Employee Benefits and Programs

We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including:

  • Medical/Dental/Optical
  • Insurance plans for life, long- and short-term disability, travel, pets and personal liability
  • Generous holiday and vacation policies
  • Retirement benefits
  • Stock awards and discount stock purchases
  • Subsidized emergency child- and eldercare provision
  • Charitable matching programs
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits (U.S.)
  • Corporate discounts for gym, wireless, banking services and stationery supplies
  • jFIT corporate wellness program (U.S., UK), including participation in Corporate Challenges (Boston, NYC, London)
  • Weight Watchers (U.S.)

Diversity Programs

We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for employees of all nationalities, races, genders and educational backgrounds. We believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives.

Our diversity is built upon solid partnerships.

Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) - SEO is a non-profit organization that prepares young people of color for their careers through extensive training, mentorship and placement with a summer internship.

The Robert Toigo Foundation - The foundation is committed to bringing increased diversity to the finance industry through training, mentoring, tuition assistance and career support for its fellows. Partnership would offer early access to top minority MBA students as well as contact with a candidate pool of mid-career minorities.

Urban Leadership Fellows Program - This organization is committed to introducing graduating NYC public and parochial high school seniors to the finance industry through paid internships, mentoring and training.

Chicago Summer Business Institute - Founded in 1991 to provide paid summer internships for Chicago high school students and to introduce them to the financial services sector.

Jefferies Women’s Initiative (JWIN) partnership with 85Broads - Global network of 30,000 trailblazing women who are inspired, empowered and connected.

Educational Programs

We have a solid commitment to promoting and developing educational opportunities. Since 1981, we have granted academic scholarships to Jefferies family members, totaling nearly $8 million in awards.

Jefferies supports education and training to improve job performance and to enhance career growth. We offer employees tuition reimbursement, subject to Jefferies’ Tuition Plan and Tuition Reimbursement Policies and Procedures.

Wellness Programs

The overall health and wellness of our employees is a top priority. In 2011, we launched a global health initiative for our employees, providing them with the internal support and tools and resources necessary to live well-balanced lifestyles.