2023 Equity Sales & Trading Summer Analyst - New York
Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for over 50 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth management. The firm provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, foreign exchange, futures and commodities markets, and a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and recapitalization, and other advisory services, with all businesses operating in the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Recent Awards and Acknowledgements
- One of the World’s Most Admired Companies - Fortune Magazine
- Most Innovative Investment Bank for Growth Companies - The Banker
- One of the 100 Best Companies to Work For - The Sunday Times of London
- Best Place to Work of the Decade in the Global Financial Markets - Here Is The City
What you can expect
Jefferies Summer Analysts 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 Analysts 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 enhance your experience with us, Interns will receive formal performance reviews.
In addition to working on projects that incorporate research, analysis and recommendations, Summer Analysts are challenged to think creatively, offer their input, and make valuable contributions to the team from day one. As with everyone at Jefferies, Summer Analysts are expected to pursue their projects with excellence, a collaborative spirit, and with the highest levels of integrity.
What we look for in a candidate
We look for candidates who are eager to make an impact to our clients by doing real, hands-on work. Successful Jefferies Summer Analysts 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 Analysts who have studied a variety of disciplines.
WORK WITH US – Opportunities Exist across Sales & Trading
Equity Sales & Trading
Jefferies’ Equities department is a significant provider of liquidity, execution and underwriting expertise with over 700 Institutional Sales & Trading and Research professionals who focus on providing best in class trade execution, ideas and service to our clients. Summer Analysts engaged on our Equities platform will participate in one week desk rotations throughout the course of the summer. Summer Analysts gain valuable experience across a variety of roles including Sales Trading, Trading, Research Sales, Derivatives, Prime Brokerage, Electronic Trading and Desk Strategy.
Diversity, Equal Employment Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodations and COVID
At Jefferies, we believe that diversity champions creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences, and supporting a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients.
Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity workplace. We practice equal opportunity for all, regardless of race, religion, ancestry, color, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, covered veteran or military status, genetic information, reproductive health decisions, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and following all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. In accordance with applicable law, we are dedicated to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. Please inform your recruiter should you require accommodations throughout your application process.
It is Jefferies’ policy that all employees be fully vaccinated with a booster against COVID-19 in order to enter any Jefferies office or participate in any Jefferies or client event in person. Should an offer of employment be made, your acceptance of that offer means that you will comply with this policy. You will be advised of your anticipated schedule to be in the office should we move forward with the offer. Please note that all visitors must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter a Jefferies office.”
This opportunity is closed to applications.