2023 Investment Banking Summer Analyst - Foster City/Silicon Valley, CA
2023 Investment Banking Summer Analyst –Silicon Valley
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 provide our employees an entrepreneurial environment that rewards collaboration and hard work. We are looking to engage with and hire talented candidates from all backgrounds – specifically those 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.
Stifel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and our employees, across all subsidiaries and affiliates, are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for Finance. We view diversity holistically – it includes race, gender identity, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and many other parts of one’s identity. The range of our employees’ points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone's responsibility.
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 financial restructuring services.
The Summer Analyst internship program is designed to support students’ potential. Summer Analysts participate in a robust training program during the first week of the internship. Additionally, the program is structured to provide each Summer Analyst with the support needed 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.
A Summer Analyst’s specific responsibilities may include conducting industry research, building financial models to analyze company projections or potential transactions, drafting client presentation materials, and participating in client calls or meetings.
The primary role of the Summer Analyst includes:
• Support deal teams in creating, maintaining and utilizing complex financial models
• Perform financial and valuation analysis such as discounted cash flow analysis and multiple valuation analysis
• Conduct company and industry research and gain in-depth understanding of sector trends
• Prepare client presentation materials in coordination with internal deal team and clients
• Develop a deep understanding of Investment Banking product and services
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 and 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 2024
Please note: To be eligible, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without requiring visa sponsorship now or in the future.
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.
Please learn more about our firm by using the following website links:
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.; Miller Buckfire & Co., LLC; and Stifel Independent Advisors, LLC. 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. Stifel Bank and Stifel Bank & Trust offer a full range of consumer and commercial lending solutions. Stifel Trust Company, N.A. and Stifel Trust Company Delaware, N.A. offer trust and related services. To learn more about Stifel, please visit the Company’s website at www.stifel.com. For global disclosures, please visit https://www.stifel.com/investor-relations/press-releases.