The people made the internship. Everyone was extremely bright, friendly, and willing to help whenever needed. The environment created thus was one that was not competitive at all, but rather extremely collaborative. The interns and full-times look out for each other, which I think is a huge key to success and enjoying your job.
The hours of banking are never good, but Evercore's were still better than the majority of major bulge brackets and almost all boutiques.
Advice to Potential Interns
Be sure to have a strong technical background for interviews, but the on-the-job training will get everyone to the same level.