Lilly Undergrad Finance Sophomore - Intern in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Finance Intern Overview:

Finance internships for sophomores offer robust opportunities for students to gain exposure to the organization, leverage key functional skills and make an impact. You will:

  • Contribute to Lilly’s Finance organization through your work and recommendations on relevant, challenging, business-critical project(s) in areas such as Corporate Audit Services, Corporate Tax, Corporate Financial Reporting and Planning, Treasury, or finance organizations supporting key parts of our Research, Manufacturing, Sales & Marketing, and Procurement operations.

  • Participate in a case study assessing multiple real world biotech companies for a possible licensing or acquisition offer. This project will provide an opportunity to hone your leadership and teamwork skills, as you research, model and develop a recommendation that you will present to senior Finance leaders.

  • Involvement in various events, which will provide you with a further opportunity to:

  • Gain exposure and understanding of the various areas within Lilly’s Finance organization

  • Build your understanding of Lilly’s growing role in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Network with Lilly’s Finance leaders, gaining an insight into the “tone at the top”

  • Further explore the aspects of Indianapolis that make it a top 10 city to start a new career

Basic Qualificiations:

  • Actively pursuing one of the following BA degrees: Business-related undergraduate degree with concentration/emphasis in Accounting, Finance, or Economics

  • Will graduate between December 2020 and August 2021

  • Language fluency in English (written and verbal)

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B status) for this employment position

Additional Skills/Preferences:

The internship provides students the unique opportunity to work for 10 continuous weeks in corporate headquarters. Our internship program helps us identify future leaders as well as provides a transparent experience for interns to experience our culture and see the variety of career paths available at Lilly. The people, projects and the activities provide a wonderful landscape of learning and platform for strengthening your leadership skills. Your project will help you learn about the industry and our global business, while partnering with highly capable leaders who provide valuable coaching to facilitate individual growth. Projects are tangible real world work - challenging and important to the business.Exposure and access to senior leadership allows you to understand their perspectives on the business, careers and values.

  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to influence

  • Clearly demonstrated analytical thought and aptitude

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills

  • Completion of 1 accounting course prior to internship

Additional Information:

Additional Benefits

  • All interns will be considered for full-time positions based on their internship performance

  • Lilly arranges various intern activities including sporting events, dinners, lunch and learns, etc. to provide opportunities for socializing, professional development, and learning more about Lilly

  • Interns will receive a competitive salary and free parking at their work site, as well as access to Lilly’s LIFE fitness center and bike garage

  • If the intern's job position requires a move from another location, Lilly will provide subsidized housing

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Company Overview:

Who We Are:

Lilly is a global healthcare leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world.

We’re a Fortune 500 company, determined to bring life-changing medicines to those who need them and give back to communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. To learn more about Lilly, please visit us at

Lilly offers:

  • A Purposeful Career—bringing together people who discover and deliver life-changing medicines that improve peoples’ lives around the world.

  • A Balance of Work and Life—creating an environment for employees to be productive in both their lives and their work. An Opportunity for Growth—providing opportunities for each individual to develop and advance professionally.

  • A Diverse Culture—committed to uniting individuals across cultures, and developing a comfortable, connected, environment that values diverse thought.

  • A Vibrant Community—headquartered in downtown Indianapolis, Ind. — Time Magazine ranked Indianapolis a top 10 city to start a new career in. Read more about living in Indianapolis at

We’re looking for:

  • Highly motivated and driven leaders

  • Individuals with integrity, excellence and respect for people

  • Individuals who want to make a difference in someone else’s life

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City: Indianapolis

State: Indiana


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Req Id: 43644BR