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 maximize your experience with us, Summer Analysts receive performance reviews mid-summer and at the end of the program.
In addition to working on projects that incorporate research, analysis and recommendations, 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.
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 and Equity Research
Jefferies’ Fixed Income Department is a significant provider of liquidity, execution and underwriting expertise with over 550 institutional sales and trading professionals who focus on providing best in class trade execution, ideas and service to our clients. Summer Analysts gain valuable experience across an array of Fixed Income products. Summer Analysts will participate in two, five week desk rotations which could include: Investment Grade, Leveraged Finance, Global Rates, Emerging Markets, Municipals, Mortgages or Fixed Income Strategy.