Jefferies Summer Interns have the unique opportunity to gain insight into a global, client-focused investment bank and experience an entrepreneurial environment where employees have the opportunity to make an immediate impact and are rewarded for performance. You’ll be exposed to Jefferies’ full range of products and leading industry expertise. Our lean team structure will not only provide you with unparalleled hands-on experience, it will help you develop lasting personal and professional relationships with peers and senior professionals that will serve as the foundation for a successful career.
Following an enriching orientation and training program, Summer Interns will begin working on their day-to-day responsibilities, with support from colleagues serving as both instructors and mentors throughout the 10-week engagement. Jefferies’ collegial program also offers a series of social and educational events to further enhance your professional development and grow your network. As a way to help maximize your experience with us, Summer Interns receive formal performance reviews. In addition to supporting a Senior Analyst and their respective team, interns will be responsible for creating an end-of-summer stock pitch presentation which they will deliver to a panel of Senior Analysts and the Director of Research.
In addition to working on projects that incorporate research, analysis and recommendations, Summer Interns are challenged to think creatively, offer their input, and add value to the team from day one. As with everyone at Jefferies, Summer Interns are expected to pursue their projects with excellence, a collaborative spirit, and with the highest levels of integrity.
We look for candidates who are eager to make an impact to our clients by doing real, hands-on work. Successful Jefferies Summer Interns are able to multitask and manage a variety of projects simultaneously. Candidates must demonstrate professionalism and relationship management skills together with strong technical, written and verbal communication skills. The work is fast paced, challenging and intellectually stimulating. The ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines, be adaptable and work both independently and as part of a team are essential traits of a successful candidate. You should have a strong academic background and be completing the junior year of a four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent program. Although a background in accounting or finance can be helpful, we hire Summer Interns who have studied a variety of disciplines.