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Biotechnology and Life Sciences Financial Advisory Boutique

Summer Analyst Position

Chestnut Partners, Inc. is a private, 17-person advisory firm formed in 1995 that focuses primarily on the biotechnology and life sciences industries. The firm provides private and public clients with financial advisory services including valuation, financial planning & analysis, merger & acquisition advisory, debt & equity capital formation, and tender defense advisory. While Chestnut Partners is an investment bank, its deep client relationships typically result in advisory assignments that are a mix between traditional banking and consulting activities and expose Summer Analysts to all aspects of clients’ business models and strategies.

Chestnut Partners offers Summer Analysts an exceptional ten-week opportunity to participate in a nimble entrepreneurial environment in downtown Boston. Summer Analysts will have the opportunity to:

  • Participate in client meetings and interact directly with senior client executives (e.g., CEO, CFO)
  •  Work on live client assignments and have responsibility for specific deliverables
  • Learn a variety of analytical frameworks
  • Complete an independent special project with applicability across multiple client assignments
  • Be mentored by Partners of the firm who have 41- and 13-years of experience, respectively, in their field
  • Gain exposure to the Boston/Cambridge biotechnology cluster, which is the most active in the nation
  • Be considered for a return offer as a full-time Analyst
  • Earn compensation

Candidates for this position require strong analytical and interpersonal skills with backgrounds reflecting a high level of achievement. Successful Summer Analysts:

  • Are goal-oriented and approach tasks with an ownership mentality
  • Possess work habits stressing initiative, self-reliance, organization, thoroughness, attention to detail, and perseverance
  • Exhibit maturity, self-confidence, strong communication skills, and an ability to work both independently and in a team
  • Have strong research and presentation skills

Chestnut prefers candidates who have:

  • Math, science, economics, finance and/or accounting backgrounds through class work or prior experience (a full major in one of these subjects is not required and Chestnut has hired candidates in the past who did not major/minor in one of these concentrations)
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Chestnut Partners is an equal opportunity employer.

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Contact: Sheryl Thiboutot

Recruiting Coordinator

Chestnut Partners, Inc.

One Financial Center – 24th Floor

Boston, MA 02111-2621

Phone: 617-832-8600