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Corporate Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions Internship

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer Including Disability/Veterans Job Number: 189312 Costa Mesa, California

Description

Experian is the leading global information services company that is powering opportunities to create a better world. We provide data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. Businesses rely on us to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision-making. Individuals trust us to check their credit report and credit score, and to protect against identity theft.
Shaped by their experience, culture and ideas, the unique perspective of each of our 17,000 global employees helps us create smart solutions. In 2016 Forbes magazine named us as one of the "World’s Most Innovative Companies" for the third year running. We’re always looking for exceptional people with the ability and ideas to shape our future. Why not join us?

Experian’s Corporate Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions team is looking for three highly motivated undergraduates to participate in the Experian Internship Program. This highly competitive 12-week program offers hands-on experience into the world of venture capital, mergers & acquisitions, strategy and competitive intelligence. Throughout the program, you will be engaged in a project and end with a final presentation to the Chief Investment Officer. This experience is guaranteed to help build your resume and prepare you for a future in corporate strategy or finance.

Throughout the program, you will be exposed to:

  • Experian’s portfolio of business and strategic priorities
  • Introduction to strategic negotiation
  • Components of a deal – acquisitions, divestitures and minority investments
  • Due diligence across multiple functional areas
  • Preparation of evaluation materials for review by senior management and Board of Directors
  • Detailed research and analysis of markets and companies

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

  • A strong interest in M&A, strategy, or venture capital
  • Understanding of financial analysis and modeling
  • Eager to jump in, learn new things, and never afraid to speak up
  • Excited to make an impact on the business
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or Economics or relevant field
  • Proficient with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Minimum 3.0 G.P.A
The Experian Internship Program extends across our entire corporate headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA. In addition to working with the corporate strategy and M&A team, you will be participating in a larger cohort of all summer interns across Experian. You will be invited to participate in weekly “intern-only” events. These events include lunches with senior executives, volunteer activities, networking events, and career/resume workshops.