2024 Equities Research Graduate Program, Hong Kong


Hong Kong
Equity Research
Full Time Analyst

About Us

Jefferies (NYSE: JEF) is the largest independent, global, full-service investment banking firm headquartered in the U.S. Focused on serving clients for 60 years, Jefferies is a leader in providing insight, expertise and execution to investors, companies and governments. Our firm provides a full range of investment banking, advisory, sales and trading, research and wealth management services across all products in the Americas, Europe and Asia. Jefferies’ Leucadia Asset Management division is a growing alternative asset management platform.

What you can expect

Our Research Graduate Program provides a practical springboard for graduate students to develop skills and apply them in real business situations. The program emphasizes on-the-job-learning backed up by training tailored to the skills most urgent to acquire, be that financial modelling and valuation or writing and presenting skills. We also ask our experienced staff to host regular internal training around the strengths that have led to their success in order to support your development.

We also run a mentoring scheme for new starters and for junior analysts, we will invite you to attend our Associate Council, our stock call program and after you have settled in, to undertake short rotations through our sales and trading desks to ensure that you see how research helps to drive revenues for the firm.

The key, though, is joining your sector team and immediately starting to help them meet their commercial goals as you set out on the work of a research analyst. Our research brand is serious, we seek to find differentiated information to be able to draw conclusions that challenge the stock market consensus and thus impact our client’s vision of the future for their investments. To do so requires hard graft, a real interest in the story that numbers can tell us, and an ability to articulate a complex conclusion or investment idea to a specialist and generalist audience.

At Jefferies, you’ll have the opportunity to make an immediate impact, whilst working with both senior and junior employees across our organization.


What we look for in a candidate 

We look for candidates who are eager to make an impact by doing real, hands-on work and participating on active deal teams. Successful Jefferies graduates are able to multitask and manage a variety of projects simultaneously. Candidates must demonstrate professionalism and client 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 on track in obtaining a minimum of a 3.4 GPA or equivalent  and be in your final year of study, with an anticipated graduation date of Spring-Summer 2024. If you are applying for a role in Hong Kong, written and spoken language skills in Chinese Mandarin is preferred. Although a background in accounting or finance can be helpful, we also hire individuals who have studied a variety of degree disciplines such as science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

WORK WITH US – Equity Research

Jefferies’ Global Equity Research effort consists of over 140 Analysts covering more than 1,750 stocks from research centers in London, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore, Tokyo, Houston, Nashville, New York and San Francisco. The firm’s global coverage includes Economics & Strategy, Business Services, Consumer, Energy, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Industrials, Internet and Interactive Entertainment, Maritime, Media, Metals & Mining, MLPs, REITs, Technology, Telecommunications, Travel & Leisure and Utilities. The Equity Research team at Jefferies is responsible for conducting fundamental research on companies across this broad range of industries, including collecting and analyzing data, researching suppliers, vendors and customers, etc. Individuals engaged in the Equity Research program will work for a Senior Equity Research Analyst and will be involved in due diligence, financial modeling and writing research reports, among other duties.

Diversity, Equal Employment Opportunity, Reasonable Accommodations and COVID 

At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters 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, family and social status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, religion, trade union membership or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with 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.

Please read our COVID-19 policy - Jefferies’ COVID-19 Policy – APAC/EMEA

For general campus recruiting related enquiries, you may contact our Asia Campus Recruiting team at AsiaCampusRecruiting@jefferies.com

This opportunity is closed to applications.