Investment Banking Summer Associate Intern

2023 Investment Banking Summer Associate Program

Rabobank ( is a leading financial services provider to the world's top food, beverage, and agribusiness companies. Established as a Dutch farmers' banking cooperative over a century ago, Rabobank today is one of the largest banks in the world. True to its agricultural and cooperative heritage, Rabobank brings deep industry knowledge, sector expertise, and long-term commitment to every client relationship. Rabobank: the financial link in the global food chain®. 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)

Company Overview:

Rabobank Group is a global financial services leader providing corporate, rural and retail banking, leasing, strategic advisory (M&A) and real estate services in more than 40 countries worldwide. Founded over a century ago, Rabobank today is one of the world’s largest banks with over $750 billion in assets. Outside of The Netherlands, , Rabobank is a premier bank to the food, beverage and agribusiness industries and a leading renewable energy financier, providing sector expertise, strategic counsel and tailored financial solutions to clients across the entire food value chain.

Rabobank Wholesale Banking is a premier corporate and institutional bank to the food, agribusiness, commodities and renewable energy industries, providing sector expertise, strategic advisory and tailored financial solutions to our clients. Rabobank’s business in North America is headquartered in New York and serves clients across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

For more information about North America Wholesale, see 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Rabobank, Rabo AgriFinance, and Rabo Diversified Services (“Rabo”) all provide equal employment opportunities for all prospective and current employees.

Rabo does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military service or veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.  Consistent with this policy, Rabo recruits, hires, trains, and promotes persons in all job titles and ensure that all personnel actions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities, without regard to the protected factors listed above.  This policy governs all aspects of employment, including application, hiring, compensation, promotion, discipline, termination of employment, and access to benefits and training.

Investment Banking Summer Associate Intern

Type contract Stage
Locatie New York (Verenigde Staten)
Referentienummer JR_00068573
Publicatiedatum 1 september 2022

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