Woodforest Internship

Woodforest National Bank
Summer Internship Program

The Woodforest Summer Internship Program is designed to identify and employ students who might be interested in exploring career opportunities with the potential of finding employment after graduation with the Woodforest National Bank. Woodforest National Bank is interested in diversifying their workforce and in finding students from any discipline who show an aptitude for working with diverse groups of people.  To that end, the Woodforest National Bank will provide practical experience and supervision in the professional life of the banking world.

The program is designed to cover your final two years of college including a full-time internship during the summers between your sophomore and junior years and your junior and senior years. If selected for the program, Woodforest National Bank will offer interns a variety of experiences in the day-to-day operations of their bank. It is the hope that at the end of the internship an offer of full-time employment will be made to the successful candidates. If it is mutually advantageous, Woodforest National Bank will extend an employment offer during the senior year.

Application Process:

  1. Complete WNB Application for Employment (see attached).
  2. Write an essay. (Included in Application packet.
  3. Submit to Professor Mike Yawn, in CHSS Office 477.
  4. Following a thorough review by committee, students selected for interviews will be contacted.

Internship Requirements:

To be considered for internship program, the prospective intern must:

  • Be sixty (60) hours or less from graduation with a degree from SHSU;
  • Agree to enroll in a 3-hour internship class during both summers;
  • Agree to work a full-time paid summer internship;
  • Maintain full-time student status (12 or more hours) while making consistent progress toward degree completion within two years;
  • Agree to abide by all conditions stated in the attached Intern Agreement;
  • Agree to submit to a background check and drug test.

Application Deadline: March 10, 2017

Please contact Mike Yawn for information about the application process. Please submit completed applications to Mike Yawn.

Mike Yawn
Center for Law, Engagement, and Politics, Director