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January 23, 2023
Grade 3
Location: Edina, MN or Roseville, MN
Overall Functions
As an intern, this person will learn the fundamentals of underwriting commercial/business loans. This person will engage in commercial banking basics by analyzing smaller commercial credits, along with credit administration. This position will include exposure to Business Solutions/Cash Management and Wealth Management Services.

This person should have a minimum of three years of business-related classes in a higher learning setting or equivalent. Being detail oriented and having excellent communication and customer service skills are essential. This person should be self-motivated with an eagerness to learn all aspects of Commercial Banking.

  1. Participate in interviewing loan applicants, collect, and analyze financial and related data to formulate proposal for existing and prospective clients.

    • Observe meeting with loan customers.

    • List and describe various loan types and products.

    • Compile and prepare proper underwriting information.

    • Introduction to credit worthiness and cash flow by analyzing credit information and referring to policy and guidelines.

    • View loan servicing and closing.

  2. Assist with analyzing and risk rating credit lines requiring Loan Committee review. The analysis must be consistent with the findings of the appropriate regulatory agencies.

  3. Gain knowledge of banking products and services. Develop and maintain effective working relationships throughout First Bank & Trust to promote cross-selling of products and services.

  4. Utilize banking systems and observe how they integrate into business processes.

  5. Gain skills related to professionalism, financial analysis, decision-making, customer service and communication.

  6. Complete special projects as assigned.

  7. Attend loan meetings as directed and participate in decisions that affect ongoing and future operations of the department.

  8. Maintain confidentiality, integrity, and honesty, especially in dealing with customer information.

  9. Act in accordance with FBT policies and procedures as set forth in the employee handbook.

  10. Adhere to compliance procedures and participate in required compliance training and all meetings deemed appropriate by supervisor.  

First Bank & Trust is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Read our complete Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement. Applicants who would like to request reasonable accommodation to the application or interview process should call Human Resources at 800.843.1552 or email