William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is headquartered in Chicago and, together with its strategic partners, operates in more than 20 offices worldwide.
About the Team:
A trusted partner in dynamic global markets.
Through a deeply experienced sales force and robust distribution network, we deliver superior investment ideas, access to senior management, trade execution, and underwriting to investors and issuers around the globe.
Job Summary & Responsibilities:
We are currently seeking an Intern to work in our Institutional Sales group in Chicago during summer 2019. Candidates must be able to come in to our office Monday Friday at 6:30AM CT.
Responsibilities include performing various operational activities in the Institutional Sales Department. The position is project-oriented, and assignments will be varied. As an intern you will work on Equity Conferences with the department supervisor and sales assistants, and attend daily research meetings.
The purpose of this internship is for the Intern to learn and grow as a young professional. That being said, candidates will need to be independent and comfortable asking questions, making themselves available for any task requested, and able to interact with a variety of different personalities in a team environment.
* Pursuing undergraduate bachelor's degree with anticipated graduation between December 2019 June 2020
* Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above preferred but, open to all applicants
* Experience with Microsoft Office required.
* Excellent communication skills/ comfortable interacting with senior team members.
* Desire to work in a team environment.
* Eager to learn.
As a William Blair associate, you'll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.
William Blair is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.