Branch Operations Intern

Apr 29, 2024

Republic Finance

Are you a current Junior or Senior in college that is seeking an Internship with a Finance or Business focus? If so, then look no more! Republic Finance is seeking Interns for our Branch Operations program! Republic Finance is a leading consumer lending company serving 250+ communities across the Central and Southeastern US. We are well known for our outstanding customer service, and we are looking for individuals that are career driven, customer focused, and are interested in making an impact in the communities we serve. Our core values are focused on the people element of the business, and we are hoping to find like-minded individuals to contribute to our shared success. Come be a part of a remarkable team with a growing company that values its employees and regularly promotes from within!

As a Branch Ops Interns you will have the opportunity to learn the daily functions and operations of a branch as well as learn about the broader organization and the various career opportunities we offer. You will interact with team members and leaders to gain real-world experience by working alongside our team to learn about many aspects of the day-to-day operations of a branch as well as the overall business including: the Republic Way sales and customer service approach, compliance training, loan closing, leadership training as well as one or more branch operations continuous improvement projects involving various other departments of the company. We will provide you with hands on experience and will expose you to the career paths we offer and familiarize you with our ongoing company initiatives. Our goal is not only to expand on the core concepts introduced throughout your college classes but to introduce you to a bright future and a long-term career path with Republic Finance! *Please note that this job is 100% onsite.

We pay our Branch Operations Interns $15.00 per hour with the goal of offering full-time employment upon successful completion of the program to start post graduation.

As a Branch Ops Intern you will have the opportunity to:

  • Become licensed and go through an accelerated version of the Assistant Branch Manager Program to learn the loan process and all necessary regulatory training.
  • Assist in daily production of loan origination, processing, closings and fundings including allocating files for doc prep; auditing closed files; prep files ready to fund.
  • Spend time with your Manager and Regional Vice President learning about responsibilities at their levels to understand the promotional path to see what your career potential is with Republic Finance.
  • Attend regional meetings and/or workshops (as available during the intern’s employment) to gain exposure to the larger Branch Operations division of the company.
  • Participate in one or more Branch Operations process improvement related projects (specific project will be determined based on current Regional Vice President & Sr. Vice President projects during the intern’s employment).
  • Learn about corporate roles where Branch backgrounds are often strongly desired (Audit, Compliance, Training, Recruiting, etc.). We will also provide you with an overview of our benefits during the program.


  • Must be a Junior or Senior majoring in Business, Finance, or related field
  • Ideal candidates will be eager to learn, enthusiastic, and reliable with a strong work ethic.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must be able to pass our employment screenings including credit check, criminal check and drug screen.


  • Employee of the Month Programs
  • Philanthropic support for charities such as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Cancer Society
  • Professional offices with a friendly team environment
  • Employee Assistance Program – Confidential mental health support
  • All Full-Time employees are eligible for the following benefits after the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment:
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO) to start + 1 additional personal day
  • 401k + employer match
  • Company provided Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

Republic Finance, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age disability or veteran status in employment opportunities and benefits. Republic Finance, LLC maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.