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 intern program:
Our competitive intern program 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 intern program activities include an Intern Welcome Event, professional development, networking with leaders and associates, and many other informal events. Our interns have the opportunity to use a Baird Cares Day, a paid day 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.

Our Fixed Income Capital Markets Team:

The Fixed Income Capital Markets team serves institutions globally from offices nationwide. We research, sell and trade a full array of taxable and tax-exempt securities as specialized fixed income teams. The Fixed Income Capital Markets Intern will work closely with public finance bankers, sales, trading, compliance, technology, and other support groups.

Internship Location, Availability, and Hours:
Located in our Downtown Milwaukee office, the intern must be able to work part-time during the school semesters, 15-20 hours per week, and full time during the summer, 37.5-40 hours per week. We are seeking a student who can start in January 2022.

As a Fixed Income Capital Markets Intern, you will:

  • Conduct review of preliminary official statements as required for competitive and negotiated underwriting deals, performing 5-year look backs to ensure issuers have satisfied their filing obligations

  • Assist in monitoring and analyzing exception reports for Fixed Income sales and trading

  • Open new accounts and help maintain counterparty documentation

  • Coordinate with support groups on updating policy and procedures

  • Routinely update platform access and entitlements for internal and external contacts

  • Support team members as necessary

What we look for:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related Business degree; targeting a graduation date of May 2023 or later

  • Interest in learning about financial markets and financial regulatory requirements

  • Excellent analytical skills and strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize workflow, and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and reliability

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively independently and in a team

 What makes this opportunity great:

  • Exposure to many business units and support groups for awareness of career options within the industry

  • Team of associates passionate about achieving great results for clients and giving back to the communities where we live and work

  • Fast paced environment that will enable you to grow as a professional 

Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity

Baird is committed to inclusion & diversity for our clients, our associates and the communities where we live and work. This commitment stems from our culture of integrity, genuine concern for others and respect for the individual. 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. Learn more here.


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