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Piper Sandler Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program
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About Piper Sandler Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program

Piper Sandler is a leading, international middle-market investment bank and institutional securities firm, serving the needs of middle market corporations, private equity groups, public entities and institutional investors. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the firm has additional investment banking offices in New York, San Francisco, Charlotte, Houston, Boston, and Chicago. Piper Sandler investment banking specializes in a variety of financial transactions and focuses on the needs of growth companies in the consumer, diversified industrials & services, energy, financial services, healthcare, and technology. Piper Sandler is one of the premier investment banks focused solely on the middle market.

The Summer Analyst Program

Piper Sandler is currently seeking undergraduate students for our 2021 Investment Banking Summer Analyst Internship Program. Summer Analysts generally work 10 weeks within an industry or product group in Investment Banking and have the opportunity to learn financial modeling and basic analysis of companies and industries, as well as gain an understanding of the dynamics of the capital markets. 

The Internship Program includes one week of formal training and a weekly speaker series from executives across the firm. Interns will also attend networking events during the Program. Our IB internships are a direct pipeline to our full-time analyst positions for the following year.

The Internship Program is open to students who plan to graduate in December 2021 or May/June 2022. 

What We Look For

Piper Sandler seeks dedicated and motivated individuals possessing demonstrated academic achievement (minimally, a GPA above 3.3) as well as leadership, organizational and teamwork skills. The ability to create innovative solutions, articulate complex ideas and adapt to a rapidly changing environment is essential. Analysts must be able to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects. The most successful analysts have taken courses in finance and accounting and are very familiar with financial modeling.  

Piper Sandler is an equal opportunity employer. 


  • Outstanding academic achievement – generally a minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Must plan to graduate in December 2021 or Spring 2022
  • Most candidates major in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Economics or have self-studied
  • Strong MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • Superior work ethic 


Piper Sandler Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program

Alicia Wacker
Piper Sandler
800 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55402


Number of Interns: 51 to 100
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
Hours: Full-time
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, Business School Students
Degree Track: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science
Industry Experience: 0-1 year
Minimum GPA Preferred: 3.00-3.49


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