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Future Opportunities Grad Intern Finance (Summer 2024)

Posted Date:  Sep 14, 2023
Requisition Number:  119540

Location: Hershey, PA 

Duration: Summer 2024 


Finance MBA Intern  

The Hershey Company is seeking to fill multiple graduate-level summer intern positions across a variety of functions within our Finance organization.   

Summer intern positions require a full-time (40 hours / week) commitment for 12 weeks in Summer 2024, and performance will be calibrated at the end of the summer.  Successful interns may be considered for full time employment after completion of their college degree.  

Final assignments will depend on business needs. Potential areas / departments hiring graduate-level intern candidates include:    


Strategic Revenue Growth Management (SRGM)  

  • Support creation and implementation of strategic pricing actions, development of customer investment strategy, and tactical trade promotion optimization recommendations to optimize the total value creation of Hershey's CMG business  

  • Work would entail executing analyses that enable the development of insights-based, consumer-back recommendations for everyday non-promoted pricing and portfolio evolution, as well as informing promotional pricing  


Customer Finance 

  • Provides analysis, commentaries, and supporting schedules that detail & summarize the financial performance of customers   

  • Communicate with sales representatives and independently follow up on their requests   

  • Use a business warehouse application in support of the trade promotion process and analysis activities   

  • Leverages productivity tools to compile data into actionable formats that influence smart decisions   

  • Assists Sales Finance personnel and customer teams to build their annual plan   

  • Assists Sales Finance Analysts, Senior Analysts and Managers in their monthly close activities   

  • Engage in aspects of customer waste reduction initiatives  


Commercial Finance  

  • Lead continued evolution of P&L analytics across the US Commercial Business, focusing on how Hershey’s can isolate investment decisions that today are automatic, such as Merch costs, lining investments across Trade, DME, Merch and Mix by project  

  • Leverage BI technology to enable informed financial decision making though the P&L  


The successful candidate will exhibit / possess:  

  • Strong communication, critical thinking / analytical, and organizational skills  

  • Demonstrated leadership and academic achievement in student and extracurricular activities  

  • High level of integrity  

  • Business and interpersonal maturity  

  • Attention to detail  

  • Adaptability  

  • Customer service orientation  

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products: Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Word    

  • Experience with Alteryx and/or Microsoft Power BI preferred 


Minimum Education Requirements:  

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited MBA degree program; concentrations in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration and Economics are highly preferred, but others will be considered  

  • Preference will be given to students with a GPA of 3.2 or higher  


Additional Preferences:  

  • Reliable transportation to and from work, and ability to commute to or relocate to Hershey, PA for the duration of the internship assignment  



Please be advised that The Hershey Company welcomes all applicants to internships. However, Hershey will not provide immigration-related support for these internships.  

Hershey also will not provide immigration-related sponsorship (such as H-1B) for entry-level roles should you later apply for one of those roles in the future. 

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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