Hyperlinked above is the job description for a William Blair Summer Buy-Side Equity Research Associate – Investment Management position. In this ground floor opportunity, summer interns will be immersed in the role of an Associate and viewed as an integral team member among passionate Portfolio Managers, Analysts, and other Associates.
• Perform fundamental analysis of a specific industry and/or emerging trend to
identify the best-positioned companies in which to invest
• Conduct interviews of target company personnel (on all levels), competitors,
suppliers, industry experts, and Wall Street analysts
• Perform due diligence and prepare support documentation (i.e., financial
models) to support investment ideas
• Present investment recommendations in a comprehensible and clear manner
• Participate in other projects as requested
• Finishing your first year of business school at a top-tier university
• Personal interest in and experience with equities investing
• Strong analytical skills and intellectual curiosity
• Ability to analyze/model financial metrics, business strategies, and
• Disciplined approach to analysis
• Strong background in finance and accounting
• Ability to deliver clear, effective communication and takes responsibility for
• High proficiency in Microsoft Office; familiarity with FactSet, Baseline/
The application period for our summer buy-side equity interns is from November 21, 2016 to January 2, 2017.
Applicants must be available to work the full length of the program from June 12, 2017 to August 11, 2017.
Qualified Murphy Alumni should apply via this LINK.
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Every applicant will be asked to submit an application (see link below) and provide a resume to Mr. Paul Morgan. Paul will liaise between DMSF and CTC until the acceptance and training process begins. This program is absolutely free so we encourage everyone with this need to apply! Applicants should send the required material as soon as possible.
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Office line: 312.455.7803