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Summer Intern - Performance Specialist

Summer Intern - Performance Specialist

Investment Support


A ten week internship program designed to provide valuable career experience for students who wish to apply their education and skills in a fixed-income-oriented work environment.   This is an intensive program that mirrors the responsibilities of an entry level position within the Firm. Participants get on-the-job training as well as technical and business-oriented education.


  • Assists in the creation of performance scorecards
  • Assists in the implementation of new system functionality and process enhancements
  • Assist in preparing analyses for Client Services, Investment Management and Risk
  • Assist in creation of performance reports for Portfolio Managers and Marketing Executives
  • Interfaces with other departments, including Portfolio Management, Client Services and Marketing to complete ad hoc requests and exchange information


  • Basic knowledge of performance calculations and related analytical calculations
  • Basic knowledge of GIPS guidelines
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and a basic knowledge of Microsoft Access are required
  • Good organizational skills

Academic Qualifications:

Student with a proven record of academic excellence and achievement.