See below for our available programs as well as all details on our diversity initiative.
Cantor Fitzgerald Sales and Trading Analyst Program
The Capital Markets Division of Cantor Fitzgerald is seeking highly motivated, talented candidates to join their 2018 Analyst Program. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, with strong analytical and quantitative skills, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
You will spend your first 6 months as an analyst participating in our Initial Training Program to ensure you have the necessary tools and foundational skill-set to make an immediate impact once placed.
Our Initial Training Program includes:
- Training: Combined in-house and external training program to enhance product knowledge, business development, and soft skills. Analysts also receive training & sponsorship for the Series 7 & 63 Exams.
- Rotation: 3-month rotation through various desks within Equities, Fixed Income, and Prime Brokerage. Through the rotational program, you are given the unique opportunity to explore the business before final placements.
- Mentorship: Analysts pair with a Mentor, ensuring they have the appropriate guidance and support.
- Recruiting: Full-time Analysts act as ambassadors for our on-campus recruiting efforts, and mentors for our Summer Analysts.
- Networking Events: Full-Time Analysts will also have various events to not only welcome them as full-time employees, but also build relationships with employees at the Firm.
Throughout every stage of your career, you will continue to grow and develop through a mix of formal and informal training programs, designed to ensure you master the requisite skill-sets necessary to be successful.
All undergraduate students, regardless of major or area of study, with a minimum GPA of 3.3 and an anticipated graduation date between December 2017 and June 2018 should apply. We typically look for the following in our candidates:
- Previous internships in a professional services or financial services industry
- Strong analytical and quantitative skills
- Strong critical thinking skills, with the ability to take instruction and run with projects
- Proven ability to work well both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
- Exceptional work ethic, interpersonal and time management skills
- Highly organized, proactive and detail oriented
- Outstanding ethics, integrity and judgment
Rotational Summer Analyst Program- Capital Markets
Cantor Fitzgerald’s 10-week Capital Markets Summer Analyst Program will offer students an opportunity to learn about the various product groups within ECM and DCM. Summer Analysts will take part in our rotational program consisting of two rotations, two projects, formal classroom training, as well as, participate in social, networking and team building events. Summer Analysts will spend 5 weeks in an Equities rotation and 5 weeks in a Fixed Income rotation allowing each intern to experience the depth and breadth of Capital Markets.
At the conclusion of the program, Summer Analysts will have a solid understanding of our businesses and will be considered for full time employment.
Rotational Full-time Analyst Program – Investment Banking Division
The Investment Banking Group of Cantor Fitzgerald is seeking highly motivated, talented candidates to join its 2017 analyst class. Analysts are expected to play a meaningful role in the transaction process and overall growth of the franchise. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, with strong analytical and quantitative skills, and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Given Cantor Fitzgerald’s entrepreneurial environment, the firm expects Analysts to assume increasing levels of responsibility. Analysts will work in small deal teams to execute and analyze a range of transactions across capital markets and M&A.
- Preparing client presentations and materials for senior bankers
- Transaction execution involving direct client interaction and communication
- Conducting extensive financial modeling and valuation
- Assessing industry research and trends
- Developing internal memorandums
- Managing data rooms and other required execution processes
You will spend your first few weeks as a first-year analyst participating in our Initial Training Program to ensure you have the necessary tools and foundational skill set to start off strong once you join your group. Over the course of your analyst years, you’ll continue to grow and develop through a mix of formal and informal training programs, designed to ensure you master the requisite analyst skill set. You will receive detailed performance coaching and feedback to help you stay on track for promotion to Associate.
Rotational Summer Analyst Program – Investment Banking Division
The Summer Analyst program began in June 2018 in New York City and run for 10 weeks.
