Start your career with scholarship rewards and work experience

If you’re an ambitious, analytical New York City high school student who is ready to get a head start on a career in financial services, then Smart Start is the program for you. You’ll gain real-world experience working in our industry-leading businesses, while attending university on a full four-year scholarship.

What we offer

You’ll learn the skills needed for a successful career in financial services while working part time during the school year and full time during the summer. Each year, you’ll rotate to another area of the firm as you expand your knowledge, learn about the variety of roles in financial services and build the foundation for your future career. And you’ll do all this on a full four-year scholarship to an approved college or university.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for talented, ambitious students who live in and attend high school in New York City with strong academic credentials. You must have an interest in financial services as well as the discipline to simultaneously pursue your education and work in a fast-paced environment. We’re looking for intellectually curious students with strong analytical minds who excel working in teams and have solid communication skills. You should be flexible, adaptable, detail oriented, have good judgment and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities.



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Did you know?

We support more than 240,000 employees globally.

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How to Apply

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