William Blair is a premier global boutique with expertise in investment banking, investment management, and private wealth management. We are committed to building enduring relationships with our clients and providing expertise and solutions to meet their evolving needs. An independent and employee-owned firm, William Blair is headquartered in Chicago and, together with its strategic partners, operates in more than 20 offices worldwide.
Job Summary & Responsibilities:
William Blair's LIFT program gives rising college juniors from diverse backgrounds a unique opportunity to learn about and pursue career opportunities in investment banking and build valuable relationships.
Through interactive sessions led by bankers from across William Blair, LIFT participants will experience first-hand the culture and working environment at a premier global investment banking boutique.
Learn more: www.williamblair.com/LIFT
The LIFT Program is open to talented and diverse rising juniors. Candidates should have a strong academic record, proven leadership skills, and an interest in learning about the investment banking industry. We are seeking to build a diverse pool of participants across a broad array of characteristics, including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and military background.
William Blair will provide airfare and hotel accommodations for the night of July 25th. No additional form of compensation will be provided.
The deadline to apply is Saturday, June 1st.
Applicants will need to provide the following in the application process
Personal statement addressing the following questions:
250-words: Why are you interested in a career in investment banking?
What goals do you want to achieve by participating in the LIFT program?
What questions do you have about William Blair?
As a William Blair associate, you'll enjoy Medical, Dental, Life and AD&D Insurance, along with a generous profit sharing program that includes a 401K plan in addition to a firm contribution. We also offer three weeks of vacation, flexible spending accounts, a business casual dress code, a 75% discounted commissions on trades, and discounts at restaurants, museums, parks and retailers.
William Blair is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, unfavorable discharge from the military service or on the basis of a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee's ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.