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.

Our Internship 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 and dynamic environment.

Our Team:

Baird’s Equity Capital Markets group includes more than 500 professionals in research, institutional sales and trading, and investment banking. Our Global Investment Banking group provides M&A, debt advisory, and equity and debt financing services to middle-market companies. There are approximately 300 banking professionals serving clients globally.

Internship Location, Availability and Hours:
Located in our downtown Milwaukee or Chicago offices, interns must be flexible to work full time during the summer, significant hours are required. 

As an Investment Banking Associate Intern, you will:

  • Provide execution support for public equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other financial advisory services for our clients

  • Lead the preparation of company valuations, financial models and client presentations and conduct industry research and analysis

  • Develop their skills by working closely with senior bankers and senior management at our clients and will obtain broad exposure to an array of transactions in a variety of industries

What we look for:

  • 1st Year MBA candidates graduating in December 2022 or May 2023

  • Superior intellect, demonstrated leadership ability, excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, effective team play and a commitment to excellence

  • Candidates must display proven analytical skills and an ability to learn in a fast-paced, challenging environment

  • Candidates must have three to five years of work experience

  • Previous exposure to investment banking or other areas within the financial services industry is beneficial

What makes this opportunity great:

  • 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

  • Gain hands-on, real-world experience with a highly ranked organization

  • Interact and work closely with various levels of professionals in both a social and office setting

How to apply:
Please note: applications are for an Investment Banking Associate Internship role with a start date of Summer 2022. Only December 2022 or Spring 2023 graduates will be considered.

Submit your resume on your Career Management System and apply on Additionally, as part of our application process and to be considered for our 2022 Summer Associate Program, we ask that you complete the following survey. Please CLICK HERE to create an account and access the form. Your responses will be recorded as you select “Save” at the end of each section – there is no final “Submit” button. Thank you for your participation.

Thank you for your interest. Baird is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Who We Are:

Baird is an employee owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with more than 200 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has over $355 billion in client assets and more than 4,600 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients.

Our mission is straightforward. We strive “to provide the best financial advice and service to our clients and be the best place to work for all.” Our people make Baird great for one another and our clients, which is why we are committed to continuing to make Baird a great place to work. We are proud to be among the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For since 2004.

Baird is committed to inclusion & diversity for our clients, our associates and the communities where we live and work. We view inclusion & diversity as an ongoing journey – one of shared responsibility, continuous improvement, and a focus on progress. We invite you to join us as we work together to foster an environment where diversity unites rather than divides us.


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