Summer 2018 Graduate Internship - Finance

Internship Chicago, Illinois


Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation

Gogo is seeking top MBA students, currently enrolled in a leading MBA program, to join the Finance team for an intensive 10-week summer internship. This is a paid assignment which will simultaneously engage you in a variety of special projects and assignments that immediately add value to the organization, as well as immerse you into the tech industry on a high-impact team.


  • Work within the FP&A organization and collaborate cross-functionally to achieve strategic objectives
  • Participate in strategic financial planning activities and various special projects. Potential projects could include supporting corporate finance projects such as value creation, return on investment analysis and long term modeling; supporting financial analysis functions for the business which include financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, and other areas as needed; assist management in interpreting report results as well as predicting future activity; research and analyze complex data to identify relevant information, develop key takeaways, and make required recommendations; support the preparation of monthly outlook/quarterly forecasts and implications for the business.
  • Devise innovative solutions to complex problems in business modeling, forecasting and reporting
  • Drive standardization and implement processes to mature business operations and drive down costs
  • Present recommendations to executive management that are based on detailed analysis and cross-functional consensus-building


  • Currently enrolled in an MBA program (finance, marketing, strategy, or international business concentrations preferred).
  • Coursework or training in corporate finance and intermediate accounting, P&L’s statements, and financial modeling
  • 2-4 years prior work experience (prior consulting, investment banking, aviation, or satellite communication/telecom experience preferred).
  • Advanced Excel and Powerpoint skills (must show competency and prior experience with heavy/complex business modelling and executive-level presentations)
  • Strong business acumen, including all financial statements, and management decision making
  • Hardworking, curious, innovative, and highly-motivated
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handle change well
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, maintain a very high attention to detail, and deliver quality on time
  • Strong interpersonal/presentation skills and a team player with a desire to learn and grow


  • Paid Internship
  • Daily, one-on-one mentorship
  • Fun, high-energy team and casual dress code
  • Incredible opportunity to make an impact in the high-tech industry, develop your career and enhance your network of friends, mentors, and executives

Gogo’s worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse group of technologists, marketers, strategists, and any other function you can think of- all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that’s just the beginning.

We connect the aviation industry and its travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared for a dynamic ride with people who are passionate about what they’re building. 

Gogo is an equal opportunity employer and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, medical condition or disability.  The EEO is the law and is available here.               

Gogo participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish. Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish.