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Thrivent Financial Accounting/Finance Internship - Summer 2024 in Investments Office, United States

Our Internship Program

Our top-rated summer internship program is designed to give college students meaningful work experience in specific functions, providing a deeper understanding of the processes of a Fortune 500 financial services organization. The program offers interesting challenges, valuable experience, and an opportunity to get to know Thrivent. This 12-week internship is a key piece of Thrivent’s entry-level talent program to ensure a strong talent pipeline to meet the needs of the organization now and into the future. The internship program offers assignments to optimize your skills and experience while giving you exposure to multiple business areas.

The Accounting/Finance Intern will work to support the financial needs of the assigned division(s) of Thrivent. The intern will work in a highly collaborative environment where teamwork and communication are key to obtain the level of service needed for this team to succeed. Opportunities in this position include reconciliations and journal entry preparation, project support, financial analysis, and internal control review. This is a unique opportunity to gain broad business and financial experience, have significant responsibility for a variety of projects and engage with key decision-makers on the following types of work:

Potential Position Responsibilities

  • Build insights for financial processes, systems, trends, and/or results that can then be used for management decision-making

  • Assist in the month-end close process

  • Process journal entries and prepare account reconciliations

  • Assist in preparation of materials for audits

  • Assist team members and key internal stakeholders with updating/reviewing financial controls

  • Review, analyze, and evaluate business systems and objectives , processes, data, and user needs, along with recommending solutions that meet the needs of the business

  • Create/improve internal management reporting

  • Perform analysis and create insights on various financial key performance indicators

  • Initiate and implement operational improvements and communicate changes to appropriate business partners

  • Other projects as assigned

    Position Requirements

  • Currently a junior in an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Analytics

  • A proven history of excellent academic performance (GPA 3.0+)

  • Disciplined, with strong personal management and organization skills

  • Ability to understand financial statements and respective components.

  • Takes personal responsibility for the quality and content of the work and complies with information confidentiality requirements where applicable.

  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships by collaborating with customers by fully understanding and meeting their expectations.

  • Strong problem identification and analytical skills

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel , Teams , and PowerPoint

  • Open to a flexible, hybrid work environment .

  • Ability to work in the United States for indefinite period without sponsorship

    Additional Program Information

  • Offering competitive compensation

  • Full intern event program including development, networking, and social activities.

  • Interns coming from greater than 50 miles from campus are eligible for subsidized housing and relocation stipend.


    Appleton, W I , Minneapolis, MN , or remote

    Thrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex , gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state , or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.

    Thrivent is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation , please let us know by sending an email to human.resources@thrivent.com or call 800-847-4836 and request Human Resources.

At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they’ve been given. At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our customers. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want today—and tomorrow.

For over 100 years, Thrivent has been helping people build their financial futures and live more generous lives. Today, it’s a Fortune 500 company that offers a full range of expert financial solutions, serving more than 2 million customers, as well as the communities in which they live and work.

Thrivent fosters a diverse workforce to serve our diverse clientele, reflecting a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. If you’re intrigued about our work and the possibility of becoming part of it, we invite you to visit Thrivent.com to learn more. You won’t just build a career; you’ll be part of an organization focused on growing, innovating, and serving.