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2024 Finance Leadership Program Internship



Who We Are:

At Ford Motor Company, we value the progression of automotive modernization through the development of our talent. Our Finance team is a key partner to the organization, enabling each Ford plant, division, operation, and subsidiary to continue fostering a profitable business. As you embark on your career journey, Ford provides the ideal environment for defining and achieving professional aspirations. Our “family” culture offers a supportive environment to effectively reach your highest potential. Ford’s investment in your career will enhance your skillset and uncover your strengths. We are searching for bright and talented candidates committed to continuous improvement. As a part of our team, you will be engaged in meaningful assignments that capitalize on Ford’s current customers, market opportunity, and heritage.



What You’ll Do:

Our internship projects last approximately 10-12 weeks.  During this time, you will work on real business issues, ideate creative and meaningful solutions, all while developing skills that will help set the foundation for a successful career.  Our projects are thoughtfully curated based on the exciting things happening as we transform into Ford+.  As career development is an important cornerstone of Ford Finance, during your internship, you will develop skills such as:

  • Financial acumen
  • Scenario modeling
  • Business partnering
  • Experimental thinking
  • Navigating ambiguity
  • Implement Agile techniques

Past projects have included exciting things such as: 

  • Material cost reduction opportunities across multiple vehicle lines
  • Creating new financial models to improve our forecast accuracy and efficiency
  • Work cross-functionally to reduce and measure our complexity objectives
  • Use data analytics, external data, and benchmarks to identify opportunities
  • Identify key decision drivers and metrics to influence and partner with our operations and act as a change agent
  • Work on the cutting edge of our new technologies to improve our reporting and forecasting to identify profit opportunities
  • Navigate working in white space opportunities as Ford continues to build out our portfolio of products and digital services


Exemplary internships may result in an offer to join Ford’s full-time Finance Leadership Program (FLP). As part of our Intern to FLP pathway, you’ll discover unmatched opportunities to turn your higher education into real world experience with challenging competency-based development. The Finance Leadership Program (FLP) is a three-year post-MBA rotational program designed to develop the future leaders of Ford Finance through two progressively challenging and high visibility rotations in core Finance functions. Each rotation is expected to last approximately 18 months.  Participants in the program will build a foundation of core Finance experiences through exposure to marketing and sales, cost control (e.g. product development), and financial planning & analysis.  Successful participants are considered for promotion to a management role within Finance after completing the program, in preparation for future leadership roles. 



Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate student enrolled in a full-time MBA program, with eligibility to work full-time before September 2025
  • A minimum of 2 years of business experience is required
  • Ability to think critically and navigate ambiguity, must display intellectual curiosity


Preferred Attributes:

  • 3 or more years of finance, accounting, statistics, math, economics, data analytics, engineering, automotive, supply chain, marketing or related work experience
  • Demonstrated leadership through extracurricular activities, employment and/or internship experiences
  • Strong analytical capabilities


What you’ll receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation as well as savings and stock investment plans as part of the internship. Interns that join full time post-graduation will receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous paid time off, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation, retirement and much more. You’ll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

By choice, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.