Placement and duration

The Analyst Program provides undergraduate students an opportunity to master the analytical, quantitative and interpersonal skills necessary for an exciting and rewarding career on Wall Street. With a flat structure and an open trading floor, you will collaborate with more experienced colleagues and learn from experienced Sales & Trading professionals. The Full-time Analyst Program generally begins in late June with direct placement on a desk within Fixed Income in Global Credit & Municipals, Securitized Products, Foreign Exchange/Emerging Markets, Interest Rates and Commodities. Placements are primarily in New York City. There may also opportunities in Chicago and San Francisco.

Training program

All new Analysts participate in an extensive orientation program which covers the Firm’s businesses, the transition from an academic setting to a corporate environment and opportunities to establish a network throughout the Firm. Fixed Income Analysts then attend divisional training where they learn core skills required to be successful on the job. The curriculum includes daily market updates, accounting, credit risk analysis, business overview speaker series, fundamental and advanced product and technical training, and registration preparation. In addition, Analysts have several opportunities to network with peers, mentors and managers through team-building sessions and other organized events.

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Responsibilities

  • Sales: Develop client base by forming long-term relationships; create investment ideas; sell and cross-sell the Firm’s products; represent the Firm when interfacing with clients on important business issues.
  • Trading: Generate trade ideas and analysis; support all aspects of the market-making and trade execution process, from providing research analytics on trades to relative value analysis.
  • Strategy: Develop investment recommendations on Fixed Income Securities through the study and analysis of market fundamentals and technical research. Utilize existing firm model database and develop new models.
  • Structuring: Build valuation models to help issuers and investors optimize a transaction’s economics, and quantify sources of value and risk. Develop bespoke solutions for clients.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Requirements

  • You must be pursuing an undergraduate or Master’s degree; in your final year of study (Finance concentration preferred) with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • You’ve had at least one internship in a Finance-related field (preferred) and have a genuine interest in the financial markets, specifically fixed income.
  • You know Bloomberg, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
  • You are analytical, adaptive, a leader who is also a team player, and a multi-tasker.
  • You possess strong oral and written communication skills.