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Our summer internship program: The experience

The Mesirow Summer Internship Program provides students with the real-world skills to successfully transition into a career in the financial services industry. Interns obtain an inside view of their host departments by working alongside professionals for nine weeks while simultaneously gaining exposure to Mesirow’s diverse products and services through job shadowing and educational luncheons.

The program helps interns define their career goals while contributing in meaningful ways to the growth and progress of the firm.

Internships are available in the following areas:

  • Credit Tenant Lease, Finance & Structured Debt Products
  • Currency Management
  • Institutional Sales & Trading
  • Investment Banking
  • Integrated Marketing & Communications
  • Public Finance
  • Retirement Advisory Services

An Overview

  • A nine-week summer internship headquartered in Chicago
  • Competitive pay
  • Business development opportunities – educational sessions
  • Luncheons with senior business leaders
  • Project-based work
  • Opportunities to network with all levels of business


  • Academic strength (minimum GPA of 3.2)
  • Students in the classes of 2021 and 2022
  • Excellent oral, written and communication/presentation skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Microsoft Word

Applications are available on the careers page of https://mesirow.com 

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