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We’re committed to empowering the next generation of young professionals. That’s why we offer you training, professional development, and a culture of mentorship and mobility. The goal is to help you cultivate the tools you need to build your career. If you're passionate, driven and ready to develop new ideas, we want to help you challenge your limits and launch your career. 

We’re looking for talented, highly motivated undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds and skill sets. Are you an academic achiever, intellectually curious and interested in financial services? AB could be the place for you.


Two Program Levels

This is your opportunity to get to know what it’s like to work at a leading asset-management firm. At the same time, you’ll be responsible for important deliverables with high visibility in a supportive, encouraging environment.

What to Expect

Business units across the firm offer 10-week internships for current college Juniors. These opportunities enable students to develop their interests, expand their skill sets and build invaluable relationships.

  • Opportunity to receive a full-time offer
  • Firmwide onboarding: engagement with senior leaders, participation in networking and social events, etc.
  • Mentoring programs
  • Ongoing training includes presentation skills, capital markets, software and collaboration skills

Who Can Apply

Undergraduate students who have successfully completed their junior year of college. Our typical candidates are looking to gain work experience in the financial asset-management industry. Some postgraduate level internships are also available.

What to Expect

Business units across the firm offer direct placement or rotational opportunities for graduating seniors. Typical positions include:

  • Direct-hire placements or two-year rotational programs depending on business
  • Firmwide onboarding: engagement with senior leaders, participation in networking and social events, etc.
  • Mentoring programs
  • Ongoing training including presentation skills, capital markets, software and collaboration skills

Who Can Apply

Graduates who have successfully completed their undergrad degree. Our typical candidates are looking to gain work experience in the financial asset-management industry. Some postgraduate level internships are also available.


Ongoing Recruiting Time Line

We are always looking for talented students interested in joining one of our programs. Applications will go live in June. The vetting and recruiting process will begin in August and continue through February of the following year. All of our Campus programs will kick off in June. Please note, we accept résumés year round and a member of our Campus Recruiting team will contact you when the application vetting process opens. We look forward to viewing your application!

Ongoing Recruiting Timeline: August, Recruiting Starts, Applications Open; September through February, Interviews, Offers Extended, Recruitment Concludes; June, Internship & New Grads Programs Start

Campus Program Offerings


Investment Services and Sell-Side Equity Research

AB Private Credit Investors (AB-PCI) is a private corporate-credit investing platform at AB offering direct lending capabilities to middle-market companies across industry sectors. AB-PCI focuses on directly sourced, privately negotiated investments in the primary-issue market while selectively pursuing opportunities in the distributed and secondary loan markets on a relative-value basis.

AB Fixed Income, the firm’s business unit dedicated to investing in bonds of all types, delivers a wide range of investment services to clients around the world. The unit manages assets for a broad spectrum of clients, including retail investors, high-net-worth individuals and major institutions. Our investment strategies are actively managed across the risk/return continuum, including interest rates and currencies, investment-grade and high-yield credit, emerging markets, securitized debt, and municipal bonds.

AB Equities manages assets for a wide variety of institutional, high-net-worth and retail clients. In addition to value and growth equities, we offer specialized portfolios including thematic, low-volatility and quantitative strategies. Our active, high-conviction equity strategies leverage differentiated research; they span geographies, capitalization ranges and investment styles.

Bernstein Research keeps clients at the forefront with the highest caliber of independent research, industry knowledge and trusted execution. The Bernstein Research team is organized into three main divisions: Research, Sales and Trading.

The Private Alternatives team invests directly across a wide array of private asset classes, including private credit, private equity funds and private equity co-investments, commercial real estate, and real assets. Interns typically spend time on our Private Alternatives Business Development team.

Our Investment Solutions and Sciences team develops leading-edge asset-allocation research and frameworks, portfolio-construction tools and data-science techniques to enhance AB’s advice and client strategies, and designs new capabilities to meet client needs. Its responsibilities include serving as a centralized strategic asset-allocation research function and a data-science center of excellence.

AB Multi-Asset Solutions actively manages a wide array of asset-allocation services for global institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail mutual fund investors. Using macro and quantitative research insights to develop innovative investment products and drive investment decisions, Multi-Asset Solutions oversees a range of investment services that are seeing strong growth with great potential.

