How to Apply

Application Process

Interested applicants should check with their university career services office to find out when William Blair will be on campus for recruiting.

  • Attend a company presentation
  • Submit a resume through the university career services job posting
  • Submit an application on William Blair's careers page for the applicable position
  • Selected candidates are invited to a first round campus interview
  • Selected second round candidates are invited to William Blair's office for a final round of interviews
  • Top performers are offered a position in the next summer intern class

If we do not attend events at your university, you may submit an application directly through our careers page. 

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Application Deadline

Interested applicants should check with their university career services office to verify the deadline for William Blair Investment Banking Summer Analyst and Associate positions.

Requirements

Summer Analyst

  • Graduating between December 2017 - June 2018
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above preferred
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • General understanding of accounting and finance required
  • Adaptability to a constantly changing environment and ability to manage through change with a high degree of emotional maturity
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented, and team player
  • Willingness to be located in either: Chicago, Boston, or San Francisco

Summer Associate

  • Currently enrolled in an MBA program and graduating between December 2017 - June 2018
  • 2-5 years of prior work experience desired
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Project and process management experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of accounting and finance required
  • Adaptability to a constantly changing environment and ability to manage through change with a high degree of emotional maturity
  • Highly motivated, detail oriented, and team player
  • Willingness to be located in either: Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, or London
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