The Summer Internship Program is a vital piece of BECU's hiring philosophy and strategy. Interns are assigned a mentor in the department in which they will be working. The intern will work closely with their mentor throughout the duration of the internship. The opportunity is more than "sit back and observe", our interns are integrated into daily duties of their respective departments, attend various meetings, and assist on departmental projects as assigned. BECU interns bring a welcome perspective to our organization. An internship at BECU empowers you to confidently move forward in your career path, having a valued voice in our organization.
This role is remote eligible from WA. This role does attend partner events or activations and might be asked to attend some partner events.
The intern will be instrumental in assisting with planning and execution of partnerships and engaging our employee resource groups out at local community events including, but not limited to: UW, WSU, KEXP, Woodland Park ZooTunes, Seattle Mariners, Washington State Fair, and activations related to expansion markets.
In this role they will learn:
Work with the Affinity team to learn the fundamentals of contract negotiation, vendor management, budgeting, campaigns, and reporting.
Work cross functionally with Marketing, to learn the fundamentals of social media strategies, SEO, creative development process, and content management/marketing.
Work cross functionally with Retail Market Development, to learn the basics of onsite event management, the credit union difference and BECU's products/services.
Assist business units across the credit union in planning and executing community events and partner activations.
Assist in possible affinity credit card launch and debit card re-design projects.
Marketing or Business degrees preferred, others may be considered
Previous experience or course work with Marketing, Sports Marketing, Business and Sponsorships preferred
Experience with MS suite of products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PPT)
Solutions oriented problem solver
Cumulative GPA of 2.7+ required
Proven leadership skills either on or off campus preferred
Community involvement/volunteerism preferred
Participation in extracurricular activities preferred
Able to commit to a 12-week program throughout summer
Comprehensive Excel skill preferred
Strong written communication skills preferred
BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.
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From our very beginning, BECU has been about people helping people. As a financial services cooperative, our purpose has and always will be the same: we work together to best serve our members and improve the financial well-being of our community. More than 80 years and one million members later, we're still rooted in our values, practices and mission - and even more passionate about our future.
As one of the nation's leading credit unions, we're not driven by profit. We're owned by our members and their interests are at the core of everything we do. Now we're growing faster than ever before--but we'll never forget our roots. To continue doing right by our members, we believe we must first do right by our people. Here, you'll receive the resources and support you need to learn, grow and build a meaningful career. Because we know it's our people who make us special.