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in Durham, NC, United States
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in Durham, NC, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Intern - Diversity + Inclusion (Durham, NC)

Durham, NC, USA


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