Vibrant Professional Development Program members enjoying coffee in the coffeehouse

Vibrant Professional Development Program

Learn the fundamentals of business in preparation to a career anywhere in our organization.

We're looking for ...


New & recent graduates

Not satisfied with your current opportunities? Good news—here it doesn't matter what your major is. We'll introduce you to roles throughout our organization—from marketing to management to data analysis—to help you find a career that's a great fit.

Aspiring entrepreneurs

Get hands-on experience bringing new brands to life within the Vibrant family. Our 1-year program introduces you to the business functions integral to establishing and growing a new organization and prepares you to lead.

Career switchers

Looking for a more fulfilling career? Accelerate your transition by exploring roles across our organization that build on your previous experience and skills—and position you to move up the ladder fast.

Where will your path lead?


Phase One

Marketing Rotation

Vibrant HQ

Moline, IL


Learn the brand.

Discover how to attract new customers and build better relationships with the people who already do business with you. You'll develop a deep understanding of Vibrant's brand and put it to work developing and executing social media strategies, special events, and multimedia promotions.  


Phase Two

Coffeehouse Rotation

Various locations



Embrace innovation.

Don't worry if you don't know anything about coffee—you'll begin by learning the art of being a great barista before taking on operational challenges like staffing, inventory management, and opening and close procedures. By the end of your rotation, you'll be ready to take on challenges like choosing the right product mix and managing inventory across multiple locations.


Phase Three

Sales Analytics Rotation

Vibrant HQ

Moline, IL


Analyze the metrics.

Join our digital banking team to take a closer look at macro-level consumer behavior via the Vibrant app. You'll leverage the information you find to identify future product marketing initiatives and to identify different ways to target specific regions and demographics. You'll also help develop strategies to build awareness of the Vibrant app and increase usage.

Three Vibrant professional development program members posing

Ongoing Professional Development

Throughout the program, you'll build strong relationships with your cohort, company leaders, and other industry professional at Vibrant events and around the Quad Cities. You'll also work on understanding your unique strengths and interests and have the opportunity to explore in the functions that interest you the most.

Branch entrance of Vibrant HQ

Sure, our office looks cool—but that's not the whole story

We designed Vibrant HQ to fit the way we work with our members and each other. We’re collaborative. We don’t believe in hierarchies. And we like to have fun. So if you’re fighting a 3 p.m. slump, head to our full-sized basketball court to shoot some baskets or get a quick caffeine boost or a snack at Vibrant Coffeehouse and Kitchen. Come in early to work out in our state-of-the-art fitness center. And relax at the end of the day at our employee bar, the Lockbox. 

map of the Quad Cities

New to the Quad Cities? We'll help you find your way.

Every participant in the Professional Development Program receives a signing bonus when they're hired—enough to cover many of the expenses that come with moving into a new home, from security deposits to utilities to last-minute trips to the store for dish racks and trash cans. We'll also help you get acquainted with our various QC neighborhoods to find the one that's right for you.