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The Peoples Professional Development Associate Program (PDA) provides a rare opportunity for recent college graduates to immerse themselves in the financial industry and gain valuable real-world experience.
As part of the program, you will be paired with a member of the Peoples Bank Executive Management Team and a former professional development associate who will serve as your mentors throughout the program.
Throughout the program, you will get hands-on management training in many areas of the bank’s operation. From sales training to discipline-specific training in banking, investments, lending, and insurance, the program will prepare you to excel as a knowledgeable and well-rounded manager.
The program is structured around a series of rotations in various areas of the company. These rotations give you a first-hand look at how Peoples operates within each of its departments and as a whole.
You will be given the best training possible to prepare you for a career in the financial industry. At the end of your training, you will be qualified to serve in a customer-facing or operationally focused role. The program generally places candidates as branch managers or strategic analysts where further development and training will prepare you for a variety of careers in the financial services industry. The program is designed to develop your talent by providing you a foundation of skills and experiences that will help you shape your lifelong career.
All Professional Development Associates benefit from our employee PEBO Perks:
The Professional Development Program is generally a 12-15 month program. The program is structured in a two phase approach with a combination of foundational and specialized rotations.
Peoples accepts applications and resumes anytime throughout the year. Professional Development Associates are usually hired in groups around December and May, but hiring may occur at additional times.
Anyone with a bachelor's degree has the opportunity to apply. All majors are welcome.
Yes, this is a full-time unique career opportunity for college graduates who are looking to enter the financial services industry.
Yes. You will travel throughout our footprint. This offers you the opportunity to see the diversity of our footprint while interacting with all departments. We will provide accommodations and travel reimbursement when you do travel.
During your time in the Professional Development Program you will live in Marietta, Ohio. After your time in the program you have the opportunity to relocate within our footprint.
At Peoples, you will have the ability to coach and be coached by your peers and other associates, including members of the executive team. This coaching based environment contributes to the personal and professional growth of all associates. Peoples is also dedicated to transforming its communities and enhancing the lives of its individuals and families - working together, building success.
If you are a Career Center Counselor interested in inviting Peoples to recruit on your campus, please email your request to HumanResources@pebo.com
“I valued the opportunity to be exposed to the various aspects of the bank, from top to bottom. This allowed me to gain a thorough understanding of the industry, company and culture that will set me up for success in future roles within the company.” - Hannah G., Program Graduate, Ohio University.
“By the time I completed the program, I developed the knowledge, skill set and network required to be promoted in any line of business at Peoples Bank.” -James T., Program Graduate, The Ohio State University
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