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2023 Investment Banking Summer Associate Program

Credit Suisse
Los Angeles, USA
Closing date
Dec 13, 2022

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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.

We Offer
You bring the ambition and talent; we'll open exciting new doors for you. Take the next step in your banking career with the Credit Suisse Investment Banking Summer Associate Program. In this challenging, rewarding 9-week summer program working in the IBCM team, you will develop your skills so you can influence tomorrow. Beginning with a one-day company orientation, you'll spend one week in training and eight weeks as an integral part of the team. This position is part of our Investment Bank (IB) division, an industry leader in driving the firm's global success.

Over the course of this program, you'll continue to learn and develop through ongoing training, and hear from experienced senior employees from a variety of divisions in our summer speaker series. Mentorship opportunities help you identify your strengths and plan your career, while social activities, community service and networking events connect you with a range of people from across the firm. When you complete the program, you will have gained crucial experience in all areas of the IB division, and a firm understanding of how a global investment bank functions. Once you've seen the big picture, it's time to paint your own.

Start date: June 5, 2023
Duration: 9 Weeks
Academic requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in an MBA, JD, or equivalent graduate program with at least three years of prior work experience and graduate by December 2023 or by May/June 2024.

Your field of responsibility
You will be hired directly into an industry or product group. As a Summer Associate, you will have the opportunity to work on deals in your group, gain hands-on experience and work on all aspects of advising and transacting business for our clients. You will participate in a formal review at the mid and end points of the summer, and Full-Time Associate offers will be announced after the program to individuals identified as outstanding performers.

The groups hiring Summer Associates include:
  • Financial Institutions (New York)
  • Financial Sponsors (New York)
  • Financial Sponsors and Gaming (Los Angeles)
  • Global Energy & Transition (Houston & New York)
  • Global Industrials (New York)
  • Healthcare (San Francisco & New York)
  • Latin America (Mexico City & New York)
  • Leveraged Finance Origination (New York)
  • Media & Telecom (New York)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (New York)
  • Business Services & Mobility/Automotive (Chicago)
  • Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging (New York)
  • Retail and Consumer (New York)
  • Technology (San Francisco & New York)
  • Ultra-High Net Worth (New York)

Your future colleagues
Our people are our greatest asset. The strength of the IB rests on our ability to develop and grow the very best talent. As a Summer Associate you will work alongside some of the most promising industry coverage and advisory bankers and have exposure to senior decision makers at a diverse set of clients. Our bankers demonstrate excellence across a wide 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.

You Offer

Your qualifications and skills
Demonstrate the skills and attributes you bring to this program within the IBCM department. Tell us how your experience, character and vision connect with the responsibilities required and prospects we offer. Show us that you have: A confident, ambitious outlook and the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • A willingness to cooperate collaboratively and to work independently on your own initiative
  • Exceptional organizational skills and a precise, efficient approach to your work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven reliability
  • A willingness to go above and beyond
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives
  • Diversity Fellowship: Eligible candidates include first-year MBA students, JD students, or graduate students with at least three years' work experience who identify as Female, African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, LGBTQ , Veterans, or disabled, among others. For more information, visit
Before applying, read these important application instructions:
  • Candidates may apply to multiple groups and office locations
  • 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: Your MBA or graduate program should be listed 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
  • A resume is required. Cover letters, school transcripts and reference letters are optional
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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.

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