Best division to choose during finance internship?

Hi all,

I am a penultimate year finance intern starting this summer at a big pharma Pfizer/J&J/GSK and was wondering which division to choose during my one year at the company.

I want to pursue Banking Analyst programs or the FLDP program the company offers to its interns ( > 20% conversion rate). Or maybe Consultancy.

I also value what rotation is going to teach me the most, be interesting but most importantly help me achieve what I want to pursue.

The divisions are as follows:

My initial thoughts: While Corp Finance would to me be the most interesting one, I almost feel like it would be too senior for an intern make any real inputs. I feel like FP&A will help me building my understanding of the three statements, accounting theory and presentation skills and at a level where I could feel more involved.

I also believe it would be better orientate me for the FLDP than Treasury or CF, as the FLDP rotations are:

  • Accounting
  • Financial reporting
  • Internal auditing
  • Operations
  • Research and development finance
  • Sales and marketing finance

Thanks for your time, any comments are appreciated.

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