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.
Jefferies Group LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jefferies Financial Group, a diversified holding company.
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 Interns 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 Interns 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 Interns receive formal performance reviews. In addition to supporting a Senior Analyst and their respective team, interns will be responsible for creating an end-of-summer stock pitch presentation which they will deliver to a panel of Senior Analysts and the Director of Research.
In addition to working on projects that incorporate research, analysis and recommendations, Summer Interns are challenged to think creatively, offer their input, and add value to the team from day one. As with everyone at Jefferies, Summer Interns 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 Interns 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 Interns who have studied a variety of disciplines.
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. Summer Interns 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.