Strategy & Corporate Development Intern

| Austin

Since launching in 2010, WP Engine has become the world's leading WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), now with over 100,000 customers in 140 countries. We're proud of the technology and service we offer our customers that move their businesses forward faster. At WP Engine, we strive to do the best work of our careers and feel empowered to do what is right for our customers.

We are seeking a strategy & corporate development intern to join our Corporate Development and Alliances team. Your work will focus on expanding WP Engine's growth through new strategic alliances and corporate investments. In this role, you will conduct market research for target, complete in-depth analysis of potential M&A targets and draft presentations for our executive leadership team.

What's Cool About This Job:

This role will focus on creating and vetting business cases for potential acquisition and alliance opportunities. Our intern will then work with our corporate development & alliance team to synthesize this research into broader strategy recommendations. We are looking for a business, or economics student (Masters degree preferred) who is able to work part-time (approx. 15 hours per week). This is a paid position, but we are open to the internship counting for academic credit.

Your Expertise and Passion:
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Business Management, or Economics (Masters degree preferred)
  • Passionate about technology and better understanding trends in the market
  • Strong analytical and research skills; excel and powerpoint (alternatively Google Slides) experience is a must
  • Ability to understand complex concepts and distill them into simple terms
  • Solid project management skills and the ability to manage and prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Go-getter personality who thrives in a fast paced but fun environment

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. ​

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Location

WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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