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Asset Management Internships

Our fast paced, hands on internship program will provide firsthand experience in the investment world, with a blend of practical and theoretical knowledge. You will be mentored by leading investment and sales professionals within the industry at a growing firm with a strong global presence.

Our culture encourages and rewards intellectual rigor, decisiveness and conviction. We seek undergraduate students who have a strong record of academic achievement and a demonstrated interest in financial markets. The inherent qualifications we look for are:

  • Ability and desire to work in a collaborative environment
  • Exceptional analytical and communication skills
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Independent and original thinking
  • Global perspective

"Transparency is at the core of our success. We provide a transparent work environment where every employee understands how they are appraised, paid, and promoted."

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North America

Asset Management Internship Program

Lazard Asset Management offers ten-week Summer Internships that provide undergraduate students enriching opportunities to support the day-to-day responsibilities of our Investment Management, Sales & Marketing and Operations business areas.

Our internship launches with an orientation and in-depth training, department overviews and senior management spotlight sessions. In addition to formal training, our program offers a plethora of social and philanthropic opportunities which support our collaborative culture.

The highlight of our summer internship is the presentation of a capstone project to senior management. Capstone projects may encompass but are not limited to: a formal stock pitch, macro research report, or sales pitches on a particular LAM strategy.

Qualifications and Skills

Candidates are typically in their junior year of undergraduate study, have a strong record of academic achievement and campus, community or athletic leadership, and have a clearly demonstrated interest in financial markets. A minimum 3.5 GPA is required for consideration.

How to Apply

If you are interested, please click on BROWSE OPPORTUNITIES to search for available roles for summer 2018. All candidates, regardless if we recruit directly at an undergraduate institution or not, should submit an application online. Those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. Applications for the 2018 Lazard Asset Management Summer Internship Program will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting May 2018. The final application deadline is October 1, 2018.

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Europe

London

Asset Management Internship Program – A unique opportunity to learn what it is really like to be an equity Research Analyst 

Applications for our 2018 programme open on 1st October 2017 and close on 6th November 2017.

We are offering a unique opportunity to spend six weeks learning what it is really like to be an equity Research Analyst. 

Candidates should have a thirst for learning and challenge consensual thinking.  They should have a logical and analytical thought process and have an inquisitive mind.  They should be able to think laterally, across regions and sectors. They need to be strong communicators and enjoy working as part of a team.  

We are extremely proud of our track record in transitioning interns to successful long term members of our team, and hope to offer this year’s candidates the opportunity to join us after their studies.

The program will take place between the 9th July and the 17th August 2018 and will be based at our London offices in the heart of Mayfair. 

Qualifications and Skills

Candidates must be in their penultimate year of undergraduate study, highly numerate, with a demonstrated interest in finance and investing.

See full criteria below

What to Expect

Interns will be expected to contribute from the very first day they arrive.  After their induction, interns are individually mentored by one of our experienced analysts for the duration of the programme.

The internship will provide a very broad and in depth understanding of the skills required to be an analyst from fundamental research, financial modelling, portfolio construction and valuation.  You will also be introduced to various divisions of the asset management business. You will be given a sector to analyse, and asked to present a buy/sell recommendation on a stock(s) to a panel of investors at the end of your internship. 

You will have opportunities to attend business, training, wellbeing and social events to allow you to understand our company and the asset management industry, alongside building your own network.

Hear more about the programme from one of our senior Research Analysts.

 

Our Team

Fundamental active equity research lies at the heart of our investment process.  Analysts have global sector responsibilities and are tasked with finding the best investment opportunities globally for our clients. Our analysts are career analysts and this is a dedicated and highly respected career path within the organisation.  

As a relatively small yet highly experienced team, our culture is entrepreneurial and collegiate. Analysts are given the intellectual freedom to research stocks in the way that is most suited for that stock / sector and everything is done to protect the analyst’s time to focus purely on investing. 

How is working at Lazard unique?

What We Do

 

Applications for our 2018 Programme open on 1st October 2017

We are looking for students with an outstanding academic record, an interest in investing and curiosity for what makes companies successful (or not). Well-rounded candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds, who can demonstrate interests and endeavours outside of their studies, are especially welcome.

Our team possess a wide range of degree disciplines, and it is this variety of thought, approach and perspective which brings such vitality to our debates. 

The programme is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students in their penultimate year of study. Please note that you must have AAB in your top three A-levels (excluding general studies), and a minimum predicted or obtained 2.1 university degree classification (or equivalent if you studied outside the UK).

The window for applications is from 1st October to 6th November 2017, with assessment centres held in London on 13th and 14th November 2017.

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Paris

Asset Management & Wealth Management Internships

Opportunities for six-month internships are offered throughout the year – both in the Institutional Asset Management and Wealth Management businesses, and in support functions such as Middle Office, Marketing, Legal and Compliance.

Opportunities may be available in several locations, including Paris, Nantes, Bordeaux and Lyon.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, please click on BROWSE OPPORTUNITIES to search for available opportunities.

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Asia and Australia

Asset Management Internships

Periodically, internship opportunities are available in our Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo offices.

How to Apply

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