2021 Investment Banking Summer Associate – Houston
Lazard is a global advisory firm where we compete on intellectual capital, not physical or financial capital. Our Financial Advisory business deals with relevant problems that matter in an increasingly complicated world. As a member of our team, you will work alongside the industry’s most iconic and accomplished practitioners and have a front-row seat to some of the most complex, transformational and marquee deals in the marketplace. Your input will affect the outcome.
You will begin your internship by participating in a week-long comprehensive training program in New York. Following training, you will become an integral member of the Houston Banking Group, joining a small team which provides financial advisory services to Lazard’s clients. Our Houston office is one of the primary hubs of our global energy practice, which is active in oil and gas exploration, production, refining, midstream, pipelines, and alternative energy.
During the Summer Associate program, our goal is for you to enjoy a uniquely tailored experience which includes accountability to a specific group as well as opportunities for building relationships and skills across other groups at the Firm. You will receive formal mentorship, exposure to our Leadership Team, and are invited to participate in various social and networking events with bankers across the Firm.
Day-to-day activities of Summer Associates are dependent on your prior experience and abilities, and include: financial analysis and modeling, the creation and preparation of client presentations, and interaction with clients, among other things.
- Preferably 2-3 years of prior work experience
- Currently matriculated at a MBA, JD or other graduate program and within two years of graduation
- Top academic performer who is comfortable in an unstructured environment which values initiative, creativity, maturity, and poise
- Strong quantitative background
- Strong analytical skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Highly motivated
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task
- Team player
This opportunity is located in Houston and an interest in working in Houston is necessary.
Additional opportunities are available in our Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco offices. If interested in those opportunities, please note in your cover letter.