Fifth Third Bank Leadership Program Intern (Summer 2019) in CINCINNATI, Ohio


Fifth Third Bank is one of the top-performing banks in the country, with a heritage that spans more than 150 years. We've staked our claim on looking at things differently to making banking a Fifth Third Better. This applies to our relationships with customers and employees alike.

We employ about 18,000 people, and what we offer is:

# A chance for employees to build their future, with supportive career development and financial wellness programs.

# An environment where we win together. We celebrate achievement and work collaboratively. We're also a three-time Gallup Great Workplace honoree.

# An invitation to impact lives in a positive and lasting way. Everything we do is geared toward improving lives. That's fun and exciting.

It comes down to the fact that Fifth Third is a warm and caring place to with which to grow # as a customer or as a team member.

GENERAL FUNCTION: The Fifth Third Bank Leadership Program (LP) Internship is designed to provide students with exposure to a variety of banking disciplines, while building meaningful work experience through assignments within one line of business or division. The LP internship experience consists primarily of on-the-job training supplemented by networking opportunities, educational offerings and performance coaching and feedback. The intern is integrated into the groups day-to-day activitiesandprojects. Operates as a team member on larger initiatives but also works independently on smaller projects.

Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and procedures as defined. Accountable for always doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures thatactions and behaviors drive a positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing, managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.


  • Perform assignments as determined by the Assignment Leader.

  • Perform specific projects as assigned by the Assignment Leader or Program Manager, utilizing project management skills to manage and report back on project status.

  • Actively participate in community volunteerism projects.

  • Actively participate in leadership development activities (training classes, speaker series, etc.), supplementing on-the-job learning that occurs throughout the program.

  • Deliver a formal presentation to line of business or division leaders.

  • Build a network of resources within the assigned line of business, division, or across functions.

  • Effectively communicate with others, demonstrating strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned.



  • Qualified LP internship candidates must have a strong academic record (at least a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA) with at least 1-2 years of college coursework completed, and an interest in pursuing a career in banking.

  • Solid candidates should have relevant internship and/or work experience, strong written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated proficiency in critical thinking, leadership, business acumen, relationship building and teamwork through extracurricular activities, work experience, or academic pursuits.

  • Demonstrates entry-level use and basic familiarity with software applications including Microsoft Office Products such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook. Shows aptitude to learn additional software applications as required by Internship.

  • Possesses professional customer service skills. Able to respond to standard requests from internal and external customers.

  • Able to solve routine problems by following defined procedures.

  • Capable of managing own time to meet deadlines set by Manager and Assignment Leader.

  • Capable of completing work with direction, guidance and instructions from others.

  • Demonstrates abilities to perform and communicate. Appropriately chooses most effective form of communication (meeting, fax, phone or email). Responds quickly to requests.

  • Can convey a positive first impression and develops positive working relationships. Understands and knows how to get along with co-workers.

Fifth Third Bank is proud to have an engaged and inclusive culture and to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity in all employment decisions regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.