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LPL Financial and Private Advisor Group Jointly Create College Internship Program


SAN DIEGO, Nov. 2, 2015 – Leading retail investment advisory firm and independent broker/dealer LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), today announced that it has developed a college internship program together with Private Advisor Group, one of the largest firms on LPL’s hybrid RIA platform with more than 550 advisors in 32 states.

Designed to help cultivate the next generation of financial advisors, the internship program will initially be offered to about 20 undergraduate students at Villanova University (Philadelphia). Through the program, students will gain valuable work experience and exposure to the financial services industry as they learn the importance of financial planning and attain a greater understanding of LPL’s extensive advisor tools and resources. Upon starting the internship program, each student will complete an online training program to become certified to use the firm’s innovative technology that helps financial advisors transition their business to a digital office.

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