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M&A Advisory Summer Analyst Program - May 2022


Citizens investment banking is seeking current college sophomores to join the execution team within the Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory group (“M&A Advisory”) for the summer of 2022. Through the 10-week internship program, Summer Analysts within M&A Advisory will work closely with the team’s junior and senior professionals preparing, analyzing and executing M&A transactions, primarily within the U.S. middle market.

Our internship program is the primary method of sourcing full-time Investment Banking M&A Analyst candidates. Over the course of the 10-week program, our summer analysts are assigned to active and prospective engagement teams. Our summer analysts will gain exposure to the true day-to-day responsibilities of an investment banker and will have the opportunity to grow professionally in a fast-paced environment.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Financial analysis and modeling: analyze financial statements, prepare public company and M&A comparable analyses, develop leveraged buyout models and other analyses
  • Preparing information memoranda and other transaction documents:draft key marketing and transaction-related documentsal a
  • Preparing “pitch” materials and other presentations: develop and assemble pitches and other presentations and be an integral part of the team in delivering these presentations


Characteristics and skills important to success of a candidate in this position:

  • Intelligent and resourceful
  • Professional / articulate oral and written communication
  • Strong technical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-starter / intellectual curiosity
  • Strong work ethic / team player / high degree of humility, maturity and integrity
  • Ability to work efficiently and to manage multiple projects simultaneously and a willingness to work long hours

Background qualifications include:

  • Please note that U.S. Immigration sponsorship or work visa is not available for this position and candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Undergraduate candidates with a strong academic record, a demonstrated desire to be involved in extracurricular activities and expected graduation date between December 2022 and June 2023.  All majors / concentrations considered with background or coursework in finance or accounting preferred.  
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2 preferred
  • Prior financial services internship experience/exposure preferred, but not required

Hours and Work Schedule
Hours per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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