Baird | Wealth Management, Capital Markets, Private Equity, Investment Banking Offered by Baird
Are you looking to gain real world experience in a thriving, global financial services firm with an award-winning culture? Consider an internship and start building your career at Baird.

About our intern program:
Our competitive intern program is a robust experience that offers interns exposure to the business world and a meaningful work experience. Interns are treated as valuable team members while learning from experienced professionals in a collaborative, fun, and dynamic environment. Baird’s summer program activities include an Intern Welcome Event in our corporate office in Milwaukee, multiple Lunch & Learns, a Brewer’s game at Miller Park, Baird Night at the Zoo, and many other informal events. Our interns have the opportunity to use a Baird Cares Day and be compensated to volunteer in the community. They are also eligible to apply for scholarships. Our informal mentor program gives interns an opportunity to network throughout Baird and learn about all the areas of the firm. To learn more, check out this video.

Internship Location, Availability, and Hours:
Located in our downtown Milwaukee office, the intern must be able to work part-time during the school semester, ranging between 15-20 hours per week and full-time during the summer, 37.5 hours per week. We are seeking a student, local to the Milwaukee area, that can start in May 2020.

As a Corporate Events Intern, you will:
  • Assist with event planning, event registration/communication tasks and follow-up as assigned by event planners/coordinators/specialists
  • Manage the monthly credit card reconciliation for the Conference Services team
  • Event supply inventory and organization
  • Occasional onsite staffing of events
  • Perform daily department duties
What we look for:
  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, Public Relations, Journalism; targeting graduation date of May 2021 or later
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be a strategic thinker, a quick study and provide strong customer service
  • Strong writing, editing, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Prior experience in an office setting preferred
  • Previous event planning experience strongly preferred
  • Possess high level organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Maintain a professional demeanor with the ability to converse professionally with senior leadership
What makes this opportunity great:
  • Gain valuable hands-on experience in event planning and coordination
  • Interact with numerous departments within the firm
  • Work in a fast-paced environment that will enable you to grow as a professional
  • Unique culture that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives while emphasizing teamwork and a strong sense of partnership

More about Baird:

Baird is an employee owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with more than 160 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has over $285 billion in client assets and more than 4,500 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients.

Baird has built an environment of trust, respect and teamwork, where associates are our greatest asset. As stated in our Associate Promise, we are passionate about how we achieve great outcomes together for our clients, communities and each other. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 16 on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For®, our sixteenth consecutive year on the list. To learn more about Baird’s culture, click here.

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