Our Responsibility SBU is a team of subject-matter experts who partner with investors to develop ESG research insights and engage with issuers. In conjunction with our various ESG and climate working groups, the team develops proprietary frameworks and toolsets, manages our strategic ESG and climate partnerships, and develops training programs. The team also develops our firm’s approach to corporate responsibility and is responsible for partnering with our SBUs to embed our purpose and values into each SBU and region and strengthen corporate governance practices.


Client Services

Our Client Group and Private Wealth business units offer internships as well as rotational or direct placement opportunities for new grads, enabling them to develop interests, expand skill sets and build invaluable relationships.

The Client Group manages assets for clients through separate accounts, institutional accounts, commingled vehicles and mutual funds. The group is organized into five functional groups:

  • The Strategic Sales and Service department is responsible for selling and servicing AB’s mutual funds and separately managed account products, partnering with our external sales force, in our US Retail distribution channel. The group’s primary objectives are to promote the sales and distribution of the firm’s proprietary investment services through third- party distribution channels while thoroughly understanding client needs, assist in developing relevant sales ideas, create outcome-oriented solutions for clients, and support clients in developing sound business practices.
  • Business Development—This group serves as a conduit to the firm’s investment teams and supports clients and internal business partners through investment-platform and product content, messaging, competitive analysis, and education.
  • Product Strategy and Development—This unit designs, develops and manages the firm’s global lineup of investment services and considers clients’ evolving needs to identify new opportunities.
  • Marketing—This team promotes the firm and its services by creating, packaging and distributing content and messaging that engages diverse audiences through digital platforms and initiatives, strategic campaigns, and events.

Bernstein Private Wealth Management
 is a premier investment-management firm advising high-net-worth and ultrahigh-net-worth clients. Bernstein financial advisors and their teams support all aspects of the business, including asset-allocation recommendations, capital-markets positioning, portfolio analytics, and wealth and legacy planning for high-net-worth individuals and families.


Technical Community

Our Technology and Operations business units offer internships for rising juniors and rotational and direct-hire opportunities for graduating college seniors. We embrace innovation and technology to keep our clients and our firm at the leading edge. We offer many career paths for diverse thinkers in the technology community. 

The Software Development position offers a vast range of financial platforms and products across our business. Projects include:

  • Developing a system to identify trading opportunities
  • Implementing new quantitative models that enhance the portfolio- management process

The Infrastructure Engineering position supports the networks and systems that our employees rely on. Projects include:

  • Developing and implementing information-security protocols
  • Conducting research to enhance data-loss protection and antivirus systems

The Investment Operations team includes functions ranging from trading, pricing and risk reporting to account administration and client reporting. Projects include:

  • Streamlining trade communications and workflows between trading and operations
  • Overhauling the security reference master system of Bloomberg data

The Business Analysis team acts as the liaison between technology and business in designing solutions. Projects include:

  • Applying statistical and machine-learning techniques to predict future sales and stock prices 
  • Developing an automated tool to onboard new hedge funds

The Portfolio-Management Group supports portfolio-management teams; acts as the contact point with Trading, Operations and Sales; builds portfolios; and monitors asset exposures and allocations.



Our Corporate business units offer internships as well as rotational or direct placement opportunities for new graduates, enabling them to develop interests, expand skill sets and build invaluable relationships.

The Legal and Compliance Department is responsible for ensuring compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements to which we’re subject, protecting the firm from regulatory and reputational risk across the globe, and strengthening the firm’s culture of compliance. This is accomplished through collaborative partnership with the business units we support with thoughtful and timely advice. In addition, the department conducts global monitoring and training activities that detect, address and mitigate regulatory and reputational risk. The advice, coupled with monitoring and training activities, provides the framework to support the firm’s business strategy and objectives while maintaining a high standard for integrity.

Corporate Finance is responsible for providing credit and capital to meet the firm’s business needs. The group also functions as the primary point of contact for the maintenance of and adherence to AllianceBernstein L.P. and its subsidiaries’ and affiliates’ internal policies and procedures. Corporate Finance maintains a high degree of internal controls and seeks ways to improve services provided to its internal clients.