While the Investment Banking Group at Cantor Fitzgerald covers a wide variety of sectors, junior bankers are generalists, meaning that once you’ve completed your training you’ll have the opportunity to work on projects across all different industry verticals and products. Throughout your internship, you will be staffed on pitches, live deals and other long-term projects supporting our client calling efforts. Whenever possible, interns will be invited to travel to client meetings in the tri-state area. Our intention is for you to be exposed to the exact kind of work and assignments full-time analysts see on a regular basis. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Learning how to put together a company overview, annotated stock price chart and Wall Street analyst summary
- Deciding how to select the appropriate trading comps and precedents, as well as learning how to spread a trading comp
- Conducting client due diligence
- Becoming familiar with the different valuation methods, including DCF and LBO analysis
- Preparing offering memoranda along with other written materials, including memoranda to senior management
Banking Summer Analysts will be provided with the tools and training they need to develop and help grow their careers. Summer Analysts are provided ample opportunities to network with colleagues both in the Investment Bank and across other businesses of Cantor Fitzgerald. Midway through the summer, you will be given constructive feedback on your performance and receive the support you need to ensure you walk away with a solid understanding of our business and your potential place here at Cantor. Depending on your performance, you may receive an offer to return to Cantor in a full-time position post graduation.
At Cantor Fitzgerald, it is our mission to foster a professional environment that is diverse and inclusive. We strongly believe that diverse firms outperform their peers, with numerous studies substantiating this view. As a global firm, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, we consider ourselves to be diverse in many ways. However, we are always looking to do more. Join us in moving the needle forward.
Hamptons Fellows Program
The Hampton Fellows summer internship commenced on June 5, 2017 in New York City. This inaugural class of Cantor Fitzgerald’s Hampton Fellows comprised of 12 rising seniors in BS or BA programs and/or 4th year MBA students. Cantor and its affiliated companies place great importance on cultivating a work environment that fosters innovation, superior client service, and sustainable, profitable growth. Interns work within this culture, gaining in depth knowledge and training of their assigned businesses by actively participating in the projects and daily functions of that division.
Placements are considered in Cantor Fitzgerald, BGC Partners, Newmark Knight Frank, and GFI Group and include the following departments:
• Equity Sales & Trading
• Fixed Income Sales & Trading
• Equity Research
• Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Partners
• Real Estate Investment Management
• Marketing & Communications
• Risk Management
• Legal & Compliance
• Information Technology
Successful applicants are juniors in BA or BS programs and / or 4th year MBA students, with a minimum 3.4 GPA, who have ideally completed at least one prior professional or financial services internship. These candidates demonstrate strong analytical and quantitative skills, display initiative and leadership, and possess outstanding interpersonal skills. They have the ability to work in a team environment and also thrive in an entrepreneurial culture.
The Network of Women (“NOW”) was introduced to support the recruitment, development and retention of women across our organization. NOW strives to offer a variety of opportunities and tools to help our members make new professional contacts, find mentors and develop their careers, with the goal of advancing our businesses and reputation. These events and activities also provide opportunities for our members to support one another through a valuable exchange of experiences, advice, and best practices for career success.
The Cantor Fitzgerald Experience Law Initiative
The Cantor Fitzgerald Experience Law Initiative (ELI) is a paid legal work experience program launched in 2018. It offers placements to qualifying candidates from underrepresented backgrounds (details below), in partnership with Aspiring Solicitors.
The successful applicants will assist the EMEA and APAC Legal Department of Cantor Fitzgerald and other affiliated companies and will benefit from a range of business-focused experiences. The aim throughout will be the building of confidence and development of key skills including commercial awareness, strategic thinking, research, negotiation, presentation, personal impact and team working.
Outstanding individuals from ‘underrepresented’ backgrounds in law, including the following categories, will be able to apply for a place on the program:
- aspiring solicitors with a disability;
- female aspiring solicitors;
- aspiring solicitors of underrepresented ages;
- lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender aspiring solicitors;
- black, asian and other minority ethnic aspiring solicitors;
- aspiring solicitors entering the legal profession from ‘non-traditional’ routes;
- state educated aspiring solicitors;
- first generation undergraduate aspiring solicitors (i.e. those who are the first in their family to attend university); and
- aspiring solicitors from non-redbrick/Russell Group universities.
To be eligible for this program, candidates must be members of Aspiring Solicitors; at least in their penultimate year of an undergraduate Law degree, final year of a non-Law degree or in any year of postgraduate education; committed to a career in law and able to demonstrate exceptional performance to date, in ways including academic achievement, pro bono work/volunteering, sporting achievements or balancing legal studies with work or care for dependents.