Internship Opportunities

The Wesleyan Investments Office welcomes applications from Wesleyan students who wish to undertake an internship in the office. 

Position Summary

Interns in the Investments Office will gain a exposure to a wide variety of asset classes and work on meaningful projects that will have impact on the management of the Endowment.  Interns should be flexible and willing to work on data entry tasks, performance analytics, statistical analysis of manager and market performance and research project work.  To the extent possible, interns will be allowed to attend investment office staff meetings and meetings with Wesleyan managers.  
 
Interns are expected to work approximately 8 hours per week during the school year – please be aware of the required time commitment (exam periods and vacations are naturally not included in this expectation).  Additionally, interns should spend at least one summer working full-time with the Office.  This experience will serve interns extremely well in pursuing future internships and careers in finance.  An intern should have excellent analytical and writing skills, as well as a sense of humor, and all majors are encouraged to apply.  

Core Qualifications

  • Computer savvy with knowledge of Excel.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • A sense of humor.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Adherence to a strict code of ethics, confidentiality and conflict of interest policy.
  • A strong desire to support the University’s academic mission and competitiveness. 

To Apply

Candidates who are interested in being considered for an internship for the summer of 2014 are invited to apply. Please send a cover letter including a paragraph detailing your interest in the internship, a resume, writing sample and a self-reported unofficial transcript to kporter01@wesleyan.edu.  No phone inquiries, please.