Public Finance Investment Banking Full-Time Analyst—Work with Municipalities and Governments on Public Projects

Location:  Los Angeles or San Francisco (Firm is still determining)

Timing:  Immediate


You’re the brains behind our work. You’re ready to bring your knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom, and Citi wants to help you get there. Whether it’s honing your skills or building your network, we know that success can’t come without growth. Our programs equip you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role on your team, and establish a long-term career at Citi.

Citi’s Institutional Clients Group (ICG) is looking for a full-time Analyst. ICG offers investment and corporate banking services and products for corporations, governments, and institutions around the world.  As an Analyst, you will join an intensive training program that includes both training sessions and real, on-the-job experience. We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

We’re committed to teaching you the ropes. The two-year Analyst Program started in June, and the person hired for this particular position will start immediately with an abbreviated, in-depth training program in NYC. Relocation back to California will be around September 1st, depending on the hiring schedule.  Public Finance professionals work hand-in-hand with city, state, and local governments and municipal authorities, providing capital formulation strategies on an array of public projects, including health care systems, utilities, highways, and schools. Often the work involves complex public/private partnerships, such as stadiums, airports or developer-related project financings as well as merger and acquisition advisory work, securitizations and derivative transactions.

Your time here will look something like this:

  • Learn a client’s historical financing trends
  • Research past uses of debt or derivatives and provide an overview of client’s debt position
  • Participate with bankers and clients in meetings and conference calls to review current market conditions and formulate future capital programs
  • Apply new financing, optimization, and hedging strategies to financial transactions based on the client’s financing needs
  • Assist in the execution of transactions
  •     Present documentation and pricing to investors and rating agencies
  • Coordinate credit and internal approvals, policy compliance, client entertainment, and deal closing
  • Research market, credit, tax, regulatory, accounting, legal, policy and issuer-specific issues relating to prior or future transactions

We want to hear from you if…

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in any major from a distinguished academic institution
  • You have strong quantitative and analytic skills
  • Your writing skills are superior
  • You have an interest in the public sector, with prior experience in a related field a plus

Who we think will be a great fit…

We’re looking for motivated individuals, who are eager to start their careers, naturally curious, and interested in business. We value diversity and so do you. We’ll also be looking for the following:

  • Ability to tackle problems with creative solutions
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Confidence and comfort with clients and senior executives
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Success working on a team


Department of Justice Jobs!


The California Department of Justice has multiple Staff Services Analyst (SSA) positions at its Sacramento offices. If you have a Bachelor’s Degree or you are a registered senior in a recognized institution, then complete the online exam and begin applying to these positions today!

The DOJ is also seeking a Seasonal Clerk for the Bureau of Firearms in Sacramento. An exam is not required for Seasonal Clerk and this is a great position for anyone interested in entering civil service.

Please note that application instructions and deadlines vary by position. Visit this site or search “staff services analyst” at Jobs.ca.gov to view the job announcement postings for more information. Should you have questions about DOJ vacancies or the application process, please do not hesitate to contact me.



Joseph Luna

Departmental Recruiter

Office of Human Resources

California Department of Justice

Joseph.luna@doj.ca.gov ǀ (916) 324-5030

Internships in Santa Barbara!


Santa Barbara County Employees Retirement System is looking for interns.

If interested please send Courtney Visueta your resume: Courtney.visueta@ucsb.edu

  Who we are:

Santa Barbara County Employees’ Retirement System (SBCERS) is an independent, multiple employer defined benefit plan (pension administration). SBCERS administers service retirement, disability retirement and death benefits on behalf of over 9,000 members and beneficiaries, serves 11 governmental employers within Santa Barbara County and invests more than $2.5 billion in assets.

Type of work:


  • CAFR – (Comprehensive Annual Financial Report)  assist with compilation of, and identifying and converting to new CAFR compilation program, under the direction of the Financial Accounting Manager.
  • Accounts payable – process payments.
  • Reconciliations


  • Cash monitoring – track private equity capital calls and distributions, and balance cash account.
  • Quarterly investment manager invoices – verify charges and set up cash transfers for management fees.
  • Monthly Compliance Report – confirm investment managers are in compliance with investment policies.
  • Monthly investment performance –  review and confirm manager performance reports.
  • Administrative – organize paper and electronic files.

Benefits Division

  • Statistical and data gathering for reporting on performance indicators; data mining.
  • Review of case files for completeness and accuracy.
  • Calculations of refunds and buybacks of contributions on members accounts.
  • Research and documentation of member accounts.
  • Assist with preparation of marketing material and information session for health insurance open enrollment (event planning).
  • Documentation of operational processes.
  • Customer service – front desk and incoming calls.
  • General administrative functions.

Summer Internship?

Do you have a summer internship? Do you need to be enrolled in a course for your internship? Do you need units for your CPA license?

Then the internship course through SBP is for you!

You can enroll in either:

Econ x430.98 – Accounting Internship Seminar (2 units)
Econ x430.99 – Business Internship Seminar (2 units)

Each internship requires:

  • 45 hours of employer contact
  • Enrollment via the extension website (see above) and completed questionare  prior to internship
  • Participation in one 3 hour seminar after the internship is completed; at which time students must give a 15 minute presentation on either an Accounting (x430.98) or Business (x430.99) topic related to your internship.

You may enroll in both courses but this requires:

  • 90 hours of contact time
  • 2 presentations
  • 2 – 3 hour class meetings

You should only be enrolled in both courses if you have an internship at an accounting firm.

All 4 units can  count towards your CPA license, but only 2 can be used towards the completion of the certificate.

If you have any questions please stop by the Career Connection office, NH 2119 or email Courtney(Courtney.visueta@ucsb.edu)