Wall Street's Post-Zoom Interns Revive Work-and-Play-Hard Cycle
Friday, July 23, 2021 PM By Eric Krebs, Maria Heeter and Mary Biekert
JPMorgan, Goldman interns making the most of in-person work
Remote aspiring financiers feel left out from networking
(Bloomberg) Fourteen-hour workdays followed by late-night dancing at Phebe's
Tavern and Grill, the notorious intern bar. Coffee with the boss on JPMorgan Chase &
Co.'s ground floor. Impromptu rooftop gatherings with colleagues. Analysts shouting stock prices across a busy trading floor.
The Wall Street internship is back.
After a year of Zoom meetings and awkward virtual happy hours, New York's youngest aspiring financiers have returned to the offices of the city's investment banks, where they're making the most of the in-person mentoring and networking they've lacked throughout during the pandemic. It's the start of a broader return to normal for New York City's finance industry as firms grapple over how to bring back warkare catl