The Financial Technology Partners Summer Internship program takes place over ten weeks from June to August. Interns take the position of either Analyst or Associate. FT senior bankers work directly with interns to help students garner a deeper understanding of “financial modeling, valuation analysis, and strategic due diligence across M&A and capital raising transactions.” Positions in FT’s internship program are highly sought after. The application process includes two rounds of interviews and requires transcripts.

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Number Of Interns

21 to 50


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6 to 12 weeks

About the Program

Our Summer Analyst program begins June and requires a 10-week minimum commitment. Summer Analysts are included in all aspects of a transaction from origination to closing. They work directly with senior investment bankers and are responsible for the day to day activities of each transaction. 

Responsibilities include:

  • financial modeling
  • company valuation
  • financial performance analysis
  • corporate and industry research
  • due diligence

About the Company

Financial Technology Partners (aka “FT Partners”) is the only investment banking firm focused exclusively on the financial technology sector. It broadly defines the sector as the convergence of technology-based solutions and financial services.

The firm was founded by Steve McLaughlin, Managing Partner, formerly a senior investment banker in Goldman Sachs & Co.'s Financial Technology Group and Financia...

Intern Reviews

  • "Although I worked a lot, it seemed on par with my peers at other investment banks. The work was very engaging and requires a serious time commitment. The hours can be expected from any bank with such high deal flow. My teams were great, so I never minded working hard alongside them."
  • "Work-life balance is well respected at FT Partners. For example, there is a "pencils down" policy every Friday at 6:00 pm."
  • "Hours are definitely intense but people are approachable and seem generally content and motivated."

Why Intern Here

Financial Technology Partners is one of the most successful boutique investment banks on Wall Street.  Headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in NYC and London, FT Partners has advised on some of the most meaningful transactions in the high-growth Financial Technology sector in recent years. FT Partners was recently recognized as "Dealmaker of the Year" and "Investment Banking Firm of the Year" by The M&A Advisor.

We offer a full suite of financial and strategic advisory services, including merger and acquisition advisory, private capital raising and capital markets advisory. The Financial Technology sector is a dynamic industry that encompasses the convergence of financial services and technology. We are a 200+ global firm that prides itself on having an extremely collegial and energetic culture. Every member of the organization is expected to meaningfully contribute to the firm’s success. Senior bankers at the firm are formerly of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Evercore and Barclays.

Getting Hired Here

  • "Selective but enjoyable interview process. I spoke with every level of seniority. Interviewers seemed genuinely interested in my rationale for pursuing investment banking with this industry focus. Great conversations and my interviewers were happy to answer the questions I had."
  • "The interview process is selective but fair. There are several rounds of interviews culminating in a Super-Day where interviews are held with members of the firm across all levels of seniority."