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CapitalSource | Durham, NC
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Job Description

Pacific Western Bank is looking for a talented intern to help support various projects as part of its Diversity & Inclusion Program. The PWB Diversity & Inclusion Strategy focuses on initiatives that promote diversity and inclusion within the PWB workforce, including recruiting and retaining diverse talent, maintaining a culture of respect around differences and increasing diversity in our suppliers and marketing efforts.

Position responsibilities range from industry research and metrics analysis to communications and events planning. The D&I Intern will focus on work and projects that require significant analysis, marketing and correspondence, and will report to the Senior Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion.


* Brainstorm and help plan programs and events that support D&I goals
* Analyze data to identify trends, successes and areas of improvement
* Identify opportunities for increased local involvement and impact in target geographies
* Conduct research to support various D&I projects
* Contribute to HR communications strategy and execution
* Develop presentations for internal and external audiences
* Assist in planning special events
* Attend and capture notes from D&I committee calls and provide other administrative support as needed


* Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Diversity or Gender Studies, Human Resources, Communications or related discipline
* Previous D&I internship experience or demonstrated interest in diversity and inclusion
* Excellent communication and problem solving skills
* Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information
* Strong ability to multitask and finish multiple assignments efficiently
* Strong interpersonal skills, writing and editing skills
* Strong analytical skills, exceptional attention to detail and highly organized
* Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office


About CapitalSource

CapitalSource Inc. is a commercial lender that provides financial products to middle market businesses. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, CapitalSource Bank, the Company provides depository products and services in southern and central California. It operates through three segments. The Commercial Banking segment comprises the Company's commercial lending and banking business activities. The Healthcare Net Lease segment comprises its direct real estate investment business activities. The Residential Mortgage Investment segment comprises the Company's remaining residential mortgage investment and other investment activities, in which it formerly engaged to optimize its qualification as a real estate investment trust. In July 2008, the Company acquired approximately $5.2 billion of deposits, the commercial real estate participation interest (the A Participation Interest) and 22 retail banking branches from Fremont Investment & Loan and commenced operations of CapitalSource Bank. (Source: 10-K)