Waddell & Reed Internship Opportunities

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Waddell & Reed, Inc.
Unpaid Internship Opportunities

Founded in 1937, Waddell & Reed (W&R) is one of the most enduring financial services firms in the U.S., providing proven, professional investment management and financial planning services to individuals and institutional investors. From our dedicated Home Office team of over 1400 employees in Overland Park, Kansas, to our nationwide family of financial advisors, the people who power W&R are among the most experienced in the industry, driven by a steadfast commitment to delivering high-level results and exceptional client service. W&R’s culture is the foundation of its success.

If you are a college student with a passion for truly making a difference, an unpaid internship at a W&R branch office may be for you. W&R interns may receive college credit in exchange for a prime opportunity to see the inner workings of a W&R field branch office. Interns have the opportunity to work alongside a seasoned W&R Field Leader and will be able to watch, assist, and learn how W&R Field Leaders work with clients and others on a panoply of products and services. Interns also gain invaluable insight into the financial services industry generally and the culture of W&R specifically.

Internship opportunity is located at the Waddell & Reed branch office:
1001 S 70th St.
Suite 201
Lincoln, NE 68510

If interested in learning more, please send a cover letter and resume to Brian Willet at bwillet@wradvisors.com.


By way of example, unpaid interns at W&R may:
 -Observe Field Leaders interacting with clients
 -Attend presentations and have many other opportunities to learn more about the financial services industry and Waddell & Reed
 -Observe and learn from team meetings and brainstorming sessions
 -Conduct research to better learn about financial services and market trends
 -Complete assigned reading or other homework assignments as assigned by the Field Leader
 -Attend marketing events to observe and learn


Qualifications for unpaid interns are that they must:
 -Be 18 years of age or older
 -Be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
 -Be self-motivated and able to take initiative
 -Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
 -Have a desire to work with diverse groups of people
 -Have an interest in finance and/or the financial services industry

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