Finance Intern (Summer 2024) - Shelton, CT

Date: Nov 9, 2023

Location: Shelton, CT, US, 06484-4300

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Position Overview

The Hubbell Summer Internship Program is a 12-week program providing students the opportunity to gain corporate experience, learn about all aspects of our business, and prepare students with the kind of experience needed to have a rewarding career at Hubbell.


Finance Interns will support the Corporate Controllership Group with primary focus in Financial Reporting and Accounting functions. This role will spend time shadowing actual operations and have unique assignments that support larger projects as well as the day-to-day operations of the Finance department. Interns may perform and/or participate in additional activities/events which will help them build a strong network within the Hubbell community.  

Duties and Responsibilities

Roles and Responsibilities will vary by Hubbell business location, but may include the following: 

  • Gain knowledge of the industry as it pertains to the Hubbell business location. 
  • Learn about US GAAP accounting principles and Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls in a large corporate environment.
  • Experience in planning and organizational skills 
  • Assist with the monthly financial close responsibilities.
  • Participate in SEC Reporting and Government Reporting filings.

Expectations: The intern will be expected to work full-time at 40 hours/week and will be compensated on an hourly basis. 

Skills and Experience


  • Students must be 18 years of age by the start of the summer internship assignment. 
  • Student must be enrolled in an accredited university working towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration.
  • Basic understanding of accounting and finance principles 
  • Minimum GPA requirement of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale 


  • Strong drive to do what it takes to get the job done, inquisitive and demonstrates a strong willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative.
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through is required.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills.
  • Professional and energetic personality with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Technically savvy with competency using spreadsheets and word processing.


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.