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Early Talent: Sophomore Leaders Conference

Overview

In your sophomore year, you're starting to imagine what you want to do when you graduate. A career in the financial services industry is a great place to start, and to grow. The Sophomore Leaders Conference is designed to be a best-in-class program to pipeline high-potential candidates.  Wells Fargo will focus on candidates from diverse backgrounds who are female, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, two or more races, LGBTQ, military veterans or students with disabilities for our sophomore summer program.

During this special three-day conference, you will get a better understanding of the options available to you within Corporate and Commercial Lending, Enterprise Staff groups, and the Wealth and Investment Management business.

You will network with your peers and Wells Fargo team members while learning how Wells Fargo delivers financial services to individuals, mid-sized, corporate, and other large-scale companies.

The conference also includes the chance to interview for some of our selective paid summer internships — a great place to start your career and build your resume.

Conference activities include:

  • Learning more about the following Wholesale Banking business groups: Middle Market Banking, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate Banking, Government and Institutional Banking, and Wells Fargo Commercial Capital. In addition, you will learn about Wealth and Investment Management, Enterprise Finance, Corporate Risk, and our Chief Administrative Office programs.
  • Panel discussions with analysts, managers, and senior leaders.
  • Professional development workshops.
  • Seminars on credit, lending, and banking.
  • Networking opportunities.

Conference Date and Location:

The 2019 Sophomore Leaders Conferences will take place in Charlotte, NC on March 5 - 7, 2019.

All travel and meal expenses will be paid by Wells Fargo.

Qualifications

The Sophomore Leaders Conference is designed to be a best-in-class program to pipeline high-potential candidates.  Wells Fargo will focus on candidates from diverse backgrounds who are female, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, two or more races, LGBTQ, military veterans or students with disabilities for our sophomore summer program.

You must be currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in any major with an expected graduation of December 2020 or May/June 2021.

Application Details

Step 1Express interest in applying to the conference by January 6, 2019 at 11:59pm Central Time.

Step 2: We will email those who submit an interest form with the formal application instructions in early January 2019.

Learn more about the application process

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