Corporate Development Intern

US-MO-St. Louis
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HBM’s Summer Associate program provides candidates between their first and second year of business school the opportunity to make an immediate impact. During our 10-week program, you can expect a fast-paced summer experience where you will focus on a large strategic and/or operational project for one of our portfolio companies. The summer project could focus on one of the following areas:

  • Strategic Planning, Acquisition Analysis, Sales & Marketing Strategy, Capital Project Analysis, Supply Chain Optimization, New Product Development, Integration Execution HBM Holdings will provide you with the resources needed to execute these projects within our organization. These resources include:
  • Summer Associates will be provided thoughtful and well-scoped projects to set them up for success
  • Exposure to senior leaders at HBM and across the portfolio (Executive Mentorship)
  • Experience in a variety of functions and end markets
  • Collaborate and network with other like-minded individuals in the Associate program and across the portfolio



  • Quickly develop understanding of company operations. Become proficient at tasks in a broad range of functional areas and understand how each department fits within the overall business.
  • Able to readily establish credibility with our portfolio company leaders and employees. Identify opportunities to contribute expertise to strategic projects within the portfolio.
  • Develop effective and balanced management skills with an eye on long- term leadership.
  • Conduct strategic, operational, and financial analysis for portfolio companies and ongoing M&A efforts to support management team decisions and overall strategic direction.


  • Currently in pursuit of MBA. Variety of undergraduate educational and pre-MBA professional backgrounds considered. Interest in long term general management career in an industrials setting required.
  • Due to substantial exposure to senior management teams of our portfolio, position requires an executive presence with a unique ability to present and communicate ideas and influence change.
  • Ability to articulate ideas and positions to senior leaders in a positive and assertive manner.
  • Candidates should demonstrate analytical and organizational skills.
  • Collaborative, relationship-oriented, and self-driven with a desire to quickly learn our businesses and industries.
  • Strong business acumen – ability to understand market and economic trends; analyze a business from a commercial and operational standpoint; perform financial and sensitivity analysis; draw accurate and thoughtful conclusions.




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