Summer Sales & Trading Associate
N/A, USA | Investment bank
Functions:Financial Services Professional
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The Summer Associate program is a three - four month program that will be of interest to those individuals seeking practical, hands-on experience in the Trading Products Group of Investment bank (debt products, financial products, equity products, equity research, foreign exchange, institutional relationship management, securitization, asset portfolio management and credit investment management for our corporate, institutional and government clients) prior to completing your MBA. The objective of this program is to identify exceptional candidates for full-time Associate positions at Investment bank upon graduation. As such, select Summer Associates may be given offers for full-time employment at the completion of the summer term.
The duties of the role include performing a variety of analytical and administrative tasks as assigned. These assignments will vary widely from day to day and may include developing presentation materials using MS PowerPoint and MS Excel, fielding client phone inquiries regarding booked trades, and providing other client contact support as necessary.
The ideal candidate must possess excellent research and analytical skills; excellent data manipulation/spreadsheet skills including VBA; be detail and results orientated; have demonstrated knowledge of financial markets; and general knowledge of financial strategy/accounting/economic/capital management principles/analysis.
This position is open to candidates with more than 6 months remaining in the first year of a graduate degree program. We seek highly motivated individuals with strong analytical and communication skills, integrity, and a commitment to excellence. Additionally, Investment bank desires candidates who display exceptional leadership in extracurricular activities.