Eleanor Daniel '24 BSBA (Accounting and Management Information Systems) was an Investment Banking Summer Analyst at J.P. Morgan in New York, New York.
What was the process for getting this internship, job, or summer experience?
I networked by cold emailing different JPM employees and different alumni my sophomore year, went and got coffee with them in NY, applied for a diversity day, had a Hire-Vue, super day, and offered a job March 2022 for Summer 2023.
What was a typical day like?
Get in office at 8am, answer emails until 10am, go to meetings and coffee chats until 5pm, start work for the day and wrap up around 9pm-1am.
What was your favorite part of the experience?
Being able to work on market moving transactions that were super applicable and get to be hands on at such a junior level.
What did you find most challenging?
Keeping up with other interns and making sure I wasn't making more mistakes than slotted.
What did you learn?
How to model, improved PPT skills, improved professional skills, learned internal systems, etc.
What advice do you have for other students looking for a similar experience, or advice for future students to be successful?
Go for Wall Street scholars and start learning about the career early and start networking ASAP.
How did Eller prepare you for this experience?
Scholars prepared me very well and mentored me throughout the summer.