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Portfolio Management Summer Analyst
Who is SunTrust Robinson Humphrey?

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey is a full-service investment bank with a history that extends more than 100 years. We offer our corporate, institutional, and wealth management clients a number of integrated services, including debt and equity capital raising, strategic advisory services and financial risk management, as well as equity and fixed income research, sales and trading. At SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, we are dedicated to providing comprehensive financial solutions for our middle market and large corporate clients throughout the country and across a broad array of industries.
Suntrust Robinson Humphrey recruits Summer Analysts for placement in one of our industry groups:

STRH Industry Groups
Basic Materials
Consumer & Retail
Financial Services & Technology
Financial Sponsors
Media & Communications
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How is the Portfolio Management Summer Analyst Program structured?

The summer program will introduce Portfolio Management Summer Analysts to SunTrust, corporate finance and specifically, debt analysis. Portfolio Management Summer Analysts work with a Portfolio Management team, who focus on the debt profiles of STRH clients and support Investment Bankers, Product Specialists and Risk Managers to deliver strategic solutions to SunTrust’s clients. The Portfolio Management team analyzes companies’ financial operating performance, evaluates industry trends and identifies key risks and mitigants of a client’s credit profile against our lending parameters. Portfolio Management Summer Analysts will work on cash flow analyses and underwriting credits to sharpen financial analysis skills. The STRH Summer Analyst program allows rising college seniors to develop an understanding of the capital markets and Fortune 1000 clients. The Summer Analysts will be assigned to one of the following specialty groups: Basic Materials, Consumer & Retail, Energy, Healthcare, Financial Services & Technology, Media & Communications, or one of the Diversified industries. The internship program will run for approximately 10 weeks in the summer months. Interns are placed at our headquarters in Atlanta. We often offer our top Summer Analysts the opportunity to continue in full time positions in our Analyst program upon graduation.

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What is the career path?
We often offer our top Summer Analysts the opportunity to continue in full time positions in our Analyst program upon graduation.
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How is Portfolio Management Summer Analyst Program structured?

STRH Product Groups

Syndicated Finance

Syndicated Finance provides corporate and commercial lending groups within SunTrust Bank the origination and distribution expertise required to develop lead relationships. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey originates, structures, underwrites, distributes, and administers senior credit facilities where SunTrust Bank is the primary lender and a syndicate of other lenders is required. We work with investment grade and non-investment grade clients, along with private equity sponsors, to meet diverse financing needs associated with acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, recapitalizations, and working capital requirements.

Fixed Income Bond Origination

The Investment Grade Fixed Income Group originates, structures and underwrites debt capital for corporate clients with investment grade ratings. Our product offerings include Public debt, Private placements, Medium-Term Notes, Capital Securities/Trust Preferred Securities and Liability Management.

The High Yield Fixed Income Group works with non-investment grade clients to structure and place junior capital either as secured second lien loans, senior or subordinated bonds, or mezzanine financing. We partner with the Syndicated Finance team to provide clients with an integrated leveraged finance solution that encompasses all parts of the credit spectrum.

The Tax-Exempt Group works with Corporate and Not-for-Profit clients (including municipalities) to structure and place tax-exempt debt securities. Our product offerings include fixed rate bonds, lower floater bonds, indexed put bonds and traditional serial and term bonds.

Equity Origination

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's Equity Origination Group provides private and publicly traded corporate clients, financial sponsors, and other large investor clients a comprehensive range of services when accessing the public equity markets. We offer the following capital raising solutions across our Industry Practice Groups: Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), Follow-On Offerings, Preferred Stock, Convertible Securities, and Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPEs).

Financial Risk Management

SunTrust Financial Risk Management offers advice, strategies, and risk management solutions to assist corporate, institutional, and commercial clients, individuals, and institutions in managing exposures to changing interest and currency rates, equity values, and credit exposures.

Equity Derivatives/Structured Investments: The Equity Derivatives group utilizes OTC (over the counter) options to help institutional and wealth management clients manage their equity risk. This includes equity hedging strategies for clients with large concentrated publicly traded stock positions. In addition, the group structures hybrid investments that are typically principal protected or partially protected with returns tied to an underlying broad market index.

