fields of business lending, financial analytics, marketing, consulting, and beyond. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to understand the day-to-day responsibilities of a full-time team member, and will gain comprehensive professional and industry experience. Over the course of ten weeks, participants will gain exposure to senior leaders, attend team member and partner meetings, experience joint calling with bankers, and benefit from coaching and performance feedback sessions.

Minnesota Regional Banking Summer Internship Program - Minnesota Regional Banking consists of Retail Banking, Business Banking, and Private Banking as well as Retail Banking support functions including: Human Resources, Communications, Marketing, Sales & Service Development, Finance, and Community Development & Specialized Lending. An intern will get hands-on experience through a 10-16 week assignment. Assignments are based on your interests and our business needs, and may include but are not limited to areas such as:

  • Retail, Private and Business Banking - You'll gain an understanding of consumer and/or business finance and credit. You'll learn the sales process and have the opportunity to provide value-added financial advice and service to our customers.

  • Finance - You'll learn the assessment and analysis process used to support  staffing and budget needs.

  • Human Resources and Sales & Service Development - You'll learn how the bank partners with internal business divisions, managers, and executives to maximize our talent and resources.

  • Communications and Marketing - You'll learn the strategies and procedures behind the bank's marketing messages and internal communications.

For both programs, Interns also receive training in operations, business, and interpersonal skills. Based on performance evaluations and current hiring needs of the participating business groups, the internship could have the potential to continue after the formal program concludes.



Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Wells Fargo will not sponsor visas for this position, and will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on their F-1 or other student visa status.

Wells Fargo & Company Community Banking Internship Programs

Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company
Phone: (866) 249-3302


Number of Interns: 51 to 100
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: Varies
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors
Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts


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