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About Us

Our global footprint provides opportunities to deliver highly strategic advice to market-leading companies around the world. We provide the industry’s brightest minds with the opportunity to thrive in an energetic, entrepreneurial environment and team-oriented culture.

Our mission:

Provide bold, innovative advice to clients and leadership in our markets and communities.

Candidates should have:

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

Our opportunity for analysts:

  • 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

Our Programs

Start your career in Investment Banking

We offer internships for students in the U.S. and Europe 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.

Opportunities

Summer Analyst Program

Program Overview Our 9-week program is intended for those entering their final year of undergraduate study.
Locations Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco
GroupDesignation 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
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Supply Chain/Commercial Services*
  • Tech-Enabled Services
  • Technology*
*Teams with representation across multiple offices
Start Date June
Training Program Length Nine weeks
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, Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco
Group Designation Aligned 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*
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Supply Chain/Commercial Services*
  • Tech-Enabled Services*
  • Technology*
*Teams with representation across multiple offices
Start Date July
Training Program Length Four weeks
Program Highlights
  • Opportunity to build out execution skillset
  • Immediate client contact
  • Global mobility
  • Ongoing training opportunities

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
Application Dates London:
January intake: Applications open in mid-August
June intake: Applications open in mid-October
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
Group Designation Exposure to the following groups across Investment Banking:
  • Consumer & Retail
  • Healthcare
  • Services & Industrials
  • Technology
Advancement Opportunity Take your career to the next level through hands-on experience, relevant skills training, and valuable professional networking.
Intake Dates London: January and June
Frankfurt: January, April, July, October
Programme Length London: Six month off-cycle programme
Frankfurt: Three month off-cycle programme
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.

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