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PJT Partners Summer Analyst and Summer Associate Program
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About PJT Partners Summer Analyst and Summer Associate Program

The PJT Partners Summer Analyst and Summer Associate Program is a 10-week program designed for undergraduates and MBAs who are highly motivated, team oriented and are interested in a finance career. Summer Interns are hired directly into one of our three world-class franchises: Strategic Advisory Group, Restructuring and Special Situations Group, and Park Hill Group.

As part of the program, Summer Analysts and Associates will be exposed to multi-industry deal activity and client transactions including: mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance advisory, private placements, restructurings, recapitalizations, fund placement, and secondary advisory.

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Strategic Advisory Group

The Advisory group is one of the most experienced investment banking teams in the industry, and has been involved in some of the largest, most complex transactions of the past twenty years.  Our global team focuses on a diverse set of industries, including technology, media, and telecommunication (TMT), energy, power & utilities, industrials, and healthcare.

Upon completion of training, Summer Interns will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of projects and be staffed on a number of deal teams and client assignments at once. Summer Interns can expect to work on a wide range of client-related transactions including: acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, restructurings, recapitalizations, private placements and leveraged buyouts. Summer Interns are expected to be actively involved with their deal teams during the structuring and financing of transactions, and regularly attend client and internal meetings, negotiations and due diligence sessions. 

Restructuring and Special Situations Group

The Restructuring and Special Situations Group advises large and middle market companies and creditor groups in financially distressed situations, both in bankruptcy court proceedings as well as in out-of-court restructuring and strategic advisory transactions.  The group has been involved in the many of the largest and most high-profile reorganizations that have occurred in the last decade, including restructurings for Caesars, Delta Airlines, L.A. Dodgers, Energy Future Holdings, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, Greece and Puerto Rico.  In a restructuring transaction, a wide range of strategic advisory services are provided including advice on recapitalizations, reorganizations, exchange offers and distressed mergers and acquisitions, raising debt and equity capital and providing expert witness testimony on a range of topics including corporate valuations.

Upon completion of training, Summer Interns will have the opportunity to develop a diverse and broad corporate finance and financial restructuring skill set, working on deal teams where PJT represents companies, creditors, lenders, and other key parties to a financial restructuring process. Due to the relatively small size of the group, summer analysts and associates will be integral to all aspects of a deal. They will be directly involved with the development, structuring and financing of transactions and will regularly attend client and internal meetings, negotiations and due diligence sessions.

Park Hill Group

Park Hill Group LLC (“Park Hill”) is a leading capital advisory firm serving alternative investment managers in the private equity, real estate, hedge fund and secondary advisory sectors. Park Hill advises on all aspects of private capital raising, including competitive positioning and market assessment, offering materials and related documentation, and partnership terms. Park Hill shares valuable insights into conditions most prevalent in the current economic and business environment. Additionally, Park Hill provides top-tier global capital raising capabilities through its senior relationships across the limited partner institutional investor world. 

Upon completion of training, Park Hill Summer Interns will be exposed to all aspects of a private placement transaction. They will play a critical role throughout the engagement decision and marketing process of alternative investments within the Real Estate Private Equity and Secondary Advisory verticals to which they are assigned. The Real Estate group advises real estate managers and markets to limited partner institutional investors in the formation of various private equity investment vehicles, including funds, programmatic joint ventures, and direct asset recapitalizations. The Secondaries group delivers solutions to clients seeking liquidity to their private equity, hedge fund, and real estate assets on the secondary market. The team assists clients on all aspects of secondary transactions including end-to-end process management, buyer identification and segmentation, structuring, valuation, due diligence coordination, counterparty negotiation, and closing. Summer Intern responsibilities include: drafting offering materials, coordinating prospective investor meetings and responding to due diligence requests from potential LPs/investors and investment consultants, and qualitative and quantitative analysis of managers’ track record of investments.

  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student  

  • Resume must include expected graduation month/year and GPA

PJT Partners Summer Analyst and Summer Associate Program

Lauren Kobernick, Human Resources
PJT Partners


Number of Interns: 21 to 50
Compensation/Benefits: Paid
Duration: 6 to 12 weeks
Academic Level: College Juniors, Business School Students


Boston, MA
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
London, United Kingdom