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Finance Operations Columbus, Ohio 01.11.2023

Intern, BOBCAT Initiative Management Office

BMW Shared Services is posting this position on behalf of BMW Financial Services NA, LLC. BMW Financial Services NA, LLC was established in 1993, supporting the sales and marketing of BMW products. Subsequently, we have expanded beyond the leasing, retail and commercial financing of a traditional captive-finance company offering a broad variety of products tailored for the BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce customer. Be a part of our exciting growth by expressing an interest in our BOBCAT Initiative Management Office Internship position located in Columbus, Ohio.

This is a full-time internship position for our Spring Rotation, expected to start January 8, 2024 through May 31, 2024 in Columbus, Ohio.

The intern will support the Initiative Management Office (IMO) with utilization of all necessary project management tools and concepts, eg. project planning, Kanban board management, communication plans, training plans, etc. While on the job they will have the opportunity to improve their technical skills by working with MS Office tools, JIRA, and Confluence. The intern will also get hands-on experience with Project Management, real-time problem solving, and organizing of meetings and workshops.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the identification of open topics (list of open points) and tasks
  • Assign resource accountabilities for delivery
  • Hold assigned task owners accountable for delivery with high quality on time and on budget
  • Escalate any delivery risks to Initiative Leadership or Workstream Leads
  • Support the maintenance of the initiative slide master, detailed project plan, and milestone synchronization plan across all aspects of the initiative
  • Support the preparation of project working sessions, sounding boards, steering committees and document results/taking minutes

Join the BMW North America team and enjoy a high-performance Total Rewards package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
    • All with options for $0 Employee contribution
  • Paid Time Off in addition to Company paid holidays where eligible
  • Hybrid work environment

The hourly rate for Undergraduate students is $20.00.

The hourly rate for Graduate students is $24.44.

The selected student's academic level will be used to determine the final pay rate. This statement is in accordance with state and local pay disclosure requirements. 

Even more so than the generous compensation and benefits, the culture and values of Shared Services make it the ultimate working environment. These values are Responsibility, Appreciation, Transparency, Trust, and Openness. We allow these values to guide the way we conduct ourselves and our business.

At BMW, we are driven by diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are welcoming of all individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



  • Currently enrolled in a bachelor or master’s degree program at an accredited college or university
  • Possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (not just in major)
  • Have completed at least 30 college credit hours at time of application
  • Transfer students must have a GPA from current university
  • Field of study: Business Administration, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Finance or Accounting
  • Prior BMW Group experience (applicable to international students only)
  • Must attach a copy of college unofficial transcript
  • Ability to work full-time (36.25 hours/week) 
  • Classroom or working experience with the fundamentals of project management, process improvement methodologies (Lean Six Sigma), and/or AGILE working models


  • Previous internships (in IT projects preferred)

Intern, BOBCAT Initiative Management Office

Columbus, Ohio
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Financial Services, US
BMW Group
Columbus, Ohio
Job Field:
Finance Operations
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