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Intern Analyst

Adara Partners is recruiting for an Intern Analyst for 12 months, commencing 1 July 2024.

The internship program provides an unparalleled opportunity for a student in their final or penultimate year of university to gain hands on corporate advisory experience.

The Adara internship program is unique in its offering, providing students with the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution in highly strategic and high-profile deals that have a direct impact on the lives of others. Whilst many internship programs exist in the market, this is a rare opportunity for someone to gain exposure to complex projects and work closely with professionals at the top of their field.

The intern will be invited warmly into the Adara family and will be provided with the trust to do more than watch from the sidelines. They will gain hands on experience, build their network, whilst continuously focusing on enhancing their academic, professional and personal development.

about adara partners

Adara Partners is a boutique corporate advisory firm, providing independent advice to Australia’s largest companies. We act as a trusted advisor to boards, senior management and significant shareholders on takeover defence, mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and other complex commercial problems.

Adara Partners crosses competitive boundaries, bringing together a Panel of 16 of the most senior members of the Australian financial and legal services industry.  Panel Members jointly lead mandates in pairs supported by highly experienced corporate advisory professionals.

100% of Adara Partners’ profits are donated to our international development arm, Adara Development, supporting its critical work with communities living in poverty in some of the world’s remotest places.

  • Fully paid internship
  • Join an internship focused on progressing your academic, professional, and personal development
  • Participate and observe high profile deals and projects
  • Be part of a leading ‘business for purpose’
  • Contribute in a meaningful way to a team that is making a global difference

The role will include:

  • Providing varied support to the Adara team on transaction advisory work and business development initiatives, including research and background financial and commercial analysis;
  • Preparing comprehensive and informative briefing notes on specific topics and industry trends of relevance to the Adara business activities;
  • Analysing company data, industry trends and market information and producing accurate, timely and comprehensible reports;
  • Undertaking research for business development and marketing purposes (e.g., tracking company announcements, monitoring potential opportunities and clients, considering target company lists); and
  • Assisting with presentation materials for client meetings
about you

To excel in this position, you will need to be:

  • In your penultimate or final year of university – completing a degree in business, finance, commerce, law or a combination of these.
  • Proactive, and thrive in a small, entrepreneurial and dynamic team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, data and research skills.
  • The ability to identify patterns and insights from data.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Confident using a range of programs, including the Microsoft Office suite, CRM systems, financial market/data systems (e.g., Bloomberg, FactSet, or similar).  
  • Maintain complete confidentiality with respect to all engagements, clients and sensitive information.
  • Have values aligned with those of the Adara Group, including a passion for social justice.

The right candidate for the program is someone who has a strong desire to achieve and has the academic and/or extra-curricular profile that supports this. They would be articulate, driven and motivated to make a difference in their line of work.

They would be compassionate, considered, and curious; have an entrepreneurial spirit, and an interest in social impact organisations and a strong desire to be part of Australia’s leading investment banking for purpose business.


Our offices are located in The Rocks, Sydney.

To support the safety of our teams and their families, and if you are not already vaccinated, candidates will be expected to agree to obtain COVID-19 vaccination and any booster vaccination in accordance with the recommendations and advice of local health authorities and/or the manufacturer of the COVID-19 vaccination.

how to apply

Please submit a Cover Letter addressed to Adara Partners, your CV and Academic Transcript to Ensure ‘Adara Partners – Intern Analyst application’ is the subject line.

Please read the detailed Job Description with Adara’s Cultures and Values found here.

All questions in relation to this role are to be directed to

Applications close on 9 June 2024.  Selected applicants will be requested to participate in an interview at Adara Partners’ offices.

Please note this position is based in Australia and candidates will require full Australian working rights.  Applications from outside Australia will not be acknowledged or considered.