Careers in commercial banking: Wells Fargo programs for MBA students

The MBA Leaders Forum

November 14-15, 2013
Charlotte, NC


High-achieving, ethnically diverse, female, and LGBT first-year MBA students who are graduating in either December 2014 or May/June 2015 will be invited to participate.


  • Panel discussions with associates, managers, and senior leaders
  • Professional development workshops
  • Seminars on commercial credit, lending, and banking
  • Networking opportunities
  • Interviews for positions in the MBA summer intern program


Charlotte, NC. All travel expenses are paid for by Wells Fargo.


November 14-15, 2013


This program is designed to recognize people with unique experiences and diverse backgrounds. Wells Fargo has a commitment to diversity and inclusion. We value the creativity and innovation that come from multiple perspectives and allow us to respond quickly and effectively to customer needs.
During the MBA Leaders Forum, you will have the unique opportunity to interview with hiring managers for summer internship positions in MBA summer intern program before our spring 2014 recruiting season begins.

Learn more

Learn more about the MBA Leaders Forum and how to apply. Applications are due October 13, 2013.

Summer intern program

Designed for MBA students graduating in 2015, this paid 10-week program begins with intensive training and orientation in San Francisco, followed by placement in a regional commercial banking office where interns gain exposure to sales, credit, operations, and business strategies.
Wells Fargo is seeking qualified interns to work with our regional commercial banking teams. Interns will begin this paid 10-week program with an intense 5-day training and orientation session in San Francisco that includes:
  • Introduction to Wells Fargo's history, philosophy, products and services, and credit culture
  • Presentations by senior managers
  • Speaker series and networking sessions
Interns are then matched with senior and junior mentors, and assigned to a regional commercial banking office based on candidate interest and business need. Interns will work alongside team members who are experts in their field, and may have the opportunity to gain:
  • Professional commercial banking experience
  • Analytical sales and credit training
  • Understanding of our commercial banking operations, business strategies, and culture
  • Opportunities to meet senior executives and network with other interns across business lines
Based on outstanding performance, summer interns may receive full-time offers to join the MBA Relationship Manager training program or other positions based on career interest and business objectives.

Minimum qualifications

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in working independently and as part of a team
  • A strong self-starter with attention to detail and creative mindset
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Commitment to building a career in the financial services industry

Preferred qualifications

  • MBA student between first and second year of graduate school
  • Coursework in financial accounting and corporate finance
  • Experience with financial statements, projections, and financial modeling
  • Professional experience through internships, part-time or full-time work, and/or extracurricular activities
Wells Fargo will not sponsor visas for these positions, and will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on their F-1 or other student visa status. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis.

How to apply

Please visit (then select “Find a Job” and “Register Now”) to create a searchable job seeker profile in addition to applying through your career center on campus.
If we do not recruit on your campus, we will accept applications for this position on December 6, 2013. Simply log in to and apply to requisition #3784768.
MBA ProgramWells Fargo presentation to first-year studentsInterview dates
University of Texas, Austin
November 12, 2013
6:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
January 29, 2014
University of California, Los Angeles
November 13, 2013
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
January 24, 2014
University of Florida
November 12, 2013
6:30 p.m.
November 12, 2013
Emory University
November 4, 2013
6:30 p.m.
February 11, 2014
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Kenan Flager
October 29, 2013
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
January 22, 2014
Carnegie Mellon University
November 19, 2013
5:30 p.m. presentation
7:00 p.m. GFA dinner event
January 30, 2014
Southern Methodist University
November 6, 2013
5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
February 4, 2014
University of Southern California
November 5, 2013
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
January 30, 2014
University of Michigan
November 19, 2013
5:00 p.m.
February 6, 2014
Northwestern University
November 21, 2013
5:15 p.m.
February 18, 2014
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About Commercial Banking

Commercial Banking is part of Wells Fargo's Wholesale Banking division, which serves mid-sized companies, large corporations, other financial institutions, and government and not-for-profit entities.
Commercial Banking has more than 120 Regional Commercial Banking offices in the U.S. and Canada. Commercial Banking team members provide a broad spectrum of financing and other financial services to mid-sized companies with annual revenues between $20 million and $500 million. These companies come from virtually every industry, including manufacturing, retail, distribution, importing, service companies, governments, private firms, nonprofit organizations, and more.
Commercial Banking also offers expertise and specialized products and services to clients in the beverage, food and agribusiness, environmental, and technology and venture banking industries.

About Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company, headquartered in San Francisco, is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores and more than 12,000 ATMs and the Internet ( across North America and internationally. One in three households in America does business with Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo has $1.4 trillion in assets and 273,000 team members in more than 35 countries across our 80+ businesses.
Wells Fargo was named one of the World’s 50 Most Respected Companies and the top-ranked financial services company by Barron's magazine in 2012. Diversity is an integral part of Wells Fargo's success. For more than 160 years, we have been a diversity leader, and the accolades we have received are as diverse as our team members.
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