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Fixed Income Intern

Mesirow Financial

Fixed Income Intern
Chicago, IL Internship Paid

Description

The Opportunity:

Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate and individual clients achieve their objectives. Our professionals are inspired by an entrepreneurial desire to develop tailored solutions designed to deliver measurable results.

As one of the nation's more established and experienced participants in the fixed income markets, Mesirow Financial offers our clients a myriad of financial products, and services including municipal bond origination, credit tenant lease and structured debt origination, and boasts one of the largest institutional sales and trading platform that is based outside of New York City.

We have an opportunity for a Fixed Income Intern to learn and contribute in a myriad of fixed income products in a rotational program within Mesirow’s Capital Markets department. Interns will rotate and gain exposure between the Public Finance, CTL and Structured Debt Products, and Sales & Trading businesses. Successful candidates will possess strong quantitative and communication skills and thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. This program allows students to simultaneously display their current talents and acquire new ones.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform various types of analysis using fundamental and technical data
  • Become familiar with Senior management and their roles
  • Conduct industry and product research in support of trading desks and senior leaders
  • Prepare presentation materials and participate in portfolio reviews for senior management
  • Monitor a variety of markets and assist in developing trade ideas in support of the trading desks
  • Participate in individual and group projects and shadowing opportunities
  • Listen to client calls and help field client requests

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, or Math
  • Graduation between December 2018 and June 2019
  • Minimum GPA: 3.4
  • Strong extracurricular activities/campus involvement
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with high attention to detail
  • Superior communications skills, both oral and written; effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well independently and also within a team
  • Understanding of accounting, math, and basic finance
  • A background in computer science is beneficial, but not required

About Us

Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate and individual clients achieve their objectives. Our professionals are inspired by an entrepreneurial desire to develop tailored solutions designed to deliver measurable results.

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