2024 Equities Sales and Trading Analyst Program, Hong Kong


Hong Kong
Sales and Trading
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 Equity Sales and Trading Analyst program provides a unique and practical springboard for graduates to develop skills and apply them in real business situations. We are a 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, our graduates will begin working on their day-to-day responsibilities, with support from colleagues serving as both instructors and mentors. Jefferies’ collegial program also offers a series of social and educational events to further enhance your professional development and grow your network.

In addition to working on projects that incorporate research, analysis and recommendations, graduates are challenged to think creatively, offer their input, and add value to the team from day one. As with everyone at Jefferies, graduates 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 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 – Opportunities exist across 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. Graduates develop valuable knowledge 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 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.