Intern – Essentials of Business

Intern – Essentials of Business

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Essentials of Business Internship Program

The Essentials of Business Internship Program is intended to give college students the opportunity to explore their professional interest. The program is designed to assist students develop leadership skills and broaden their experiences by interacting in multiple corporate departments. The interns will work directly with department directors and managers who will promote academic and professional development through experiential learning. Interns will gain understanding of how departments function within the organization, affect the bottom line of the organization, assist with department projects, and day-to-day task within the department.

Founded in 1996, Advance Financial is a leading multi-state fintech company based in Nashville, Tennessee. With more than 100 stores in Tennessee and more than 1,100 employees, the family-owned and operated company is aggressively investing in the expansion of its market presence. In keeping with its vision of a world-class customer experience, Advance Financial is delivering instant lending decisions and brick-and-mortar money services 24/7/365. In 2018, the company was named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country for the seventh year in a row and it is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. The Nashville Business Journal also named Advance Financial as 2018’s fourth fastest growing company in the Nashville market, and Forbes included the company on its 2018 list of Best Employers for New Graduates. For more information visit

Interns will have the ability to create their own learning path by choosing 4 departments of interest. Interns will rotate departments every three weeks to maximize their career potential.

Departments to choose from:

  • Human Resources
  • Recruiting
  • Learning & Development
  • Employee & Customer Experience
  • Accounting
  • Compliance
  • Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Retail Operations
  • Call Center Operations


The Essentials of Business Internship Program is open to college juniors, seniors, or grad students pursuing an education in the following concentrations:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resources
  • Learning & Development (Secondary Education)
  • Marketing

To perform the job successfully, the individual must:

  • Maintain GPA requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 Scale
  • Understand and meet the demands of a customer-centric environment
  • Have basic understanding of business functions
  • Show proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Work within various software applications
  • Candidate must meet Advance Financial hiring eligibility


Must be available at least ten hours per week between the operating hours of 8:00 AM- 5:30 PM. Weekly schedule will be made based on class schedule. The internship will last twelve weeks starting in August and ending in December.


The internship will consist of 12 weeks of part time work. Participants will be compensated up to $15 per hour. All participants must work at least 10 hours a week in their chosen departments.

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