Investment Banking Summer Associate Intern

2023 Investment Banking Summer Associate Program

Rabobank Wholesale Banking North America is a premier corporate and investment bank to the food, agribusiness, commodities and renewable energy industries, providing sector expertise, strategic advisory and tailored financial solutions to our clients. We thrive on building long-term relationships with clients and stakeholders in the fastest-growing food and agribusiness region of the world.

The 2023 Investment Banking Summer Associate internship is a full time, paid, 10-week program that beginning in June 2023. Rabobank summer Associates receive hands-on experience, professional development and training, as well as significant opportunities to meet with our inspiring senior bankers.

Internship Overview Statement

Rabobank’s Summer Associate internship program is designed to provide talented prospective bankers opportunity to experience Rabobank’s M&A division. This experiential, hands on, learning opportunity provides practical application and skills development in a professional environment and is aligned with Rabobank’s commitment to recruit top talent in the communities we serve.  While employed as a summer associate intern, students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to acquire and utilize key skills that will make them successful at Rabobank. Students will be matched with a mentor and provided the necessary professional development opportunities to achieve an excellent internship experience. The internship will be a full time, 10 week, paid program concluding with a final case study project and presentation. High performing interns will be considered for full-time, regular employment following completion of their MBA degree.

Role Responsibilities:

The Investment Banking Summer Associate will be expected to provide a broad range of analytical, transaction and marketing support functions to the professionals in the Corporate Finance group and client project teams.

The focus of the role will be on assisting Analysts, Associates, Vice Presidents and other senior bankers on tasks performed during the execution of transactions (primarily M&A) and development of new business prospects, including preparing industry analysis, company profiles, information memorandums and presentations. Investment Banking Summer Associate s are also responsible for financial modeling, valuation analysis, mergers and acquisitions modeling, and leveraged buyout modeling.

The Corporate Finance team at Rabobank is organized on a global basis and our goal is to be the premier international financial advisor with an exclusive focus on the food and agribusiness sector.

As a member of a team, you will have day-to-day contact with senior professionals, clients, the firm's Global and North America Advisory and Capital Markets  teams, our client relationship managers and the Food & Agribusiness Research team. You will gain exposure to other groups through networking and group learning activities.

As an Investment Banking Summer Associate , you will:

  • Participate in the origination and execution of Corporate Finance transactions including idea generation.

  • Build financial models and perform valuation analyses using various methodologies including discounted cash flow, leveraged buyout, merger models, trading comparables and transaction comparables.

  • Prepare deal marketing and deal execution presentation materials for use in client meetings

  • Prepare deal marketing and deal execution presentation materials for use in client meetings, both marketing and deal execution related including acquisition strategies and ideas and sell side alternatives

  • Participate in all stages of transaction executions, from deal sourcing to deal closing

  • Perform a case study and present your findings to a panel of Corporate Finance bankers


  • Candidacy for MBA focused on finance (or related fields) between first and second year of business school.

  • Strong academic record (strong GPA) in both undergraduate and MBA programs

  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Personal interest in Food and Agribusiness (not required but a plus)

Salary Expectations

Target Hiring Range:

This position is subject to the terms of Rabobank’s compensation plans and policies.  It is anticipated that the position will pay within the target hiring range.  The range is reflective of the desired primary physical work location and may be adjusted outside of the projected range based on geographical differentiation if the actual work location of the hired candidate differs from the desired primary location, or for other lawful reasons.  Further, the position includes all other benefits provided to Rabobank employees, including healthcare benefits, 401k matching, vacation, sick leave, parental leave, possible discretionary bonuses and all other benefits that are all governed by and subject to ERISA plan documents and eligibility.

Rabo provides equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity gender expression, marital status, genetic information, medical condition, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, military service or veteran status, victims of domestic violence, or any other basis protected by applicable law.  Rabo also prohibits harassment of any individuals on any of the bases listed above.

At Rabobank, we strive to grow a better world together.  In order to achieve that, we have to have the right people in the right jobs.  Are you ready to join our team?


Investment Banking Summer Associate Intern

Type contract Stage
Vakgebied Studenten & Starters
Locatie New York (Verenigde Staten)
Werkplek Hybride
Referentienummer JR_00068573
Publicatiedatum 17 januari 2023



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