Join Our Team at Ardea

At Ardea we foster a dynamic and collaborative work environment that empowers our employees. We take pride in providing our team with an impressive breadth of experience and the opportunity to engage in a vast array of challenging projects. The spirit of true partnership and teamwork is exemplified by our unwavering commitment to the client. We nurture a tight-knit community that promotes a culture of mutual support and collective advancement. We embrace collaboration and celebrate our achievements. We’re committed to the development of our people by offering mentorship, training programs, and a wealth of opportunities to expand their skills and accelerate their careers.

Ardea Candidates

A Team of Diverse Perspectives

Join a team where all employees—regardless of position—are treated like partners and are encouraged to think like owners and express their opinions. If you embody the qualities below, we’d love to hear from you.

Curiosity

  • Adaptability and agility
  • Open-minded questioning of the status quo
  • Quick, thoughtful response to evolving market dynamics and client needs
  • Ability to think on your feet

Diligence

  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to go the extra mile
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Timely execution
  • Passion for excellence and delivering high-quality outcomes

Entrepreneurship

  • Proactive approach to identifying and seizing opportunities
  • Independence of thought applied to continuously changing market conditions
  • Effective communication of ideas, goals, and visions

Client Focus

  • Innate commitment to understanding and meeting our clients’ needs
  • Eagerness to build client relationships and partnerships
  • Excellent listening skills
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Programs & Opportunities

Each year we recruit a small number of outstanding students for our analyst internship programs in New York City and London. High performing interns in New York City and London may be considered for a full-time position.

UK Autumn Internship Program

The analyst internship is for candidates currently in their penultimate year of study.

Open Positions: 1

Internship Date: September – December (3 months)

Application Submission: January

Eligibility: Students currently in their penultimate year of studies

US Summer Internship Program

The summer analyst internship is for candidates currently pursuing an undergraduate/master’s degree and is usually undertaken during the second or penultimate year of study.

Open Positions: 3

Internship Date: June – August (10 weeks)

Application Submission: January-February (a year in advance)

Eligibility: Students currently in their penultimate year of studies

UK Spring Internship Program

The analyst internship is for candidates currently in their penultimate year of study.

Open Positions: 1

Internship Date: January – April (3 months)

Application Submission: May

Eligibility: Students currently in their penultimate year of studies

UK Summer Internship Program

The analyst internship is for candidates currently in their penultimate year of study.

Open Positions: 1

Internship Dates: June – August (10 weeks)

Application Submission: September

Eligibility: Students currently in their penultimate year ofstudies

UK Spring Internship Program

The analyst internship is for candidates currently in their penultimate year of study.

Open Positions: 1

Internship Date: January – April (3 months)

Application Submission: May

Eligibility: Students currently in their penultimate year of studies

UK Summer Internship Program

The analyst internship is for candidates currently in their penultimate year of study.

Open Positions: 1

Internship Dates: June – August (10 weeks)

Application Submission: September

Eligibility: Students currently in their penultimate year ofstudies

Life at Ardea

Nurturing a Unique Culture of Partnership & Belonging

Ardea's success is the result of our culture of respect, trust, growth, and commitment. We take great pride in the work we do to support and nurture that ethos.

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“Joining Ardea is like becoming part of a close-knit team where everyone’s ideas matter. People help each other grow and there are ample opportunities to work on interesting projects, provide advice to clients, and make a personal impact along the way.”

Max Li

Associate

“At Ardea we’re people before bankers with our different backgrounds, interests, and personalities. If you’re having a bad day, you will always find someone that will cheer you up. We succeed all together here, striving for excellence while also enjoying the journey.”

Daniele Notarnicola

Analyst

“What was so unique about my internship experience at Ardea was being trusted to be involved in all the steps of the transaction process, fostering deep understanding and critical thinking. The mentorship program was invaluable, integrating me into the firm’s fabric even as an intern.”

Valentina Ricardo

Analyst