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Summer Intern - Debt Capital Markets

Summer Intern - Debt Capital Markets

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US-NY-New York
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Who We Are

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and its subsidiaries offer a broad range of financial services centered on banking. We are also engaged in the leasing, securities, investment, mortgage securitization, venture capital and other credit related businesses. We manage risk in a prudent, proactive and professional manner, to protect our stakeholders and their interest in our business.


As we continue to grow our presence in the Americas, SMBC is looking for talent to support our business goals. We encourage ongoing professional development and the success of our employees as SMBC continues to service its clients around the globe.


What is the Opportunity?

SMBC hosts a eight-week Summer Intern Program for undergraduate students where they have the opportunity to work on teams and be exposed to significant Bank projects within their respective business units where they can support a range of deals with our clients. Participants will also be able to join internal bank-wide events, which will include learning from senior managers across different business areas. Our Interns will meet and interact with current analysts as well as with a cross-section of Bank managers and staff. At the conclusion of the program, participants will be required to prepare a final case study, which they will present to senior management.


Our Summer Intern Program is an excellent gateway to our full-time Analyst Program.


How the Program Works

Highlights include:


  • Hear from senior and junior-level employees about their careers at SMBC
  • Learn Japanese by joining our Beginner Japanese language class
  • Explore our eLearning resources, and Intuition
  • Gain an understanding of our individual business and banking areas through our Kaizen Series
  • Visit Bloomberg offices for behind-the-scenes tour and hand-on training with dedicated research analysts
  • Network with current analysts at SMBC during team trivia night
  • Volunteer with your fellow interns on a special project
  • Participate in a Q&A panel on future opportunities at the Bank with current analysts
  • Prepare and deliver final case study


About DCM:

Debt Capital Markets is a mix between pure investment banking and sales and trading, but closer to Investment Banking). DCM is responsible for assisting clients on raising debt – High yield or investment grade, and helping issuers raise bonds. The team provides custom debt financing solutions for issuers located around the world and private placement with investors in the US. They also provide advice on raising debt for acquisitions, refinancing of existing debt, or restructuring of existing debt. The Debt Capital Markets team focuses on debt origination, structure, and placement across all industries and all currencies.


DCM is demanding and complicated position that requires extreme focus, attention to detail and various types of thinking that range from creative to highly analytical. DCM is one of our fastest growing businesses.



  • Track, compile and distributing data
  • Knowing and keeping up with what is happening in the markets
  • Working on live deals
  • Helping to create pitch books
  • Provide appropriate support with marketing efforts
  • Generate and maintain client presentations and assist with special ad-hoc projects and initiatives as assigned
  • This team typically works longer hours than other groups, coming in early and leaving later
  • Being a team player with desire to add value and contribute
  • Within this role the interns will work closely with members of DCM, Syndicate, other product groups within fixed income as well as investment banking (client coverage)


  • Finance or Economics Major
  • Shown interest/ involvement with investment (clubs, competitions, experience etc.)
  • Financial Services Firms internships/ office work
  • Bloomberg Terminal (if possible)
  • Extremely proficient with Microsoft office
  • Fluid with numbers and strong mathematical and statistical concepts and analytical skills
  • Excellent Written and oral communication skills as well as presentation
  • Desire to learn and grow in the areas of corporate finance and financial markets
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Detail Oriented
  • Self-starter, outgoing and driven
  • Competitive and thick skinned
  • Team Player
  • Ability to keep up and excel in a demanding and fast paced environment