Campus Recruiting - Investment Banking 2020 Summer Analyst
San Francisco, CA
Job Description

Piper Jaffray Investment Banking Summer Analyst Opportunity

About Piper Jaffray

Piper Jaffray is a leading, international middle-market investment bank and institutional securities firm, serving the needs of middle market corporations, private equity groups, public entities and institutional investors. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the firm has additional investment banking offices in New York, San Francisco, Charlotte, Houston, Boston, and Chicago. Piper Jaffray investment banking specializes in a variety of financial transactions and focuses on the needs of growth companies in the clean technology and renewables, consumer, financial institutions, health care, industrial growth, technology, media, telecommunications, and business services sectors. Piper Jaffray is one of the premier investment banks focused solely on the middle market.

The Summer Analyst Program

Piper Jaffray is currently seeking undergraduate students for our 2020 Investment Banking Summer Analyst Internship Program. Summer Analysts generally work 10 weeks within an industry or product group in Investment Banking and have the opportunity to learn financial modeling and basic analysis of companies and industries, as well as gain an understanding of the dynamics of the capital markets.

The Internship Program includes one week of formal training and a weekly speaker series from executives across the firm. Interns will also attend networking events during the Program. Our IB internships are a direct pipeline to our full-time IB Analyst positions for the following year. Opportunities in our San Francisco office may be anticipated in the following industry groups: Consumer, Healthcare, and Technology. The Internship Program is open to students who plan to graduate in December 2020 or May/June 2021.


  • Outstanding academic achievement - minimum GPA of 3.3 or higher
  • Must plan to graduate in December 2020 or Spring 2021
  • Most candidates major in Finance, Accounting, Business, or Economics or have self-studied
  • Strong MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • Superior work ethic

What We Look For

Piper Jaffray seeks dedicated and motivated individuals possessing demonstrated academic achievement (minimally, a GPA above 3.3) as well as leadership, organizational and teamwork skills. The ability to create innovative solutions, articulate complex ideas and adapt to a rapidly changing environment is essential. Analysts must be able to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects. The most successful analysts have taken courses in finance and accounting and are very familiar with financial modeling.

Piper Jaffray is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type Full-time