Founded in 1988 as an alternative to the big Wall Street
companies, Sandler O'Neill + Partners, L.P. has grown into an
established and respected boutique investment banking firm with
about 300 employees. Those interested in bank and thrift mergers
will be particularly interested in the firm, as Sandler O'Neill is
a leader in the field.
Interns work in a variety of positions and aid in projects
ranging from assisting in the preparation of client materials
(including presentations and sale books), company/industry
research, supporting senior staff, assistance with building
financial models, balance sheet analysis, compiling earnings
calendars and assisting with client conferences. The internship
program is designed to give students an understanding of the
various parts of the investment banking field, from capital
structuring to securities analysis and ethics. About 25 percent of
interns are offered full-time positions upon graduation.
Open to rising college seniors. Sandler O'Neill will consider
candidates with a strong academic record in any field of study.
Non-U.S. citizens are eligible.