Foreign Exchange (FX): SunTrust is a comprehensive provider of currency risk management products and services. Our corporate, institutional, and government clients benefit from our services and execution capabilities. We take a value-added, customer-specific approach to managing the risk associated with global currency exposure. We are committed to investing time with our clients and being proactive in order to build strong relationships.

Interest Rate Hedging: Fixed Income Derivatives offers risk management solutions to assist corporate, institutional, and commercial clients manage their exposure to changing interest rates. We provide Swaps, Caps, Collars, and Treasury Locks to hedge clients' risk against changing interest rates.

Fixed Income Sales and Trading

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey is a comprehensive primary and secondary distributor of a full suite of fixed income securities. We provide institutional investors with a full range of fixed income investments plus an exceptional level of service in order to meet their objectives and exceed their expectations. Our underwriting, trading and marketing activities extend nationally to thousands of institutional clients, and to more than 500 dealer banks and securities dealers at the wholesale level. Our product suite includes: Government securities, commercial paper, municipal bonds, and mortgage backed securities, among many other fixed income instruments.

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Mergers and Acquisitions Group is comprised of a team of dedicated professionals focused on providing a full suite of merger and acquisition advisory services. These services include sell-side and buy-side advisory services, management buyouts, recapitalizations, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, go private transactions, special committee presentations, and fairness opinions. Our Mergers and Acquisitions team provides expertise in several industry sub-sectors. In addition, we also offer expertise in a broad range of industries in alignment with our Industry Practice Groups.

The Real Estate Investment Banking Group structures innovative real estate solutions for corporate and commercial bank clients. Through lease financing structures such as Sale-Leasebacks, Build-to-Suit Operating Leases, and Synthetic Leases, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey purchases or constructs properties that are then leased back to clients at competitive rates. We provide a full range of advisory capabilities to service our clients, and all products are structured to qualify under relevant tax and accounting rules.

Asset Securitization

Through asset securitization, the Asset Securitization Group pools and repackages asset cash flows into securities, which are then financed through the capital markets. Our products give our clients access to highly structured, lower-priced debt.

Industry Practice Groups

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's Industry Practice Groups work closely with our Product Groups to provide a universal banking platform focused on the integrated delivery of traditional investment banking and commercial banking products through a single, client-focused coverage team. We add value by developing strategic ideas and executing on financial solutions including capital raising and merger and acquisition advisory services for our clients in the following industries:

Consumer and Retail

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's Consumer and Retail Practice Group provides comprehensive services and solutions tailored for our clients' needs. The Consumer Practice Group focuses on the following industry sub-sectors: Consumer Products and Services (Household Products, Health and Beauty, Leisure, Lawn and Garden, and Pet Supplies), Retail (Apparel, Footwear and Accessories, Department, Auto Parts, Drug, Home Decor, and Specialty), Food and Beverage, and Restaurants and Food Service. The Consumer Group offers clients a wide range of expertise in program lending solutions, debt and equity capital raises, and merger and acquisition transactions.


Our Diversified Practice Group provides strategic financial solutions to the following industry sub-specialties: Building Products and Packaging, Transportation and Logistics, Industrials and Chemicals, Aerospace, Defense and Government Services, Business Services, and General Diversified. The Diversified Group offers clients a wide range of expertise in complex multi-product solutions combining debt capital markets, equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and traditional banking products and services.

Basic Materials and Packaging

The Basic Materials and Packaging team, a sub-sector of our Diversified Practice Group, serves clients in the building products and services, paper and packaging, forest products and metals and mining sectors. The team's goal is to become a broadly recognized industry group within the financial and industry community. They achieve their goals by providing unbiased advice, comprehensive solutions and delivering the full suite of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's products and services to targeted clients, sponsors and prospective clients.


SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's Energy Practice Group provides comprehensive services and solutions tailored for our clients' needs. The Energy Group focuses on the following industry sub-sectors: Exploration & Production, Midstream (Pipelines and Logistics), Power & Utilities, Refining / Marketing, and Oilfield Services. The Energy Group offers clients a wide range of expertise in syndicated finance, public offerings, private placements, tax exempt finance, derivatives, project finance, and merger and acquisition transactions.

