Lazard, one of the world's preeminent financial advisory and asset management firms, operates from 41 cities across 26 countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Central and South America. With origins dating to 1848, the firm provides advice on mergers and acquisitions, strategic matters, restructuring and capital structure, capital raising and corporate finance, as well as asset management services, to corporations, partnerships, institutions, governments and individuals.
The Toronto based, 12-14 week 2024 Summer Analyst program includes a weeklong classroom training in New York that teaches the fundamentals of banking, with a specific focus on modeling and relevant analytical techniques. Learning and development takes place throughout the summer through apprenticeship, structured learning sessions from group leaders, and formal on-going performance feedback.
Summer Analysts will become integral members of the Investment Banking Group which provides financial advisory services to the firm’s clients. Day-to-day responsibilities include company and industry research, financial analysis and modeling, participating in the development of client presentations, and interacting with senior bankers and clients. The internship is a generalist program through which summer analysts receive exposure to a diverse set of industries including Consumer and Retail, Financial Sponsors, Energy, Power, Industrials, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Metals & Mining, Financial Institutions, TMT, Gaming, Lodging and Leisure.
Lazard Canada’s Summer Analyst program generally commences mid-May and runs until the start of August.
Required Skill / Experience
Candidates should be university students expecting to graduate in the spring of 2025 and top academic performers who are willing to work in an unstructured environment, which values initiative, creativity, maturity, and enthusiasm for learning. Academic backgrounds may vary (no background in finance or accounting is required), however candidates must be comfortable with basic financial concepts and enjoy quantitative work.
Positions are available in Toronto.