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Intern, Office of Investments

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The Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research University. Our groundbreaking discoveries in basic and clinical research are transforming medicine. We share a singular commitment to advancing science for the benefit of humanity. Our collaborative culture drives each of us to achieve a higher level, fueling the breakthroughs for which we are known. 

Office of Investments

The Office of Investments oversees an endowment of $2.8 billion, broadly diversified across a range of asset classes. The primary role of the endowment is to advance the research mission of the University through support of the annual operating budget.

Endowment assets are invested in public securities, including U.S. and non-U.S. equity and fixed income securities, and private investments including private equity, venture capital and real assets. The assets are invested by external investment managers through separate accounts or commingled vehicles, including funds, trusts and limited partnerships. 

The current professional staff includes the Chief Investment Officer, one Senior Director, one Senior Investment Associate, and two Analysts. We are a scientifically rigorous, strategically focused, creatively balanced group built for the future. Come join us!   

This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Assist Investments Office in organizing and entering manager data including performance data for new and prospective investments.
  • Assist in entering data and building out systems to track underlying endowment liquidity.
  • Aid in integrating and testing operational systems to automate investment data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Assist building investment analytic capacity by centralizing key data collection of new and on-going investments, such as liquidity terms, holdings and performance details, and communications from fund managers.

Qualifications:

  • Keen interest in investments and asset management.
  • Adept at using computers and Microsoft Excel.
  • Understanding of basic mathematical concepts and comfort working with data.
  • Detail oriented with ability to ensure data accuracy.
  • A highly motivated and organized individual with a willingness to learn and to contribute to the team.
  • The ability to solve problems, be detail oriented and be conscientious about all work completed.
  • Ability to work in a professional and confidential environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to navigate a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously.

Application Instructions

Please email your resume and a cover letter indicating your availability (days/times) per week to resumes@rockefeller.edu. The internship will be hybrid with some work from the Rockefeller University campus required.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

The Rockefeller University is the world’s leading biomedical research University. Our groundbreaking discoveries in basic and clinical research are transforming medicine. We share a singular commitment to advancing science for the…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    January 3, 2022
  • End Date
    June 30, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    December 15, 2021
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Hours Per Week
    10-15 hours/week

How to Apply

Please email your resume and a cover letter indicating your availability (days/times) per week to resumes@rockefeller.edu. The internship will be hybrid with some work from the Rockefeller University campus required.

Please email your resume and a cover letter indicating your availability (days/times) per week to resumes@rockefeller.edu. The internship will be hybrid with some work from the…

Location

On-site
1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, United States

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