Lazard offers Financial Advisory internships around the globe. Interns have the opportunity to work as part of small deal teams on a broad range of advisory services, including general financial and strategic advice; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; corporate restructurings; special committee assignments; takeover defenses; strategic partnerships and joint ventures; raising capital for private equity funds; and capital markets alternatives.
All interns are provided meaningful exposure to senior bankers and clients, but opportunities vary by geography:
Benelux - Lazard holds a leading position across the Benelux region and has offices in both Amsterdam and Brussels. The Benelux teams work closely with colleagues across Lazard's global network. Lazard Amsterdam offers three-month internships, while internships in Brussels generally span three to six months. Interns at both offices will have the opportunity to work on projects across various industries, be involved in various activities, such as financial analysis and modeling, company and industry research, participate in the development of client presentations and interact with senior bankers and clients.
Frankfurt - Lazard's Internship program offers a unique experience for students interested in starting their Investment Banking career. Frankfurt offers 10-12 week internships to undergraduate and postgraduate students year-round. Interns will be given the opportunity to explore different groups through project assignments in all of the firm's M&A industry groups and Restructuring. Associate and Analyst-level mentors are provided to ensure a fulfilling internship experience. Successful interns may be extended full-time offers to join the firm as Analysts upon graduation.
London - Lazard's ten-week Summer Internship program commences in late June and is open to undergraduate or postgraduate students in their penultimate year of study. It offers interns firsthand, in-depth knowledge of the business, gain practical Analyst experience, understand Lazard's culture and working style, and an excellent networking opportunity with bankers of all levels of experience. Interns will be assigned to a number of sector or product teams ensuring a broad experience by providing exposure to different teams, bankers and clients. Interns will be involved in real work for real clients, providing invaluable practical experience and exposure to a network of senior finance experts who will be on hand to share their experiences with you and to offer you support and guidance. A Lazard Summer Internship can lead to a full-time placement offer for the following year's Analyst program. During the final week of the internship, you will be asked to give a ten-minute presentation to a panel of senior bankers. Your presentation, along with your performance during the internship, will determine if an offer will be extended to you.
Madrid - Lazard Madrid offers six-month to one-year internships throughout the year, as well as four to eight-week Summer Internships. The internship will provide successful candidates with an opportunity to truly understand the nature of the business and the culture of the firm, by being an integral part of a dynamic team of talented professionals. Small deal teams allow for increased accountability, responsibility and visibility. Interns will have the opportunity to work on projects across various industries, be involved in various activities, such as financial analysis and modeling, company and industry research, participate in the development of client presentations, and interact with senior bankers and clients.
Milan - In the field of Mergers & Acquisitions, Lazard Milan offers three and six-month year-round internship position. The aim of the internship is to provide undergraduate or postgraduate students with in the field experience in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking, developing financial, market and company analysis and basic valuation techniques. Successful applicants will be integrated into a young, motivated team assisting with existing advisory mandates, and the acquisition of new clients. Part of the intern's day-to-day work is the preparation of company profiles, compiling and analyzing financial data, preparing valuations of companies, and performing market analysis (e.g. Discounted Cash Flow Analysis). By the end of the program, interns will know the challenges in Investment Banking Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt Advisory, and have played an active role in crafting solutions, alongside experienced bankers.
Paris - Six-month internships are available throughout the year to students in Paris. An internship allows successful applicants the opportunity to experience the Analyst role while observing colleagues operating at every level in our business. Interns will receive firsthand, in-depth knowledge of the business; gain practical experience of the type of work you would complete as an Analyst; experience Lazard's culture and working style; and network with bankers of all levels of experience.
Stockholm - Lazard's Stockholm offers a 10-12 week internship program. Lazard Stockholm is responsible for Lazard's activities in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark and works closely with colleagues across Lazard's global network. Small deal teams allow interns the opportunity for increased accountability, responsibility and visibility. The environment cultivates and rewards interns for their intellectual rigor, decisiveness and conviction.
Zurich - Lazard Zurich offers three to six-month internships year-round. From day one, interns are involved in all Investment Banking activities - meeting and working with colleagues and clients at the highest level. As part of both the local and international transaction teams, your primary tasks will include: performing financial analyses, supporting valuation analyses, conducting research, preparing client presentations, and assisting in marketing efforts. Successful completion of the internship may potentially lead to an offer for a full-time position, based on our business needs and openings.
Beijing and Hong Kong - An internship with Lazard's Financial Advisory group in Beijing or Hong Kong is designed to provide insight into the day-to-day role of Investment Banking. Investment Banking Interns support Lazard's Asia-Pacific team on marketing and deal execution assignments. The primary role of an intern is to support transaction teams by performing research and financial analysis, as well as ad-hoc requests for marketing and transaction-related purposes. Lazard's unique structure provides Investment Banking Interns with exposure to all elements of the deal process, encouraging a sense of ownership and responsibility from day one. Internship cycles last for a minimum of three months and may be extended. Interns are expected to work full-time throughout the internship.
Australia - Lazard's Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices offer a summer analyst internship program for undergraduates interested in pursuing a career with Lazard. A summer internship with Lazard offers a better understanding of the nature and culture of their business. It allows interns to experience the Analyst role while observing colleagues operate at every level in our business. An internship can lead to an offer of a position with Lazard in the following year's Analyst program.
Lazard's culture encourages and rewards intellectual rigor, decisiveness and conviction. The firm looks for undergraduate students who have a strong record of academic achievement and a demonstrated interest in financial markets. The inherent qualifications they look for are a candidate's ability and desire to work in a collaborative environment; their exceptional analytical and communication skills; a commitment to excellence; independent and original thinking; and a global perspective. Some requirements vary based on region. Please go to lazard.com/careers for further details.
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112
Number of Interns: Varies
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors, Recent College Graduates, Graduate Students, Business School Students
Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Juris Doctor, Master of Business Administration
Hong Kong, China
London, United Kingdom