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Investment Banking Intern

Posted 16 Sep 2022
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English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Intern M&A

Throughout the year, Oaklins offers 3-month internships to ambitious students with a clear interest in the Investment Banking industry.

We are global M&A and financial advisory professionals, determined to help ambitious entrepreneurs and evolving mid-market companies reach their full potential. We offer our clients deep industry knowledge leveraging the capabilities of 850 passionate colleagues around the world. By seamlessly collaborating across borders, we use our global strength in sell- and buy-side mergers and acquisitions, debt, growth equity and equity capital markets advisory.

What you will do and learn

You will work along with junior and senior Oaklins professionals and participate in many aspects of M&A transactions. You will be actively involved in developing client presentations, building valuation models, conducting industry research and finding potential buyers and targets in various industries. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to experience the Oaklins culture and feel what it is like to be part of the number one independent global investment bank. You will receive on-the-job training and benefit from working closely together with experienced M&A professionals.

Oaklins’ Intern Academy

Oaklins provides an effective learning experience based on a structured training programme, where interns can learn about topics such as valuation, financial modelling, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), due diligence and contracting.

Equipping the next generation of dealmakers with knowledge to excel in the M&A industry is at the core of our Intern Academy. We aim to inform, engage and inspire our interns to perform at the top of their potential. With the training, our interns will not only expand their knowledge of the sector, but also gain insight into the day-to-day activities of our analysts.

What we look for

We look for highly motivated people with excellent analytical and communication skills. In addition to outstanding academic achievements, we value extracurricular activities as well as distinctive personal qualities and interests.

Your qualifications

  • Excellent academic background and (an almost completed) Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics or related
  • Excellent Dutch and English communication skills, both written and verbally
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven team player with the ability to work independently
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Have a keen eye for detail

The perks of an 'Oaklintern'

  1. Intern Academy 
  2. Extensive lunch (and good coffee)
  3. Challenging responsibilities from day 1
  4. Office drinks
  5. Bonus for achieving great results
  6. Office library
  7. Sports with colleagues
  8. Personal development guidance


Our personal approach to M&A and financial advisory is woven into the DNA of our organization. Whether it’s across teams, industries or markets, we collaborate closely to be the best at what we do: helping entrepreneurs and companies reach their full potential. With 850 colleagues in more than 45 countries worldwide, you are joining a truly global team focused on delivering outstanding client service.

Finance & banking
Amsterdam
Active in 45 countries
40 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 28 years

What employees are saying

Jan-Willem de Groot

Director

Jan-Willem de Groot

At Oaklins, you will be part of client facing deal teams working for our national and international clients. From day one you will be given different assignments, from planning, organizing and doing research to travelling across the country for face-to-face meetings.

Casper Oude Essink

Senior Associate

Casper Oude Essink

Besides working with enthusiastic and energetic colleagues, Oaklins gives me the opportunity to collaborate with successful entrepreneurs, passionate clients and inspiring people.