Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.
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The Summer Associate Program is approximately 9 weeks in length and is crafted to give you unmatched exposure to several parts of the investment banking industry. The program is structured to have a balance of work, social events and networking opportunities. You will develop your analytical skills by using various financial techniques, gain hands-on experience, and collaborate with external clients as well as internally across multiple divisions of the Bank.
A one-day company orientation followed by a week of training
Ongoing divisional and group-specific training throughout the summer
A speaker series that will provide insight into the big picture of a global investment bank
Mentorship from an assigned group mentor, who will help you discover your strengths and advance your career
Networking opportunities to connect you with individuals across the firm
A formal review at the mid and end points of the summer. Full-Time Associate offers will be announced after the program to those identified as outstanding performers
Your field of responsibility
Through our group-specific recruitment model, Summer Associates will be hired into one of the groups below and work on a broad array of transactions and deals within that particular product or industry.
The groups hiring Summer Associates include:
Chicago -Mobility & Services
Financial Institutions (New York)
Financial Sponsors (New York)
Global Energy & Infrastructure (Houston & New York)
Global Industrials (New York)
Healthcare (New York & San Francisco)
Latin America (Mexico City & New York)
Leveraged Finance Origination (New York)
Los Angeles - Financial Sponsors and Gaming
Media & Telecom (New York)
Mergers & Acquisitions (New York)
Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging (New York)
Retail and Consumer (New York)
Technology (New York & San Francisco)
Your future colleagues
Our people are our greatest asset. The strength of the Investment Bank rests on our ability to develop and grow the very best talent. You will work alongside some of the industry's top industry coverage and advisory bankers and have exposure to senior decision makers at a diverse set of clients. Our bankers demonstrate excellence across a range of product areas, with the aspiration of becoming a global leader in ESG and sustainable finance. Our focus on advancing technology and data offerings will be at the forefront of our plans to optimize the business.
We are noted for the diversity of our employees, but seek individuals with a common set of abilities-those who are highly motivated, creative, demonstrate academic achievement, and have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. We will evaluate your potential, your ability, your academic background and your extra-curricular activities. Our goal is to build future leaders who add new perspectives to our business.
An innovator committed to protecting the environment and acting responsibly towards society
A leader who engenders loyalty, shows dedication, assumes responsibility and mobilizes others
A critical problem solver with excellent analytical skills
A hardworking self-starter who achieves significant results
An encouraging and adaptable team member who can build positive relationships
An eloquent communicator who also recognizes the importance of listening
A partner who is principled and committed to the highest standards of ethical behavior
Applicants should be enrolled in a MBA, JD, or equivalent graduate program with at least three years of prior work experience (graduating in December 2022 or May/June 2023)
Candidates who require a visa to legally work in the United States may apply
Diversity Fellowship: Candidates who are female, African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, LGBTQ , Veterans, or disabled, among others, qualify for our fellowship on a highly selective basis. For more information, visit https://www.credit-suisse.com/careers/en/students/internships.html
Before applying, read these important application instructions:
Candidates may apply to multiple groups and office locations
Deadline: Applications for most schools are due November 21, 2021 at 11:59pm ET
Personal information: Include your legal first and last name in your application and profile. There is a separate question for preferred name
Group preferences are required: Confirm your top choice group(s) as part of your application(s). If you submit multiple applications, fill out the group choice questions consistently in each application
Education: Include your MBA or graduate program as your Highest Level of Education and under Education 1 of the Work Experience section. If your school has a grade nondisclosure policy or you want to exclude your GPA from your application, input N/A in that field
Required attachments: A resume is required. Cover Letters are optional. School transcripts and reference letters are NOT required
Diversity Fellowship: Eligible students (see qualifications above) must complete the application question which asks if you'd like to be considered for our Diversity Fellowship; there is no separate application
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. Credit Suisse complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities. Subject to applicable law and regulatory requirements, Credit Suisse complies with state and local laws regarding considering for employment qualified individuals with criminal histories.