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 Summer Analyst Program

The Experience

Our Investment Banking Summer Analyst Program provides internships for undergraduate and graduate students. Summer Analysts receive extensive training and on-the-job experience about the life of an Investment Banking Analyst, while making meaningful contributions to the Stephens 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 225 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 Summer Analyst Program begins with one week of intensive training taught by Stephens investment bankers, followed by extensive on-the-job training. This process allows participants to get an in-depth view of what it is like to be an Investment Banking Analyst. Strong performing interns may have the opportunity to become full-time employees with Stephens upon graduation.

What type of work will I be doing?

Where will I be working?

What skills will I develop?

As a Summer Analyst at Stephens, I learned more about investment banking than I ever expected. The position gives you hands-on experience with live transactions, and the generalist program allows you to learn from banking professionals across a variety of industry and product teams. The team is highly supportive and provides a meaningful experience for students beginning their careers in the financial industry.
Anna Grace Mills
Associate, Investment Banking

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