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Jefferies 2018 Investment Banking Summer Analyst

Jefferies Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program

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 Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK), 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 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 performance reviews mid-summer and at the end of the program.

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.

WORK WITH US – Investment Banking opportunities exist across the U.S.

New York, NY: Generalist Program

Jefferies’ Generalist Program offers a breadth of exposure to a spectrum of opportunities. Hands-on product experience may include projects involving equity, equity-linked and debt financing, leveraged finance and lending, M&A advisory and recapitalization and restructuring services. Industry groups that summer analysts may work with include Aerospace & Defense, Banks, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction & Building Materials, Consumer, Energy, Financial Sponsors, Gaming, General Industrials, Healthcare, Insurance, Maritime, Media & Telecom, Metals & Mining, Power, Real Estate, Retailing,