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Public Finance Analyst – Expert Summer Intern Programme - 2024

New York, NY

Internships at Barclays

Our internships are the perfect introduction to the world of financial services. You’ll be immersed in your chosen business area, learning from our people and taking on real business challenges.

Wherever you join us, you’ll discover a platform to help you absorb the essential skills and knowledge you’ll need to progress on your journey at Barclays. You’ll receive genuine support and encouragement, with both senior and junior mentors to guide you; and you’ll have the opportunity to take part in networking and social events. We want you to feel part of our community from the very start.

Key information

Date live Mar. 17, 2023

Business Area Barclays International

Area of Expertise Campus - Public Finance

Contract Summer Internship

Reference Code 00281644

Salary / Rate USD 110000 to 110000

Job description

Join the world of public sector banking

At Barclays, we’re dedicated to providing comprehensive investment banking expertise and capital-raising services to our public sector clients.  Covering state and local governments, public housing, transportation and infrastructure projects, health care systems, universities and other not-for-profit organizations, our public sector banking team helps clients with their complex financial needs.  Discover where the public sector and the investment banking business intersect and join us as a summer analyst.

The chance to make a tangible impact

As a summer analyst, you will spend the summer with our public sector banking team, learning all aspects of executing debt financings and providing comprehensive investment banking solutions for clients.  You will become a member of a specific industry or geographic group, working on live deals and deal proposals, and making a tangible impact on our business.  You may work on projects that include:  

  • advising clients on debt capital raising activities, including negotiated bond underwritings, direct loans and financial derivative structures
  • managing transaction teams and coordinate working groups across functional areas
  • developing financial analysis and models that meet client objectives
  • performing credit analysis and due diligence for clients and transactions
  • managing and coordinating internal and external financing-related processes with capital markets participants, including rating agencies, bond insurers and investors
  • developing written materials, including offering memoranda, business presentations and responses to requests for proposals
  • researching and analyzing industry data to share insights with clients

A place where you can thrive

At Barclays, you’ll be surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions.  Our collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders and peers alike.  During the program, you’ll also:

  • participate in formal and informal training
  • connect with junior and senior mentors
  • attend dedicated networking sessions and other program events
  • receive detailed performance feedback on an ongoing basis
  • give back to the community through volunteer events

And if you really impress us, this could be the beginning of an incredible career.  We invite top-performing, eligible summer analysts to join us as full-time public sector banking analysts after graduation.

To be considered for this program, you must:

  • Be an undergraduate student with an anticipated graduation date between December 2024 - June 2025.

Ideally, you would also have:

  • an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or above
  • high degree of personal integrity and a strong academic track record
  • a strong interest in business and finance, though no specific major is required
  • desire to learn and contribute in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • strong written and oral communication skills

Ready to apply?

Please submit an application through Barclays’ online system. Then, submit your resume and cover letter through your school’s career management application system if required. Please note that you can apply to only one Barclays’ internship program globally.

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the firm.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

Our Purpose and Values

We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability for the common good and the long term.

Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.

For further information about Barclays, please visit our website

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USD 110000 to 110000

What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference. See some of the benefits* you could receive when joining us full-time.

Paid holiday and vacation

Competitive pay

Private medical care

Disability assurance

Flexible working

Life assurance

Voluntary benefits

Retirement planning

*This is an example of benefits offered to full-time employees. Specific benefits may vary based on the type of role, programme and location.

What makes a successful Intern at Barclays?

These key qualities will help you lay a solid foundation for success on our programmes. From day one, we’ll help you further develop and strengthen them. We’re ready to help you achieve your aspirations and make the most of everything we have to offer.

Qualities we look for: Resilient, adaptable, confident, driven, empathetic, curious

Why Barclays?

There’s no other business quite like Barclays. There are no other careers quite like ours. We’re here to champion your development, and we truly want you to enjoy your career journey. We’ll give you all the support and encouragement you need to make the most of this experience. And you’ll have the chance to make a genuine contribution to our inclusive culture and support our purpose as we serve our customers, clients, communities and colleagues.

The Barclays Way

This is the spirit of Barclays. It’s why we exist, what we believe and how we behave. But most importantly, it’s how we make decisions, take action and get things done.

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