ABOUT BARCLAYS CAPITAL
Barclays Capital is the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC. With a distinctive business model, Barclays Capital provides large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Barclays Capital has offices around the world, employs over 25,000 people and has the global reach, advisory services and distribution power to meet the needs of issuers and investors worldwide.
Barclays Capital offers a different kind of experience from most investment banks. Far from anonymous and impersonal, the firm has a lively environment attracting vibrant personalities in search of adventure, visibility, and accountability. We hire and encourage the brightest talent, placing great value on individual initiative, giving you every opportunity to flourish and prosper.
In today's financial markets clients are looking for ideas that set them apart from the competition, that's where research comes in. Creative and incisive analysis of financial markets is what empowers our business and drives market strategies for our clients and traders. Equity Research provides the financial and strategic advice necessary for successful asset management. The group is dedicated to providing insightful analysis of global stock markets and companies.
WHAT TO EXPECT AS AN INTERN IN EQUITY RESEARCH?
The Barclays Capital Summer Internship Program is designed to provide interns with broad exposure to the Equity Research businesses. This program consists of practical work assignment and various other learning
opportunities, allowing interns to develop an ability to handle demanding assignments, which is a constant reality in the field.
Interns will have the opportunity to analyze industry macro trends and company financials under the direction of the senior analyst. You will maintain financial models and industry databases insuring correct and up-to-date information for research reports that are distributed to sales force and internal clients and will develop new models as needed. You will also review business and trade publications, annual reports, financial filings and other sources in order to gather, synthesize and interpret data on companies followed by the senior analyst. It offers valuable real experience and could help you secure a place on our graduate program in 2013 if successful.
Duration: June to August 2012
WHAT DOES BARCLAYS CAPITAL LOOK FOR IN A SUMMER INTERN?
‧ Students currently pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree and graduating in 2013
‧ Strong interest in business and finance (no specific major or path of study is required)
‧ A background in quantitative field is a distinct advantage for Research
‧ Resourcefulness, team orientation, enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit demonstrated through participation in extracurricular activities