What you can expect
Jefferies Investment Banking 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. Our Summer Analysts are exposed to Jefferies’ full range of top-tier investment banking products and leading industry expertise by working closely with senior bankers on pitches and live deals. Our lean deal 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 bankers 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 maximize your experience with us, Summer Analysts receive formal performance reviews.
In addition to performing fundamental analysis and research into companies and markets, Summer Analysts are challenged to think creatively, offer their input, and add value 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.
Summer Analyst responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Performing financial valuation, discounted cash flow and multiples-based analyses
- Building and using financial models
- Preparing pitchbooks and live deal materials, such as offering memorandums and prospectuses
- Conducting industry and product research
- Analyzing detailed corporate and financial information
- Participating in the execution of financings and M&A transactions
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 Summer Analysts 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 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.
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Charlotte, NC: Aerospace, Defense & Government Program
Jefferies’ Aerospace, Defense & Government (ADG) group is comprised of 21 professionals based in Charlotte, Washington D.C. and New York. The group’s sector expertise spans across Aviation, Aerospace, Defense and Government Services. Since 2005, the ADG group has completed over 210 advisory assignments with an aggregate value of over $45 billion. Summer analysts working in the Charlotte office will have the opportunity to work closely with senior bankers across all major industry groups and product offerings.