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Corporate Development Intern

Rocket Software

Corporate Development Intern
Waltham, MA Internship Paid


Why Join Us?

Our Internships or “Rocketships” as we like to call them are designed to give you multiple opportunities to interact with members of Rocket Software’s Executive Team, an invaluable chance to showcase your skills and start building a network of professionals for future internships or post-graduate work.

The internship experience will provide an insider view of how a fast moving, innovative, and entrepreneurial company operates through an exciting and challenging work experience.

Our program includes participation in a professional development program together with other interns, with a goal to develop and deliver an executive level presentation to senior members of Rocket Software’s Executive Team at the end of the summer.


Rocket Software is seeking an enthusiastic Intern who is interested in the process of technology mergers & acquisitions. This position will provide research and analytical support for Rocket’s Corporate Development team. This position is ideal for candidates looking for a career in Corporate Development, Investment Banking, Private Equity, or other high finance professions or is an opportunity for Computer Science and Engineering majors to explore a different avenue with their analytical backgrounds.

In this role, the intern will function as a member of the Corporate Development team working on several projects during the summer. The projects will include supporting on-going acquisition initiatives, integration efforts, and other special projects.

The Corporate Development Intern will be expected to assist with the following activities:

  • Source new potential acquisitions through industry research and company research
  • Develop an understanding of the landscape of selected industries
  • Use deal pipeline tools to develop better reporting
  • Perform analysis and modeling to evaluate business scenarios
  • Acquisition integration, including due diligence, risk assessment, and project management

About our Internships

Our Intern Program is open to candidates who are currently attending College/University.

This is a paid internship and an opportunity to grow your communication and business skills for your career and your resume. Rocket is a relaxed and fun work environment and is a great place to work with smart and dedicated people. We offer challenging work and career opportunities – we love when our interns become employees.

This position requires that the candidate work onsite at Rocket Software headquarters in Waltham, MA. The Waltham office offers a creative, energetic working environment for all Rocket summer interns.


Required Skills

  • The ideal candidate would be expected to have the following skills:
  • Currently enrolled in a B.A. or B.S program with a major in Business, Finance, or a related discipline
  • Well-rounded inter-personal skill set with the capacity to build relationships with internal stakeholders
  • Ability to learn quickly, attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Comfortable asking for help when necessary and working collaboratively

Rocket Software Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Rocket Software Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Rocket is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call: 781-577-4321 or send an email to hr@rocketsoftware.com. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

About Us

Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a technology company that helps organizations in the IBM ecosystem build solutions that meet today’s needs while extending the value of their technology investments for the future.

Thousands of companies depend on Rocket to solve their most challenging business problems by helping them run their existing infrastructure and data, as well as extend those assets to take advantage of the cloud, mobile, analytics, and other future innovations. Founded in 1990, Rocket is based in Waltham, Massachusetts with locations in Europe, Asia, and Australia.