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Corporate Strategy Intern, MBA (Summer 2023 - US Remote)

The Corporate Strategy team at Splunk is focused on getting results for the company through performance management, operational cadence, and strategic initiatives, and is broadly aligned across the functions within our organization.

As an MBA intern on the Corporate Strategy team, you will help develop and execute strategies that drive growth and operational improvements in the business. Projects include conducting market and customer research to drive new opportunities for growth and expansion, uncovering customer and market insights, and driving business projects. You will also partner with your Corporate Strategy team members to measure and track critical initiatives and assist in the preparation of content for Executive discussions.

In this role, you will work on highly sophisticated problems, gain insight into the strategic issues which are forefront in the minds of the leadership team, have exposure to senior-level decision-making, and have the chance to create relationships with people across the company.

We are looking for a teammate with a strong analytic background and with competencies in all areas of strategy development and execution, including project management, business analysis, and problem solving. We look for hardworking people with strong executive communication and consensus building capabilities. Demonstrated ability to thrive in an unstructured, collaborative environment is ideal. Management consulting and technology market experience is appreciated.

This position is remote or hybrid to one of our Bay Area offices if the intern is local to that area. This role reports into the Director on the Corporate Strategy team.

Responsibilities: I want to and can do that!

  • Drive market intelligence for Splunk; Work cross-functionally to research problems, analyze opportunities, and work towards solutions and meaningful recommendations and results through a thorough, fact-based process.
  • Provide insights to the business through analytics and research as required (e.g., market, customer, competitors).
  • Develop strategic and business cases, working with cross-functional teams to outline business opportunity, rationale, and operating plans to capture the opportunity, including product, GTM strategies, and business model.

Requirements: I’ve already done that or have that!

  • Pre or post-graduate experience in strategy, business operations in a technology company, or top-tier consulting firm / corporate strategy field with strong exposure to technology.
  • Experience driving large initiatives from framing the problem and conducting research / analysis, to building the business and operational plans, through to driving execution to success is required.
  • Strong written / verbal communications to work with senior executives across various geographies and functions; comfort in business and technical discussions.
  • Strong data handling and financial skills to work on sophisticated business issues with minimum supervision.
  • Self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced, collaborative, and innovative high-growth environment.
  • The Splunk internship program runs for a minimum of 10 weeks, up to a maximum of 12 consecutive weeks with start dates between May and June 2023. Applicants should be available to participate full-time (40 hours/week) in an internship during this time.

Education:

  • Currently enrolled in an MBA program with a graduation date of Fall 2023 or Spring 2024.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related subject area is appreciated.

We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at Splunk and are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.  

Note: Splunk provides flexibility and choice in the working arrangement for most roles, including remote and/or in-office roles. We have a market-based pay structure which varies by location.  The base pay for this position is dependent on work location as set out below, as well as the knowledge, skills and experience of the candidate. In addition to base pay, this role is eligible for benefits.

Base Pay Range

SF Bay Area, Seattle Metro and New York City Metro Area

Base Pay:  $50.00 per hour

California (excludes SF Bay Area), Washington (excludes Seattle Metro), Washington DC Metro, and Massachusetts

Base Pay:  $47.00 per hour

All other cities and states excluding California, Washington, Massachusetts, New York City Metro Area and Washington DC Metro Area.

Base Pay:  $44.00 per hour

 



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We value diversity, equity, and inclusion at Splunk and are an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. If you need assistance or an accommodation to apply or during the hiring process, please let us know by completing our Accommodation Request form.

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