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Schwab's Intern Academy provides college juniors and seniors and graduate students the opportunity to experience Schwab's culture of service while challenging themselves through a structured blend of learning programs, team-building activities, networking opportunities, and enriching work projects.  


We look for intern candidates who are optimistic, driven, curious, innovative, and adaptable and believe in partnership value. Candidates for the Academy must also be a current college or graduate school students. Strong preference is given to those who will graduate within 12 months of the internship.

  • Offers a meaningful paid summer experience by working on real business projects that help us meet our clients' needs
  • Provides a holistic, cohesive, and structured blend of business-specific experiences (tracks) and a shared learning curriculum (cohorts)
    • Business tracks are meaningful projects that contribute to Schwab's success
    • Cohort groups meet together to learn about Schwab's purpose, brand, and our focus on client advocacy and community service; Schwab's values, culture, and why this is a great place to work; individual strengths and how to leverage those strengths in a professional environment; how to spend, manage, and invest your money wisely; and how to plan your career journey
    • Cohorts perform many group activities together, including real Schwab business case development and volunteering in the community
  • Each Schwab intern is supported by a direct leader and human resource professionals, and also has connections with senior leaders

The 2022 Schwab Intern Academy tracks include:

  • Corporate Risk Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Internal Audit
  • Investor Services
  • Marketing and Data
  • Retirement Plan Services
  • Retirement Business Services
  • Technology

Because interns are considered a primary pipeline for full-time opportunities, every intern candidate must be eligible for full-time hiring upon graduation and must also meet the following requirements:

  • Enrolled in a current undergraduate or graduate program tracking to a bachelor’s or master’s degree
  • Planned to graduate between December 2022 and June 2023
  • Ability to work full time and on-site at Schwab during the nine-week program, from June 6-August 5, 2022
  • Specific skills as needed by Business Track

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Our 2020 Interns Share Their Experience

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