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Investment Banking Sophomore FOCUS Program


Fostering Opportunity, Collaboration and Upward Success

Guggenheim Securities - Investment Banking is pleased to offer sophomore undergraduate students the opportunity to learn about a career in investment banking by participating in our Investment Banking Sophomore FOCUS Program, a one-day event taking place in our New York office on Friday, March 29.

The day will include information sessions, educational panels, networking opportunities, and an opportunity to interview for our 2020 Summer Analyst Intern Program. The program is designed to help students learn more about a career in Investment Banking at Guggenheim.

Candidate Profile

Students should demonstrate the following:

  • A strong interest in finance and accounting
  • The ability to take ownership
  • Creative thinking
  • A commitment to diversity
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Leadership skills

Guggenheim Securities is a fast-growing platform with an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to hiring the best talent - hard workers who will thrive in an environment where initiative, creativity, maturity, and enthusiasm for learning are highly valued.


The Sophomore FOCUS Program is open to second year undergraduate students (graduating in December 2020 or May 2021)

  • enrolled in a four-year bachelor’s degree program;
  • interested in investment banking;
  • identify as Black/African American, Latina/Latino/Hispanic, Native American, LGBTQ+, and/or are female; and
  • permanently authorized to work in the United States.

To Apply

  • Please submit your resume and the following essay to GSIBCampusRecruiting@guggenheimpartners.com.
  • Essay Question: Please submit an essay (max 250 words) that responds to the following prompt:
    At Guggenheim we believe in fostering a culture of highly motivated, curious, and capable leaders. Please share why you are interested in the financial services industry and why Guggenheim.

All resumes and essays should be saved as one .pdf document and titled “Last Name, First Name”.

Be certain to make the subject line of your email “Guggenheim Securities Sophomore Application – Last Name, First Name”.


Sunday, February 24 at 5:00pm

We look forward to your application. If selected to participate in the program, you will hear from Campus Recruiting before March 16. At the conclusion of the programming, event participants will have the opportunity to participate in our accelerated recruiting process and interview for our 2020 Summer Analyst Intern Program. In the meantime, we invite you to learn more about our expertise and values by visiting GuggenheimPartners.com.

Friday, March 29, New York City

About Guggenheim Securities

Guggenheim Securities is the investment banking and capital markets business of Guggenheim Partners, a global investment and advisory firm. Guggenheim Securities offers services that fall into four broad categories: Advisory, Sales and Trading, Financing, and Research.

Guggenheim Securities is headquartered in New York, with additional offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.



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