The People Department helps build the firm’s culture, drive its success and create a competitive advantage in the market. The People team supports AB’s business strategy by partnering across businesses and regions to align people initiatives with our strategic priorities to achieve the greatest impact. We understand that superior business performance is directly linked to investing in people; creating a diverse, inclusive and high-performance work environment; supporting personal and professional growth through learning and career-development opportunities; competitive and meaningful benefits and a wellness approach centered on the whole person; and building and sustaining a work environment where everyone’s feedback is valued and where both individual and team contributions are rewarded.


Reasons You’ll Love Being Part of Our Programs

Hybrid Work Model
Competitive Compensation and Benefit Offerings (New Grads)
Career Compassing
Networking + Exposure to Senior Leadership
Ongoing Training + Development

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Campus Program FAQs

  • When do applications open?
    • Please refer to our recruiting time line located above. The application period typically opens in early September and wraps up around April of the following year. 
    • Before we officially start the recruiting season in September, we’ll post a general-interest application during the first week of June for students who are strongly considering employment at AB. After you input your application, you’ll be asked to complete a brief questionnaire on your job interest, and you’ll see a time line for when positions will post in the fall. 
    • If you don’t complete a general-interest application in June, we look forward to receiving your résumé when jobs open in September. Please refer to the job board and sign up to receive job alerts.
  • For how long will positions be posted?
    • Positions will stay posted until filled. If you notice a position has been removed from the job board, it means the job has been filled. We recruit on a rolling basis until April 1.
  • Do you only offer internships during the summer? What about co-ops?
    • Internships are only offered during the summer. We do not currently offer co-ops.
  • Do you offer opportunities to freshman or sophomores?
    • We only offer opportunities to juniors and seniors at this time. However, please continue checking our web page for updates. 
  • Do you offer opportunities for MBA or PhD students?
    • We offer select opportunities for MBA students. A specific section under Campus Program Offerings details the business units that will offer master’s-level opportunities. Currently, we do not offer opportunities for PhD students. If you’re graduating from a PhD program, please review open opportunities on AB’s Career Page.
  • How can I find out which school AllianceBernstein will be visiting?
    • Make sure to check out the Events section on our website for all the dates and locations the team will be recruiting. 
  • What criteria is considered for the New Grad or Internship program? 
    • Program eligibility and role-specific criteria will be listed on every job description.
  • What makes your program unique?
    • We offer comprehensive, best-in-class programming to introduce you to the capital markets and asset management. In addition to a robust learning and development plan, we offer an elite mentorship program, career compassing to help you navigate your career, community outreach opportunities, and much more!
  • What are the benefits of working at AB? 
    • We offer benefit packages for our New Grad Program that are competitive with the market. Although an intern is not eligible for health insurance, PTO, etc., you will get to take advantage of our hybrid work schedule, office amenities, and our employee resource groups and wellness groups!
  • Do you sponsor visas? 
    • Depending on the role, we may provide visa sponsorship. Please review the specific job description to learn more.
  • Can I update my résumé/CV or other information after I submit my application?
    • Yes. You can log in to your Workday Home Account and update your personal information and application. For any other questions, please reach out to
  • How can I see where I stand in the application process? 
    • You can find application updates in your Workday Home Account. Please log in to your Workday Home Account for updates on your application status. If you're selected to move forward, an AB Campus Recruiter will also reach out to you using the contact information you provided. 
  • Can I reapply next year if my application has been rejected this year?
    • Yes, we encourage you to reapply next year, if you still meet the program criteria.
  • Can you tell me about AB’s culture?
    • At AB, we work every day to create a diverse, inclusive, connected and collaborative culture that empowers our people to become their best selves. That culture enables us to fully embraces our collective purpose: to pursue insights that unlock opportunity. At AB, we strive for an inclusive and collaborative culture. We are fully invested in our purpose, mission, values, strategy and brand, which form AB’s foundation and unifying framework. 
  • What are the values of the firm?
    • Our values are how we deliver on our collective purpose, and how we make a meaningful impact on our colleagues, clients and communities. We invest in one another, strive for distinctive knowledge, speak with courage and conviction, and act with integrity—always. At AB, how we work is important to us. We invest in one another, strive for distinctive knowledge, speak with courage and conviction, and always act with integrity. 
  • What is the firm’s brand promise?
    • At AllianceBernstein, we are fully invested in better outcomes.
  • What is AB’s mission?
    • Our mission is to help our clients define and achieve their investment goals.

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