Financial Services and Technology

SunTrust Robinson Humphrey's Financial Services and Technology Practice Group provides comprehensive services and solutions tailored to our clients' needs, encompassing the following industry sub-sectors: Depository Institutions, Specialty Finance, Insurance and Insurance Services, Asset Management, Information and Data Services, Transaction Processing, and Financial Technology and Outsourcing. The Financial Services and Technology Group offers clients a wide range of expertise in STRH’s full suite of products, including equity and debt capital raising, financial risk management, merger and acquisition transactions, and traditional banking products.

Financial Sponsor Group

The Financial Sponsor Group (FSG) delivers Private Equity firms the full suite of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s industry knowledge and product capabilities, including M&A, equity capital markets and leveraged and syndicated Finance. The Group is focused on helping its Private Equity Clients identify, acquire and finance new portfolio companies, in addition to supplemental acquisitions for existing portfolio companies. The group also works closely with its clients to formulate and execute liquidity strategies for their investments via the M&A or equity markets that maximize value to the firm and its investors. In order to offer its clients insightful advice and comprehensive execution capabilities, FSG partners closely with STRH investment bankers in all industry sectors and product areas. FSG effectively serves as the entry point for Private Equity clients to all of STRH’s capabilities, serving as a single point of contact to help deliver consistently strong advice and execution quality. Our team of FSG senior professionals has a significant amount of direct transaction experience with private equity firms, covering close to 80 private equity firms on an active basis.


Our Healthcare Group has delivered consistent results for our clients by offering targeted services focusing on the following industry sub-sectors: Healthcare Facilities, Healthcare Services, Benefits Management, Equipment and Supplies, Life Sciences, and Specialty Pharmaceuticals. The Healthcare Group offers clients a wide range of expertise in public offerings, private placements, tax-exempt finance, and merger and acquisition transactions.

Media and Communication

The Media and Communication practice works with leading companies and entrepreneurs in our focused industries to deliver STRH’s universal banking platform. The product suite includes mergers and acquisition advisory services, private and public capital markets underwriting and placement for both debt and equity securities as well as other financial management tools, including derivatives. Our industry coverage includes cable, wireless/wireline, fiber, internet infrastructure, digital media, radio and TV broadcasting and publishing sectors.

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Why SunTrust Robinson Humphrey?

Who we are
  • We're a full-service corporate and investment bank.
  • Our headquarters is in Atlanta, but we have offices across the country.
  • We provide comprehensive service to a variety of corporate and institutional clients nationwide.
  • We've been around more than 100 years offering commitment,leadership and trustworthy services to all of our clients.
Working at STRH
  • You get the responsibilities and opportunities to make an impact early on.
  • We invest in your development with comprehensive training, networking activities and a mentor program.
  • The skills and experience you gain with us will be invaluable to your career and your success in the industry.
How we are different
  • We have large firm capabilities in a boutique firm culture.
  • We facilitate interaction between senior bankers and teammates of all levels.
  • We boast a strong entrepreneurial spirit and one team mindset.
  • We truly believe in putting clients first
  • We have a dynamic and collegial work environment
  • We encourage our teammates to play an active role in shaping our future.
Why choose STRH?
  • BusinessWeek dubbed us one of the "Best Places to Launch a Career"
  • made Atlanta #10 on its top cities for recent grads.
  • We're one of the top ten banks in the U.S which means plenty of career opportunities for you.
  • Our business continues to grow and our teammates continue to have a say in the future of our future
  • We want our teammates to excel and give them everything they need to do so.
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What do you need to get started?

  • Completed junior year and entering final year in the fall semester of a BA/BS degree; any major
  • Overall minimum GPA of 3.0 required
  • Finance and/or accounting coursework preferred
  • Proven analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Strong interest in finance and investment banking
  • Solid leadership and interpersonal skills
  • High degree of academic and extracurricular achievement
  • Proven ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Willingness to commit substantial time and energy to the program
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What is the next step?

If you attend a school where SunTrust interviews on campus, please submit your resume directly through your school's career services office. View our Campus Recruiting Calendar for a list of schools we will be visiting.

If we will not be coming to your campus, select Search Open Positions and then review the instructions. Click on the Advanced Search link, and select the Training Programs/Internships job category and the geographic region(s) of interest to you.

As a result of the competitive nature of our internship programs and high volume of interest, recruiters will only contact the most qualified candidates for further consideration.

SunTrust is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/V/D.

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