Intern - The Lerner Group
Deerfield, IL 
Posted 2 months ago
Job/Internship Description

Your Future Team

At The Lerner Group, our four generations of advisors are deeply dedicated to our clients. We are trusted partners with the individuals, families and businesses we serve, while providing financial advice and investment guidance as true fiduciaries. The Lerner Group believes that values and investments must coincide. This approach strengthens communication, education and wealth planning decisions throughout all generations. We are:

  • Adaptable. You have the natural need to achieve objectives despite the hurdles that may come along the way. You are ready to join a fast-paced environment and are adaptable to change.
  • Agile. You are comfortable navigating ambiguity. You remain positive under pressure and know how to influence stakeholders even when the situation might be complex.
  • Team player. You love collaborating and sharing ideas. You trust your teammates and offer support.
  • Clear communicator. You're great at getting and giving respectful and productive feedback to candidates and colleagues.
  • Organized. You are able to prioritize. You create clear and logical processes to support your work and that of the organization.

Summary of Position:

The Internship Program with our team is year-round and we are open to either part-time or full-time for this role. You will be in this role as a long program with the aim to deliver impressive professionals and future leaders, through project work, on-the-job training and related development. You will report to the Operations Manager. #LI-Onsite

Internship Description:

  • Work with Lerner's Leadership Team
  • Prepare portfolio reviews for client meetings
  • Take ownership of individual projects as assigned by the Lerner working team(s) (advisory, insurance, marketing, portfolio, or estate)
  • Participate in meetings across the entire team and prepare related follow-up items
  • Help facilitate orders and vendors for both office locations
  • Coordinate travel for Partners and Advisors when needed


Our internship program focuses on hiring rising senior undergraduate students who meet most or all of the following (depending on the role):

  • Current full-time undergraduate student with a preferred GPA of 3.0 or above
  • You are pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a related discipline
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent problem-solving and trouble shooting skills
  • Strong sense of personal courage and development
  • Flexible, resourceful, and quick to learn
  • Solid written and active communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Hightower is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer-related), gender identity or expression, genetic information including sickle cell or hemoglobin C trait, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local law.

You are a U.S. citizen, U.S. permanent resident or have other unrestricted U.S. work authorization and will not require sponsorship for U.S. work authorization now or anytime in the future.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full or Part Time
Period of Employment
Type of Compensation
College Credits Earned
Tuition Assistance
Required Student Status
Preferred Majors
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