Investment Banking Analyst Program | Stephens

Who We Are

What We Do

We provide investment banking, research, sales and trading, asset and wealth management, public finance, insurance, private capital, and family office services.

About Us

We are a family-owned financial services firm that values client relationships, long-term stability, and supporting the communities where we live and work.

The Stephens Story

The idea of family defines our culture, because each of us knows that our reputation is on the line as if our own name was on the door.


Our reputation as a leading independent financial services firm is built on the stability of our longstanding and highly experienced senior executives.

Impact Initiatives

We are committed to corporate philanthropy; economic and financial literacy advocacy; and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Our Brand Ambassadors

Stephens is proud to sponsor the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and PGA TOUR Champions careers, as well as applaud the philanthropic endeavors, of our Brand Ambassadors.

Making Connections

We host many highly informative meetings each year with clients, industry decision makers, and thought leaders across the U.S. and in Europe.

Our Businesses

Capital Management

We provide fiduciary investment strategies to public-and private-sector institutional clients through asset allocation, consulting, and retirement services.

Fixed Income Sales & Trading

Decades of proven performance and experience in providing tailored fixed income trading and underwriting services to major municipal and corporate issuers.

Institutional Equities and Research

Proven industry-leading research, global market insights, and client-focused execution.


Customized risk management, property & casualty, executive strategies and employee benefits solutions that protect our clients over the long term.

Investment Banking

We assist companies with accessing capital through innovative advisory and execution services that help firms achieve their strategic goals.

Private Capital

We have been a trusted and reliable source of capital for private companies for over 70 years.

Private Wealth Management

Our experienced Private Client Group professionals develop customized investment strategies to help clients achieve their financial goals.

Public Finance

We are a trusted municipal advisor with proven expertise in public financings. We also work with clients in negotiated and competitive municipal underwritings.

Students and Graduates

Investment Banking Analyst

Our Frankfurt office is hiring, please follow the link to review the job description and apply: Graduate Analyst – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

The Experience

The Stephens Investment Banking Analyst Program is one-of-a-kind in the financial services industry. Our two-year, generalist program offers analysts the best opportunity to learn and prepare for a rewarding career in finance, while making significant contributions to our team.

We have a superb track record of adding value for small and middle-market companies, as well as global organizations, across all major sectors and with deep expertise on the subsector level. Our transatlantic team of more than 200 investment banking professionals has a collaborative approach to addressing the M&A and capital needs of clients. These include some of the most successful public and private companies in business today.


How is the Analyst Program unique?

Our two-year, generalist program begins with four weeks of intensive training taught by Stephens investment bankers who have gone through the process, and evolves into comprehensive on-the-job experience as analysts assist industry and product teams in advising clients. Our streamlined teams and organizational structure enable analysts to conduct meaningful work on live deals. Numerous former analysts have become senior team members in Investment Banking and other lines of business at Stephens.

What type of work will I be doing?

Where will I be working?

What skills will I develop?

Surrounded by top bankers in the industry, all driven, intelligent and invested in your development, Stephens culture is truly one of a kind. The Analyst Program provides a challenging and gratifying opportunity to launch a career.
Anna Baltz
Senior Analyst, Investment Banking

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    1. This material includes a testimonial from a recent Analyst who has been hired as a full-time employee of Stephens. Her viewpoint represents the type of Analyst experience Stephens strives to achieve. The experience of this former Analyst is not necessarily representative of the experience of all Analysts, and no assurance can be given that future Analysts will have similar experiences.