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About Lazard Summer Analyst and Summer Associate Program

Summer Analyst
Summer 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 Summer Analyst program is to offer successful candidates a full-time opportunity to join the firm upon graduation.

In New York, interns are hired directly into one of the following: M&A/Restructuring, Capital Structure Advisory, Corporate Strategy, Shareholder Advisory and Private Capital Advisory. All other U.S. internship programs are defined by industry:

  • Boston: Technology
  • Chicago: M&A (Midwest Advisory) or Restructuring (interns are dedicated for the summer to one of these teams)
  • Houston: Power & Energy - Oil & Gas
  • Los Angeles: Aerospace and Defense, Consumer/Retail, Gaming and Lodging
  • San Francisco: Healthcare, Technology or Convertible Securities (interns are dedicated for the summer to one of these teams)

The 9 week program begins with a one-week formal training in New York City. This is in addition to pre-work assigned to all interns. Courses will continue throughout the summer within each region, and interns will receive mentors at both the junior and senior banker levels to ensure a robust internship experience. Social events are part of each intern's program, regardless of location, in an effort to better assimilate into the culture of Lazard's office.

Day-to-day activities of Summer Analysts vary, but will include: financial analysis and modeling, company and industry research, participating in the development of client presentations, and interactions with senior bankers and clients. The program is customized to ensure a thorough understanding of the firm's offerings.

Summer Associate
Summer Associate positions in Lazard's Financial Advisory business are offered at each of Lazard's six offices across the U.S. The goal of the internship program is to offer successful candidates a full-time opportunity to join the firm upon graduation

In New York, Summer Associates work across different industry groups within M&A and Restructuring (with 1 major and 1 minor concentration). M&A groups include: Consumer/Retail, Financial Institutions, Healthcare, Industrials, Power/Energy/Infrastructure, Real Estate, and Telecom/Media/Technology. Opportunities are also available with Shareholder Advisory.

All other U.S. internship programs are defined by industry:

  • Chicago: M&A or Restructuring
  • Houston: Power & Energy - Oil & Gas
  • Los Angeles: Aerospace and Defense, Consumer/Retail, Gaming and Lodging
  • San Francisco: Healthcare or Technology

As part of a 10-week program, Summer Associates participate in a one-week intensive and comprehensive training program in New York City. Summer Associates receive both a junior mentor (within their group) and a senior mentor (outside of their group), along with a dedicated staffer to oversee each individual's internship experience. Additionally, the Summer Associate Program includes various social events with bankers across the Firm to provide ample networking opportunities.

Day-to-day activities of Summer Associates are dependent on their prior experiences and abilities, and may include: financial analysis and modeling, creation and preparation of client presentations, and interaction with clients, among other tasks.

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Lazard Summer Analyst and Summer Associate Program

  • Gabrielle DiBuono
  • Lazard
  • 30 Rockefeller Plaza
  • New York, NY 10112
  • Phone: 212-632-6252

Stats

  • Compensation/Benefits: Paid
  • Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
  • Academic Level: College Juniors, Graduate Students, Business School Students, Law School Students
  • Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Master of Business Administration

Locations

  • Boston, MA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Houston, TX
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • New York, NY
  • San Francisco, CA
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