Connected Planning Solutions Consultant, Intern at Anaplan
Minneapolis, MN, US

During your 12-weeks as an Anaplan intern you will be embedded into a team solving genuine business challenges. This unique project-based opportunity provides Anaplan product training while strategically collaborating with business leaders on specific use cases to drive real business results. At the completion of the program you will have built an Anaplan model that leaders will use in making strategic decisions and walk away a certified Anaplanner.


Our Anaplan on Anaplan Center of Excellence will mentor/support you through your internship. With their guidance, you will assist and advise the business on best practices both from a functional and technical perspective. Your work will ensure a seamless integration of Anaplan applications in to the larger connected planning vision.


Located in the warehouse district, within walking distance of Target field, Our Minneapolis office is always finding ways to have fun while we work. Join in perks like team lunches, or check out one of the Twin Cities’ great professional sports teams with your colleagues.


As a Connected Planning Solutions Consultant (CPSC), you are primarily responsible for working with the functional teams to advise, design, and develop an Anaplan model based on a specific use-case that aligns with Anaplan’s goals and objectives.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Strategic Consulting responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Work directly with functional business heads to understand, prioritize, and advise on application focus and rollout.
    • Help functional leaders improve their departments planning processes
    • Make recommendations to better assist leaders in making strategic decisions
    • Help identify and develop key metrics for functional leaders to identify strategical opportunities
    • Work directly with business leaders to solve for key business objectives through connected planning: finding opportunities for cost savings, areas for business growth, areas of margin improvements, etc..
  • Model building responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Optimized user experience and value within all models in production
    • Integrated organization Vision and Strategy in model design
    • Validated model structure and calculation results accuracy
    • Adoption of current platform functionality as released
    • Model Performance optimization consistent with other available tools
    • Anaplan resource utilization consistent with best practices that address Workspace utilization, and model maintenance requirements
    • Cross Functional connected operations within all models
    • Support user enablement and training to achieve self-reliance on model development and uses
    • Create and execute sprint plans
    • Use the Anaplan Way methodology to insure proper adherence to model development in line with connected planning and Anaplan CoE standards.


  • Currently enrolled in MBA or equivalent master’s level program at the time of application
  • Excellent excel skills are a required transferable skill
  • Problem solving skills
  • Great collaboration and communication skills
  • Experience using Enterprise Planning Software a plus