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Founded 40 years ago as the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is grounded in State Street's 225-year heritage of helping people manage their assets wisely. Today, we're the world's third largest asset manager with over $2.9 trillion in assets under management for more than 2800 clients, ranging from central banks and sovereign wealth funds, to pensions, foundations and investment advisors. Our Investment team designs and manages investment strategies as well as solutions for a broad spectrum of clients across the world. We are offering various internship opportunities across our multiple businesses, which include Active Fundamental Equities, Active Quant Equity, Global Beta Solutions, Global Fixed Income Currency and Cash, and Investment Solutions. Internship opportunities tracks include Portfolio Management, Research Analyst, and Portfolio Strategy roles. Internship opportunities are available in our Boston, Stamford CT, London and Krakow offices. RESPONSIBILITIES: The specific responsibilities you will have as an intern vary significantly depending on both on the selected role as well as the specific investment team you are assigned to. - As a Portfolio Management Intern, you will support PM's and Analysts in one or more of the following analyzing investment opportunities, analyzing portfolio exposures and performance, rebalancing portfolios, evaluating tactical investment decisions, and assisting with product development research. - As a Research Analyst Intern, you will work on research projects seeking to improve return and risk forecasting models, enhance portfolio construction and risk management processes, develop new investment strategies and/or pursue green field investment ideas. Some roles will be oriented towards candidates with interests and qualifications for quantitative research, while other Research Analyst Intern positions will be more fundamentally-focused. - As a Portfolio Strategy Intern, you will work on building portfolio summaries, monitoring portfolios, performance and attribution analysis, creating reports for risk analysis, understanding client parameters and monitoring. - As a Trade Desk Intern, you will support traders in one or more of the following areas: Equity markets in North and South America, Futures and other derivatives and Foreign Exchange trading. Additional work focuses on projects around regulatory changes, transaction cost analysis, and internal and external marketing materials. QUALIFICATIONS: All candidates irrespective of track of interests should possess or exhibit: - Positive attitude, strong work ethic, ability to execute independently yet also maintain strong team orientation - Passion for investment management, embrace teamwork, and possess high-end interpersonal skills and strong written and verbal communication capabilities. Additional desired qualifications for each internship track are: Portfolio Management and Portfolio Strategy Roles - Currently enrolled in a top MBA program or undergraduate studies with a focus in a finance-related discipline, targeting graduation in 2021 (or December 2020) - Investment management industry experience preferred - Familiarity with financial software and databases (eg FactSet, Bloomberg, Morningstar/Ibbotson, eVestment Alliance) - Well-developed quantitative skills - Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications Research Analyst Interns - Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree in progress, targeting graduation in 2021 (or December 2020), in a quantitative field from an accredited college or university - For quantitative research positions- strong skills and interest/passion in coding (experience in R, Python, Matlab and/or SQL preferred) - Strong problem-solving skills and analytical aptitude - Investment management industry experience preferred Trading Role - Currently enrolled in a top MBA program or undergraduate studies with a focus in a finance-related discipline, targeting graduation in 2021 (or December 2020) - Investment management industry experience preferred - Familiarity with financial software and databases (eg FactSet, Bloomberg) - Well-developed quantitative skills - Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
Across the globe, institutional investors rely on us to help them respond to challenges, and drive performance and profitability. We keep our clients at the heart of everything we do, and smart, engaged employees are essential to our continued success. Our promise to maintain an environment where every employee feels valued and able to meet their full potential infuses our values. It's also part of our dedication to inclusion, development and engagement, and corporate social responsibility. You'll have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. Join us. Please note that State Street Global Advisors is not accepting candidates that require visa sponsorship, at this time. State Street is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disability.