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About Us

Our global footprint provides opportunities to deliver highly strategic advice to market-leading companies around the world. Guided by our unwavering commitment to our clients’ success and motivated by our vision to build the premier global investment bank, we provide the industry’s brightest minds with the opportunity to thrive in an energetic, entrepreneurial environment and team-oriented culture.

Our mission:

To provide bold, creative advice to clients and leadership in our markets and communities

Our opportunity for analysts and associates:

  • Energetic, entrepreneurial environment
  • Team-oriented culture focused on client service excellence
  • 100% owned by active partners
  • Focused on developing highly talented people who want to build a long-term career and have an immediate impact

Candidates should have:

  • A strong academic track record
  • Proven leadership skills
  • An interest in learning about the financial services industry

Results Driven by Trust and Collaboration

William Blair’s strong results in recent years have been directly tied to our people and our unique culture. That culture is built on trust, collaboration, and creating opportunities for our clients and each other.

Our Programs

For undergraduate students, we offer summer and full-time internships in the U.S. and Europe for those entering their final year of school with potential full-time opportunities upon graduation.

William Blair analysts have the opportunity to harness their potential by being part of a culture of collaboration and accountability that offers compelling work and direct client exposure from the very beginning. Your personal and professional growth will be accelerated by working alongside senior bankers who have a vested interest in your development.

Summer Analyst Program

Program Overview Analysts will harness their potential by being part of a culture of collaboration and accountability that offers compelling work and direct client exposure. Your personal and professional growth will be accelerated as you work alongside senior bankers who have a vested interest in your development. Our 10-week program is intended for those entering their final year of undergraduate study.
Locations Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, New York, and San Francisco
Start Date June
Training Program Length One week
Industry Designation Assigned directly to one of the following groups across investment banking:
  • Aerospace/Defense & Govt. Services
  • Corporate Advisory*
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Equity Capital Markets*
  • Financial Sponsors Group*
  • Healthcare*
  • Industrial Growth Products
  • Supply Chain/Commercial Services*
  • Tech-Enabled Services
  • Technology*
*Industry teams have representation across multiple offices
Program Highlights
  • Work on pitches and live deals with analysts, associates, and senior bankers
  • Participate in summer volunteer activities and social events
Advancement Opportunity Take your career to the next level through hands-on experience, relevant skills training and valuable professional networking. Successful completion of the program may result in a full-time offer from the firm.

Full-Time Analyst Program

Program Overview Our full-time analyst program is intended for recent graduates.
Locations Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, New York, and San Francisco
Start Date Early July
Training Program Length Five weeks
Industry Designation Assigned directly to one of the following groups across investment banking:
  • Aerospace/Defense & Govt. Services
  • Corporate Advisory*
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Equity Capital Markets*
  • Financial Sponsors Group*
  • Healthcare*
  • Industrial Growth Products
  • Supply Chain/Commercial Services*
  • Tech-Enabled Services
  • Technology*
*Industry teams have representation across multiple offices
Program Highlights
  • Opportunity to build out execution skillset
  • Immediate client contact
  • Global mobility
  • Ongoing training opportunities
Advancement Opportunity Take your career to the next level through hands-on experience, relevant skills training and valuable professional networking.

Off-Cycle Internship Opportunities in Europe

Programme Overview We offer internship programmes in our London and Frankfurt offices throughout the year.
Locations London and Frankfurt
Intake Dates London: January and June
Frankfurt: January, April, July, October
Application Dates London:
January intake: Applications open in August
June intake: Applications open in September
All applications are reviewed on a rolling basis

Frankfurt:
Frankfurt applications are open at various points during the year and reviewed on a rolling basis
Programme Length London: Six month off-cycle programme
Frankfurt: Three month off-cycle programme
Industry Designation Exposure to the following groups across Investment Banking:
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Services & Industrials
  • Technology
Programme Highlights Our internships provide an in-depth look at a career in investment banking, and are designed to provide you with early exposure to the M&A process. As an intern, you will be staffed on live deals, be involved in pulling together pitch presentations, conducting financial modelling and analysis, and will have direct exposure to colleagues, clients and PE across levels and teams. Successful interns will be considered for full-time Analyst positions upon completion of internship programme.
To Apply If you would like to be considered for an opportunity with us, we invite you to review our current openings and submit your CV online for a specific vacancy. If there are no current suitable vacancies today, you can submit a general application or email your CV to our EMEA Campus Recruiting team.

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