Summer Management Associate Program (SMAP)

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Mastering a Global Mindset

Our Summer Management Associate Program (SMAP) is a 10-week summer internship opportunity for high-performing, high-potential MBA and Master’s degree candidates looking to make an impact in helping to develop and implement the firm’s long-term objectives while responding to the increasingly dynamic financial services ecosystem.

Program Highlights

Each incoming SMAP cohort is a vibrant group of individuals that are entrepreneurial, self-directed, intellectually curious and experienced in leading complex projects with a global mindset. Programming includes:

  • An Executive Committee speaker series, including breakfast with the CEO
  • Learning & development opportunities (financial, technical and leadership topics)
  • Networking and teambuilding activities
  • Tour of the New York Stock Exchange and Opening Bell viewing
  • Business project(s) aligned to key priorities
  • Community Partnership event
  • Client opportunities

2021 Summer Management Associate Program applications will launch in Fall 2020. Please check back for updates.

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • Current MBA or Master’s degree candidates graduating in 2022. Preferred fields of study beyond MBA include Master’s in Financial Engineering, Technology Management, Analytics or Data Management.
  • Applicants with minimum of two years prior work experience are preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in management consulting, financial services, technology and/or a start-up environment.


Shayann Khanna

“I chose BNY Mellon because of the firm’s reputation for market leadership and innovation, particularly with distributed ledger and block chain technologies. The program is an opportunity for me to gain exposure to senior management and work on high impact business projects.”

— Shayaan Khanna, 2019 SMAP Associate, The Wharton School @ U.Penn


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