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 Analyst Intern, you will:

  • Support the investment banking team by providing analytical support on public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other financial advisory services for our clients

  • Conduct research, assist with company valuations and financial models, assist in the preparation of client presentations, and gain exposure to live transaction activity

  • Learn analytical skills through broad exposure to both junior and senior bankers, that will prepare you for a full-time career in Investment Banking

What we look for:

  • Candidates must have a proven academic record with a minimum GPA of 3.5/4.0

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree program required with a strong interest of finance; Graduation date of December 2023 or Spring 2024 is required

  • A full-time minimum 3 month commitment during the summer is required

  • Accounting, Business, Economics and Finance concentrations are preferred, but not mandatory

  • Candidates must be eager and able to learn in a fast-paced, challenging environment

  • Possess a strong work ethic and a record for excellence

  • Have the ability to function equally well in both a team setting and on a self-directed basis

  • Excellent mathematical, writing, verbal and computer skills

  • Significant hours are required

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 Analyst Internship role with a start date of Summer 2023.  Only December 2023 or Spring 2024 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 2023 Summer Analyst 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.


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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