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Students and internships

Kick off your career, gain experience and find meaningful opportunities

We understand that as a student, you have unique needs as you transition to the workforce and start your career. Whether you're looking for a summer internship or exploring an early-career role after graduation, our student programs set you up for success by giving you the resources and personal support you need to thrive. 

Career possibilities and programs

We offer summer internship, full-time development and introductory exposure programs to let you explore and launch careers in asset management, business banking, capital markets, credit analyst, finance, financial crimes, human resources, information security, investment services, product management, quantitative modeling and validation, relationship management, software and infrastructure engineering, UX design, and wealth management.

Summer internship

Our 10-week paid internship program is one of the ways we help early talent thrive at U.S. Bank. Throughout the summer, you'll have the chance to explore different career pathways, contribute meaningfully to projects across the company and build lasting relationships with teammates, peers and leaders. 

Being fully immersed in our business will kick-start your career journey as you learn more about yourself, our culture and the work we do. 
Our employees come from all kinds of personal and professional backgrounds and each person's career path is a unique journey. 

As a participant you'll receive:

  • Impactful, hands-on experiences that keep you engaged and motivated all summer
  • Supportive community of peers
  • Social and volunteer engagements that build meaningful connections
  • Professional development, leadership exposure and mentoring​​​​​​​
  • ​​​Pathway to full-time offer through our development programs

Full-time development

We offer both direct placement and two-and-a-half-year rotation development programs to support your transition into the workforce and give you the experiences, training and community you need to accelerate your career. 

From day one in your full-time position, you'll make meaningful contributions to our business while developing your business acumen, sharpening your skills and growing your network. 

As a participant you'll receive:

  • Intentional, on-the-job learning supplemented with formal professional development
  • Immersive experiences to build skills that are in demand today and in the future
  • Transitional support catered to your unique needs as a student
  • A cohort and network of peers, advisors and senior leader advocates
  • Social and volunteer events that build meaningful connections

Early insight program

Our paid Discover Us Fellowship Program gives you the chance to discover how you'll thrive in a technology or finance career at U.S. Bank. The program is six weeks; you'll spend one at our headquarters in Minneapolis and five in a virtual setting learning the basics of different career tracks, engaging with diversity initiatives, contributing to corporate social responsibility efforts and creating positive change in your community. 

Our dedicated team also will help you polish your resume and enhance your interviewing skills so you can confidently take the next step in your career journey. 

What you can look forward to:

  • Work with case projects to solve current business problems
  • Attend development workshops and interact with senior executives to enhance your inclusive leadership acumen
  • Build a supportive network of peers during social events, volunteer days and more
  • Interview for an internship position in your chosen career track for the following summer

Program tracks


Asset management

Use qualitative and quantitative analysis and modeling to tell stories, identify root causes of issues and support our clients. 

Business banking

Build core sales and credit skills as you learn how small businesses are vital to the growth and stability of our community. 

Capital markets

Develop expertise in financial markets and how they impact the world around us. 

Credit analyst

Make credit extension decisions for corporate and commercial bank clients to prepare for a myriad of banking career paths. 


Influence company direction and strategic growth through business strategies, forecasting, advising and allocating funding.  

Financial crimes

Act as a crucial partner to law enforcement to prevent money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud and other crimes from harming our society. 

Information security

Defend against modern technological threats facing our society through cutting-edge engineering and new security technologies. 

Investment services

Support domestic and global institutional customers and learn how assets move in financial markets. 

Product management

Learn skills at the intersection of business and technology to create products that help people manage their finances and achieve their goals

Relationship management

Originate and execute Corporate & Commercial Banking products and services while supporting senior bankers and clients. 

Software and infrastructure engineering

Become a better software and infrastructure engineer through meaningful, hands-on work and cutting-edge technology. 

UX design

Design meaningful ways to bring humanity to financial products and services, solve complex problems, simplify customer experiences and imagine the future of banking. 

Wealth management

Manage financial planning tools to help clients understand their finances and improve your own future


Human resources

Drive business outcomes through people strategy while helping employees thrive and meet their potential.

Quantitative modeling and validation

Build and validate real-world problems using the mathematical, statistical or quantitative expertise you built in academia.

Benefits that fit your life 

Our technology and digital teams produce highly visible work that receives recognition. They routinely push the boundaries of what’s possible and have won numerous industry awards and accolades.
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When we embrace our differences, we become stronger, more innovative and more responsive to the wide array of customers we serve. We focus on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) because all employees and customers should have the opportunity to achieve their goals.