USAA Strategy and Marketing Intern (Master's) in San Antonio, Texas
Purpose of Job
You have driven career goals. USAA wants to help you achieve them. Our internship program lets you showcase your skills, while gaining real-life experience that’ll help you jump-start your career. Our interns deliver innovative solutions to real business challenges, while building enduring relationships in a collaborative culture with their manager and an assigned mentor. The best part? You’ll do it all while helping us fulfill our noble mission to serve the military community.
Spend your summer at a Fortune 100 financial services organization and gain a career where you can make a difference!
To qualify, you must be pursuing a degree from an accredited college or university, and plan to graduate after the final day of the internship. Most of our interns participate the summer between their junior and senior years. Our 2022 internship will start on June 1, 2022 and last through August 12, 2022.
USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.
Job Description Summary:
USAA's Strategy and Marketing internship offers opportunities to work with our Corporate Responsibility, Market Research, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Corporate Communications teams. Interns facilitate and engage in the planning, execution, and delivery work efforts intended to accomplish business goals and objectives within prescribed timeframes and budgets. Interns will collaborate with key partners, vendors and project/program teams to identify mutually beneficial outcomes for competing priorities and negotiate timelines to ensure objectives are met.
Meet regularly with senior leaders of the Brand and Marketing team
Develop executive level presentations
Gain exposure to internal and external communication channels for marketing, media relations, reputation management
Assist with data aggregation and representation
Perform business case development, including gathering requirements, analyzing industry trends, researching historical data
Review industry standards and trends
Provide recommendations on current and future philanthropic endeavors and nation-wide community affairs, present findings, solutions, recommendations to all levels of Brand management
Performs professional duties in support of operations for the functional area assigned
Applies foundational functional knowledge to produce results related to departmental initiatives
Manages limited departmental projects and/or participates as a project resource on larger initiatives. Finds opportunities and facilitates basic improvements to processes and systems
May assist with implementation of business solutions to meet business needs. Contributes to compliance, product competitiveness, and profitable growth
May interact with clients for technical requests to understand requirements and limitations in different phases of project lifecycle to include research, testing and implementation
Performs routine tasks under direct supervision and within established procedures and guidelines
Currently pursuing an MBA with a concentration in Marketing, at Finance, Business Analytics, Project Management or related field, at an accredited university
Graduation date cannot be prior to August 12, 2022
4 years of related experience and accountability for simple to moderately complex tasks and/or projects required
Foundational and conceptual knowledge of the function/field and demonstrated application of knowledge, skills and abilities towards work products required
Foundational level of business acumen in the areas of the business operations, industry practices and emerging trends required
Current or former education with a concentration in Marketing or Branding (in addition to MBA)
Graduation date between August 13, 2022 and July 2023
Prior experience in business case development, including gathering requirements, analyzing industry trends, researching historical data
Knowledge in external communication channels for marketing, media relations, reputation management
Strong analytical skills, strong collaborative communication skills, and solutions-oriented
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access or similar spreadsheet, presentation, word processing and database tools
USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the hourly range based on your experience and market position. The hourly rate for this position is: $30- $40.
Interns will receive an intern stipend to assist with expenses.
At USAA our full-time employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.
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Find your purpose. Join our mission.
USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.
USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.
USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.