Los Angeles Finance Unpaid Internship

Global Emerging Markets - Los Angeles, CA

Internship

Overview:

This global investment firm is looking for a qualified intern. The position is based in Los Angeles.

This is a unique opportunity providing exposure and experience in the public, private equity and asset management field with a premiere Alternative Investment Group. We are looking for well structured, quality oriented and extremely driven individuals to perform industry, company, financial research & analysis, origination and business development, marketing support, and general operational & administrative duties, to support the accomplished team of Investment Professionals and staff of the Los Angeles office of the Global Emerging Markets (“GEM”). The interns will work alongside, and learn from this accomplished team.

Global Emerging Markets ("GEM") was founded in 1991. The firm is an alternative investment group that manages a diverse set of investment vehicles focused on emerging markets across the world. For more information regarding the group please visit: www.gemny.com

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct proactive research including daily cold calling and cold emailing efforts to identify leads on new public and private equity transaction opportunities.
  • Evaluate new investment opportunities for the firm’s various investment strategies, perform financial analyses, industry research, and prepare deal screening memos to be reviewed by the investment committee.
  • Collaborate with the transaction team member(s) through the structuring, execution and follow-on process.
  • Identify industry segments/niches that possess businesses that match our investment criteria.
  • Organize, manage and track transactions – prepare press books and perform other marketing functions.
  • Perform administrative duties such as answering the telephone, receiving packages, shipping, amongst a variety of other office related duties.

The ideal candidate must possess (proven) very strong verbal and written communication skills. The individual must be highly motivated and must be a self-starter. Our preference is for candidates whom speak a variety of languages, English (MUST speak and write fluently), Mandarin/Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese, Arabic, Russian, Turkish, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Scandinavian, but not all are requirements.

Requirements:

  • Candidate for a bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, sales and marketing.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Relationships, knowledge of or previous/current work experience in global / emerging / developing markets.
  • Entrepreneurial drive and commitment to work as an effective team member.
  • Ability to wear multiple hats and manage different tasks associated with a start-up office environment.
  • Desire to build a successful career in Public and Private Equity investing.
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.A. and Los Angeles-based.
  • Proficiency with PC programs (Bloomberg, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Compensation: Unpaid, however candidate may transition into formal role with compensation provided performance is exceptional.

Full / Part Time position(s) available – selection will be based on language and geographic distribution.

Please address resume and cover letter to:

Bobby Baker

GEM

Subject line: LA Internship Position

Job Type: Internship

Salary: $0.00 /month

Experience:

  • Finance: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • Los Angeles, CA (Required)

Language:

  • Dutch (Preferred)
  • Korean (Preferred)
  • Spanish (Preferred)
  • Arabic (Preferred)
  • Mandarin (Preferred)