Lazard is one of the world’s most prestigious investment banking firms. Its well-known M&A group has advised on some of the largest, most complex M&A deals of the past 100 years. Lazard’s excellent internship program allows interns to work on live deals alongside senior bankers and clients. Lazard excels at mentorship and individual development, giving its full-time bankers clear guidance on their strengths and areas for development. Lean deal teams offer a lot of responsibility.
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One of the most prestigious investment banking firms on Wall Street, Lazard is looking for hardworking, motivated, intellectually curious, personable, confident candidates interested in finance and eager to learn. Lazard runs a robust internship program for students, offering interns the same experience as full-time employees. Interns have access to an in-depth on-the-job training program, and extensive networking opportunities. For full-time junior bankers, the career development opportunities are equally as extensive, and include a mix of formal programs and informal opportunities. There’s also the ability to work internationally, and given the lean deal teams and high-profile transactions, hands-on deal experience can be second to none.
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Founded in 1848, Lazard has advised on some of the most significant mergers and acquisitions in Europe and the Americas since the beginning of the 20th century. The firm's modern history can be traced to the year 2000, when the “three houses of Lazard” (based in New York, Paris, and London) formally united as one partnership. The firm went public in 2005 and today is the largest advisory-focused investment bank, with offices in 41 cities across the world. The firm is led by Kenneth Jacobs, its Chairman and CEO, and employs more than 3,100 people globally.
Lazard has two businesses: financial advisory and asset management (each account for approximately 50 percent of the firm's revenues). The financial advisory business advises companies, boards, governments and sovereign entities on M&A transactions, capit...