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Equity Research


Be part of a team that consistently earns high-profile, meaningful industry recognition from some of the most respected organizations in the marketplace, including Greenwich Associates and Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards. Bring your passion and take your place among some of the very best in the business with Baird Equity Research.

This is your opportunity to work with a team that has a longstanding reputation for providing top-rated equity research, as noted by Greenwich Associates, in four different categories. Our research that is supplemented by the macro research and insights offered by our respected independent affiliate, Strategas. Join us and experience an environment of accelerated learning and growth where you can interact with firm leaders and institutional money managers accountable for billions of dollars in investments.

Whether new in your career or an experienced professional, you can quickly become a front-lines player as you work with and against some of the sharpest individuals in our industry. Do some digging, and you’ll quickly see that Baird is the best place to maximize your skills, interests, and investment in your future.

“Equity research is an intellectually stimulating and fulfilling job that provides tremendous development opportunities. The unique opportunity to interact with public company management teams and investors is invaluable. In addition, the economy and markets are constantly evolving, enabling me to learn something new every day.

I truly believe Baird is a fantastic place to have a career in equity research. While we have a strong work ethic and value tenacity, we also deeply care about our people and culture. The job is challenging and fun, but it is the people that ultimately make Baird a great place to work.”

Equity Research Associate

Envision your career path within Baird Equity Research:

Research Analyst: Join us as a recent college grad and build a satisfying career, with opportunity for advancement to Research Associate, Senior Research Associate, and ultimately to Senior Research Analyst. You’ll begin by providing comprehensive research through preparation of financial models, developing relationships with senior management of covered companies, and communicating your insights with the institutional sales force and clients.

Research Associate & Senior Research Associate: Working for nationally recognized senior analysts and one of the largest, full-service investment banking firms outside of New York, you will play a key role in driving the research process and handling a wide range of responsibilities, including writing industry and company research for institutional and individual clients, developing and maintaining financial models, as well as helping to build your team’s relationships with industry contacts, covered company management teams, and institutional clients.

Senior Research Analyst: Supported by a world class research team, you will be in charge of your own franchise and be a leading expert in your industry, leveraging your deep sector knowledge to serve as a trusted advisor to top institutional investors.

What kind of person succeeds within Baird Equity Research?

Our research team is made up of individuals who flat-out love what they do. They simply have to know what’s happening with the markets each day. Here’s who we are looking for:

  • Tenacious individuals willing to dig deep and work hard to do what it takes
  • Smart people with the analytical minds to solve problems
  • Individuals with a real passion for following the markets and building relationships
  • High performers who pay extreme attention to detail but can see the big picture

Campus Programs

Our undergraduate summer internship program recruiting timeline focuses on current sophomores to join us the summer following their junior year. We open applications in January/February and typically fill roles by September. All opportunities are based in Milwaukee.

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