Company/Organization: Merrill Lynch
Mentor(s):Daniel Nigro (Senior Financial Advisor)
Topic of Internship
Global Finance/Investment Banking/ Wealth Management
Merrill Lynch is one of the world's leading wealth management, capital markets and advisory companies, with offices in 40 countries and territories and total client assets of almost $2 trillion. Merrill Lynch offers a broad range of services to private clients, small businesses, and institutions and corporations, organizing its activities into two interrelated business segments - Global Markets & Investment Banking and Global Wealth Management, which is comprised of Global Private Client and Global Investment Management. As an investment bank, it is a leading global trader and underwriter of securities and derivatives across a broad range of asset classes and serves as a strategic advisor to corporations, governments, institutions and individuals worldwide. Merrill Lynch owns approximately half of Black Rock, one of the world’s largest publicly traded investment management companies, with more than $1 trillion in assets under management.
Summary of Internship
Having an internship at Merrill Lynch does not only mean paperwork and filing, but it also means communicating with your mentor and being involved in the business world. Learning business aspects from textbooks can help a person attain knowledge, but applying their knowledge helps a person gain experience. The daily life of an intern at Merrill Lynch can range from data entries, running errands, and also taking notes during important business meetings. Asking questions and observing your environment will reward you with experience that will help you cope in the world of business. Although the office environment is quiet and strictly professional, they joke around and make a person feel like family. An internship at Merrill Lynch can become a starting block for a intern’s long way to the business world.
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