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Best Investment Bank Internships

Vault surveyed thousands of current and former interns about their internship programs. Vault’s Best Investment Bank Internships represent the highest-rated internships among investment banks.

  • Survey Methodology

    In order to compile the 2018 Vault Top Internships Rankings, Vault invited more than 400 organizations to participate in our 2017 Internship Survey. We gathered information both from organizations that sponsor internships and from their interns. The internship sponsors provided Vault with descriptions of their programs, as well as details on the number of interns hired, duration of program, locations and departments in which interns are placed, and application requirements. We also asked current and former interns to comment on and rate their internship experiences on a variety of factors, including the application process, compensation and perks, quality of life, meaningfulness of assignments and training, and full-time employment prospects.

    This year, more than 12,000 interns responded to our survey. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest, respondents were asked to rate their internship experiences in five areas:

    • Quality of Life (office culture, hours, work-life balance, flexibility)
    • Compensation & Benefits (pay structure, subsidized expenses, office space, perks)
    • Interview Process (application process, requirements, number of interviews)
    • Career Development (training and mentoring, quality of assignments, real-life experience, networking opportunities)
    • Full-time Employment Prospects (opportunity to obtain a full-time job with this organization)

    These ratings were averaged to determine an overall score for each program. Vault then compiled rankings of the top internship programs in 14 different areas. The Best Investment Bank Internships reflect the highest-rated internships among investment banks.

  • Ranking History

2018 Best Investment Bank Internships

1
SCORE
9.733

Perella Weinberg Partners Advisory Summer Internship Program

Perella Weinberg Partners is a leading, independent financial services firm. Founded in 2006, the Firm provides advisory and asset management services to...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
2
2
SCORE
9.639

Evercore Advisory Summer Analyst and Summer Associate Program

The Evercore Summer Program is a 10-week program (including one week of training) designed to provide highly motivated undergraduates and MBAs with a...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
1
3
SCORE
9.140

William Blair Investment Banking Summer Analyst and Associate Internships

In the investment banking industry, growth creates opportunity. William Blair's growth across its global, diversified platform creates tremendous...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
3
4
SCORE
8.930

UBS Summer Internship Program

UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. The...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
6
5
SCORE
8.755

Baird Internship Program

Robert W. Baird & Co. (better known as Baird) is an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
4
6
SCORE
8.562

Lazard Summer Analyst and Summer Associate Program

Summer AnalystSummer Analyst positions in Lazard’s Financial Advisory business are offered at each of Lazard's six offices across the U.S. The goal of the...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
9
7
SCORE
8.468

Barclays Investment Bank (Americas) Front Office Summer Analyst and Associate Programs

Barclays Investment Bank is a leading provider of advice, financing and risk management solutions to companies, governments and institutions worldwide. We...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
8
8
SCORE
8.341

RBC Capital Markets Summer Analyst/Associate Program

RBC Capital Markets is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to corporations, institutional investors and...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
10
9
SCORE
8.280

Goldman Sachs Global Summer Internship

Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
7
10
SCORE
8.067

Bank of America Internship

Bank of America is one of the world's leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large...

TRENDING

2017 Rank
5
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