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Investment Banking Summer Analyst, Corporate Advisory, Summer 2025 Program

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William Blair

29d ago

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🤑 $110K
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  • The candidate should have an undergraduate degree, strong GPA, knowledge of accounting and finance, excellent communication and analytical skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office, ability to adapt to change, be highly motivated, detail-oriented, and a team player. Must be willing to be located in Chicago or New York.
  • The candidate will work alongside experienced bankers, performing extensive financial analysis, building models, drafting marketing materials, supporting senior bankers, and participating in client meetings to support client relationship development and understand industry implications.

Graduate Job

Banking & FinanceChicago


  • Our Corporate Advisory team offers trusted, conflict-free advice for corporate boards. Public companies turn to us for expert, objective guidance when evaluating major strategic decisions. Our independence and globally aligned structure allow us to provide conflict-free advice that is focused solely on shareholders' interests and aligned with the company's values and strategy. As one of the world's most trusted and respected advisors, we have extensive experience working with highly sophisticated boards and special committees of premier companies to help them evaluate their strategic alternatives and identify the optimal paths for maximizing shareholder value. We have assembled the most relevant and leading group of experts across sectors, geographies, and products to provide integrated and holistic advice to public companies. Whether evaluating a transformative transaction or identifying potential paths forward, corporate boards count on us for unbiased advice and outstanding execution for the full range of acquisition and financing alternatives. 
  • We know you have choices on how you spend your summer but encourage you to apply for William Blair’s 2025 Corporate Advisory Summer Analyst Program. Take the opportunity to build on the fundamentals of your academic background, gain practical knowledge to help prepare you for your next steps and be part of an organization that fosters innovation and invests in our most important asset, our people. 


  • Pursuing undergraduate bachelor’s degree with anticipated graduation between December 2025 – June 2026
  • Undergraduate major: all majors considered
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above preferred, but open to all applicants
  • General understanding of accounting and finance
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of core valuation methodologies
  • Strong understanding of accounting and finance
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Adaptability to a constantly changing environment and ability to manage through change with a high degree of emotional maturity
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented, team player
  • Willingness to be located in Chicago, Illinois; New York, New York

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


  • Unique opportunity to work alongside current analysts, associates, and senior bankers over the course of a 9-week program 
  • Take on all functions of a full-time analyst 
  • Perform extensive financial/valuation analyses (e.g. accretion/dilution, discounted cash flow, leveraged buyout, public comparables, precedent transactions, sum-of-the-parts, etc.)
  • Build comprehensive financial models and effectively synthesize information to convey complex financial modeling outcomes
  • Perform financial due diligence, research, analysis, and documentation of potential and live transactions
  • Work alongside and support senior bankers in research and creation of pitch materials 
  • Draft marketing materials that highlight William Blair’s investment banking methods/approach
  • Participate in client meetings and drafting sessions
  • Support client relationship development through a detailed understanding of client needs and challenges
  • Develop an understanding of macro factors related to client industry, investment banking products and potential implications


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Feb 29, 2024




110000 USD