PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP Principal Funds Training Internship - Su in DES MOINES, Iowa

Principal Funds Training Internship - Summer 2019 - #222261Job Area:InvestmentsBusiness Area:P Funds DistrLocation:IA, IA - Des MoinesCareer Category:InternFull/Part Time:Full-TimeRegular/Temporary:TemporaryDate Posted:09/25/2018Pursue your calling and make an impact.We know it's important to get off to a great start with your career. Principal offers multiple opportunities to gain experience, make connections, and provide fast-tracked opportunities to learn our business from the inside out.You're not just looking for an internship.We hear you. That's why working with us isn't just about skill sets and job responsibilities. We care about offering you diverse experiences, rewarding challenges, and global opportunities that push you to reach for bigger life goals.The Internship ExperiencePrincipal will host over 200 interns across various business units and teams. You will meet with senior executives, gain career direction, and contribute to work that helps our customers live their best lives - all at a Fortune 500 company who invests in your personal and professional development.Did we mention you'll have plenty of time to explore Des Moines?Principal is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, the Midwest's best-kept secret. You'll get a chance to network at social events and volunteer in the community with peers and team members. From its miles of trails and lakes, local wineries and breweries, to world-class music, theater and a thriving foodie scene, Des Moines offers big-city perks with small-town charm.Worried about relocating to Des Moines? Don't worry, we offer travel assistance and a living stipend to those who are eligible.Responsibilities:Principal is offering a great opportunity for students interested in investments, video editing, event planning and marketing. This internship is a full-time position during the summer of 2019 located at our corporate headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa with the possibility of beginning part-time in the spring.Throughout the course of this internship you will be working with our Principal Funds Training team. As an intern, you can expect to gain a broad range of knowledge in funds, event planning and marketing spectrums through various project, administrative, and technical tasks. Your largest responsibility will be in planning and execution of events for our business partners.Some responsibilities include:Applying forward-thinking and creative solutioning to influence the event designUtilizing strong interpersonal skills to leverage multiple communication mediums to build internal and external audiences, recruit speakers, and partner with vendorsDrawing on organizational skills to develop training sessions with industry expertsUsing leadership skill and attention to detail to coordinate day-of event logisticsAs a part of the Valued Intern at The Principal (VIP) program you will be able to attend social activities with other VIP interns, take part in professional development and networking sessions with top-notch finance professionals, and receive one-on-one attention from your leader and mentor so you can take your skills to the next level!Jump-start your career with a fast-paced team who produces innovative solutions and high-quality work!Qualifications:Applicants must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in a field related to business, marketing, public relations, or business management.Minimum 3.0 GPAStrong interpersonal skills and professionalism demonstrated in verbal and written communicationPossess strong detail-oriented and organizational skillsProficient use of Microsoft Office applications and social media platformsThis job will require communicating with both employees and vendors in remote locations and could require extended hours at timesPreferred QualificationsDemonstrated experience planning and coordinating multiple events from start to finishExperience in video or video editingPrevious exposure to event planning and marketing preferredSelf-starter with ability to work independ