At its core, the Stifel story is a journey of growth and optimism for the future. In our more than 125 year history, Stifel has evolved from a St. Louis-based brokerage house and is now a full-service investment bank, offering securities brokerage, trading, research, underwriting and corporate advisory services globally. Our expertise spans sectors and products in both public and private markets. We are driven by relationships, not transactions, and are committed to earning long-term trust from our clients.
Our investment banking division provides a broad range of industry-leading services to its clients, including merger and acquisition advisory services, debt and equity financings, balance sheet restructuring, and mutual thrift & insurance company conversions. The combination of a full-service product offering and more than 600 bankers’ deep domain and product expertise allows us to provide solutions that meet the evolving needs of our clients.
Stifel’s success is rooted in the power of our people and platform. We are committed to providing an entrepreneurial environment that rewards collaboration, hard work, and empathy. We are looking to hire smart, talented, and accepting people who have a desire to expand their skills and realize ambitious goals. We are committed to a workplace that reflects the clients we serve and the communities where we live and work.
Position Description: IB Summer Analyst Program
Stifel’s Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program provides students with a hands-on introduction to the role of an Investment Banking Analyst. You will work alongside our banking professionals, from the Analyst through the Managing Director level, and will gain exposure to a variety of transactions, including merger and acquisition advisory services, debt and equity financings, and balance sheet restructuring.
Our internship program is designed to support your potential. Summer Analysts participate in a robust training program during the first week of the internship. Additionally, the program is structured to provide each intern with the support they need for a successful summer. There is a formal mentorship program, social networking events, mid and end of summer reviews, and significant learning opportunities outside of your day-to-day projects. Summer Analysts work on multiple projects simultaneously, with primary responsibilities for the research and analysis related to transaction generation and execution, providing the broadest exposure to our firm and the investment banking industry.
A Summer Analyst’s specific responsibilities may include conducting industry research, building financial models to analyze company projections or potential transactions, drafting offering memorandums for public or private financings, preparing client presentation materials, and working with clients to execute financing or merger transactions.
The primary role of the Summer Analyst includes:
• Analyzing and researching companies in a wide range of industries
• Conducting industry research and building out industry databases
• Preparing presentation materials such as PowerPoint slides and summaries for pitchbooks
• Working with teams to execute financing or merger transactions
• Performing in-depth quantitative financial analyses
• Contributing to team meetings and discussions
Summer Analyst candidates should possess outstanding academic records and have demonstrated strong leadership ability through involvement in extracurricular endeavors such as student government, athletics, and cultural and entrepreneurial activities.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
• Strong quantitative / analytical skills
• Superior attention to detail
• Disciplined work ethic
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to effectively manage multiple simultaneous project deadlines
• Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
• Significant exposure to finance and accounting
• Experience with financial modeling and analysis preferred
• Ability to work in teams
• Highly-motivated and energetic
• Must be graduating in 2023
Additional Information & Next Steps
Summer Analyst opportunities may be available in a variety of locations including: New York, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Saint Louis, Silicon Valley, Tampa, and Washington DC.
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Stifel Company Information
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) is a financial services holding company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, that conducts its banking, securities, and financial services business through several wholly owned subsidiaries. Stifel’s broker-dealer clients are served in the United States through Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, including its Eaton Partners business division, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., Century Securities Associates, Inc., Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC and MainFirst Securities US Inc., each of which is a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and members of FINRA. The Company’s broker-dealer affiliates provide securities brokerage, investment banking, trading, investment advisory, and related financial services to individual investors, professional money managers, businesses, and municipalities. To learn more about Stifel, please visit the Company’s website at www.stifel.com.