Podcast: Career Conversations

London, Career, Inside Lazard

July 28, 2023


Career Conversations is a podcast series created specifically for Lazard 2023 summer analysts and associates. Hosted by Tracey Abayeta from our HR team, the series aims to discuss career topics and provide advice as our summer class navigates their time at Lazard.

We will release new episodes over the course of the summer, focusing on different aspects of professional life and career development, with the goal of helping our analysts and associates thrive, and putting them on the path to a successful career in investment banking.

Episode 4 - Mistakes Happen: Move on Wiser

In the fourth episode of “Career Conversations” host Tracey Abayeta interviews Vice President Niral on how to bounce back from errors and use them as learning opportunities.

Episode 3 - Crave Feedback

In the third episode of “Career Conversations” host Tracey Abayeta interviews second-year Analysts Miriam and Isabelle on how to leverage and navigate feedback to enhance performance on the desk.

Episode 2 - Best Foot Forward

In the second episode of “Career Conversations” host Tracey Abayeta interviews two second-year Analysts, Miriam and Soumya, on best practices and tips for interns on how to make a strong first impression this summer.

Episode 1 - Mindset Matters: A Marathon Not a Sprint

In this episode, we explore the mindset interns need to adopt in order to get the most out of their summer spent at Lazard. Spiro Youakim, Managing Director within Financial Advisory in London, shares advice on how to prepare for an internship at Lazard, and explains how an internship can be thought of as a 10-week interview that is best approached as a marathon rather than a sprint.