About the job
Amazon is seeking talented MBA Interns to join our Business and Corporate Development (BCD) teams. This program provides the opportunity to launch into big careers with limitless possibilities. Check out the variety of roles we have below. Interns will be placed on one of the teams and complete the entirety of the internship within that team. An Amazon MBA summer internship is 11-12 weeks long, consisting of a strategic project that is data intensive, analytical, centered on a real business issue, and representative of the full-time role. BCD interns will have ownership of a high-profile project, where they will partner with key business groups and clients. By participating in the internship, you will have opportunities to analyze unique business ideas, make data driven decisions and provide input to drive meaningful change. Each intern will have exposure to upper level management (including Vice Presidents and Directors) and the opportunity to apply general business and financial analysis skills to support successful execution of corporate strategies.
- In the application you will have the opportunity to specify which areas you are most interested in.
- You need only to submit one Amazon job application for all roles listed below.
- Role and team placement are based on business needs and as Amazon continues to grow and flex, we are looking for candidates who want to own, build and impact the customer experience rather than are tied to a specific role or team.
- Make sure to list your MBA/Master’s program and expected conferral date (month and year) within the Education section of your online application and on your resume.
- A cover letter is not necessary.
- The location options for each role are listed within the description
Corporate Development. If selected for this role, you will play a key role in all parts of generating, managing and executing acquisitions, minority investments and select strategic partnerships across the company. This also includes opportunities within Amazon’s dedicated venture investment programs The Climate Pledge Fund and Alexa Fund. Corporate Development is a small, tight-knit team who values authentic, strong willed individuals that think creatively and will proactively seek out opportunities to advance the growth initiatives of Amazon’s businesses. You will act as the primary contact in supporting Amazon’s business units and senior leadership by conducting industry research, valuation analyses, due diligence, creation of strategic presentations and recommendations, and driving acquisition term sheets and contract negotiations. The ideal candidateenjoys diving deep into complex problems, works effectively with cross-functional teams and thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. Additionally, this role requires a strong ability to build both internal and external relationships with the start-up and venture capital communities. You will identify appropriate opportunities which support Amazon’s strategic priorities through interaction with senior business leaders, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investment bankers, and organic pipeline generation, lead cross-functional teams including Product, Operations, Engineering, Legal, Finance, Tax, Accounting, and senior management to execute transactions from term sheet through integration, and act as a subject matter expert on valuation and deal structuring. This role can be in either Seattle, New York City, or San Francisco.
Corporate Development Finance. If selected for this high visibility role, you will be responsible for helping to evaluate a wide range of business opportunities, including M&A, investments and other strategic options. In addition, you will assist in due diligence efforts, conduct extensive research on industries, potential partners and competitors, and communicate findings and recommendations to our senior management and executive team. This position plays a key, active role on a small team that drives corporate transactions across Amazon. You will support the financial analyses that guide decision-making among senior business leaders and Corporate / Business Development teams. Many assignments will be highly ambiguous and require you to be an independent, intellectually curious individual who can frame situations through multiple lenses including the end-customer, business owner and corporate finance professional. This position is based in Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, WA.
Business Development. Amazon’s Corporate Business Development (Corp BD) team works across all of Amazon’s businesses and leads our most complex and high-impact opportunities. The Corp BD team is trustworthy, adaptable, focused on quickly gaining enough context to enable informed decision-making and on getting things done. As a Corp BD intern, your work involves regular interaction with leaders across Amazon and the opportunity to influence highly strategic initiatives throughout the company in order to bring value through strategic partnerships. Our team’s work spans across the Amazon business units, with a focus toward initiatives that guide the next phase of growth, including digital media, advertising, ecommerce, payments, cloud computing and mobile technologies. Your contributions help to manage relationships and negotiations for partnership deals which are unconventional in nature, need a centralized advocate, and/or have broader implications to multiple Amazon business units. With this focus, work is common with major technology companies, such as Facebook and Google, as well as with high-growth start-ups to identify new partnership opportunities. Internal partnerships with management teams are critical to understanding relative advantages or risks, if/when major features are in existing roadmaps, and current trends around innovation, consolidation and customer adoption. Candidates for this track should have 5+ years of experience developing, leading, negotiating and executing corporate and/or business transactions. This opportunity is Seattle-based.
Corporate Projects. Corporate Projects is a centralized team that works together with business teams as they make strategic, one-way door decisions. Some example projects may include: working with business leaders who are turning around an existing business, developing an expansion strategy, partnering with an economist to develop a new pricing model for an Amazon business, getting a new product/service off the ground that requires technical dependencies across multiple organizations and launching new businesses in highly regulated market segments. You will need to be scrappy and resourceful, working closely with cross-functional stakeholders including product, technology and science leaders. The ideal candidate will have a natural curiosity, strong executive presence, articulate oral and written communication skills and the ability to quickly earn trust with Amazonians across the company. As such, you will need to be comfortable diving deep into any and all of Amazon’s businesses. This position is based in Amazon’s headquarters in Seattle, WA.
Integration. As a Corporate Development Integration MBA Intern, you will help drive acquisition diligence, integration planning and execution efforts for acquisitions across the company. You will participate in an active transaction where you will support Amazon and a target company or newly acquired team through the M&A lifecycle. In addition, you will be asked to produce a deliverable enabling the advancement of Amazon’s approach to M&A integration. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, enjoys diving deep and taking ownership of ambiguous and complex problems, works effectively with cross-functional teams and thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. If applying for this track, you should have at least 2 years of diligence and post-merger integration experience in a business, consulting, or corporate development role.
Integration Experience. As the Integration Experience (IX) intern, you will leverage your background in change management, organizational effectiveness, or product/user experience to drive efficient integration of Amazon’s acquisitions. You will develop and deliver change management tactics, communications, training, and/or cultural integration activities for a company that has been recently acquired by Amazon and work with cross-functional partners during the immediate post-close period. You should be able to influence, advise, and lead at all levels – from senior leadership to entry level associates, and have experience leading change programs focused on user or employee experience while working with cross-functional teams. PROSCI certification or other formal change management experience are preferred.
- Bachelor’s degree and currently enrolled in an MBA program as a first-year student
- 4+ years of corporate development, private equity, investment banking or management consulting experience with a focus on the technology sector
- High proficiency with valuation modeling and techniques
- Advanced analytical skills
- Proven fluency with Excel.
- Excellent business judgment
- Bachelor’s degree (MBA is strongly preferred)
- Exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to gain respect of senior management and external executives
- Ability to build and maintain a network of relationships which facilitate deal flow
- Self-starter who can excel in a fast-paced and fluid environment
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively while applying sound business judgment and quantitative analytics
- Excellent oral and written skills to communicate complex issues and influence others internally and externally
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
The pay for this position in Colorado is $9,208[monthly]; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.
Company – Amazon.com Services LLC
Job ID: A1827049
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