Investment Analyst Intern (Summer 2019)

Indiana Public Retirement System - Indianapolis, IN4.1

TemporaryEstimated: $48,000 - $65,000 a year
Skills

ABOUT US

Indiana Public Retirement System (INPRS) is among the largest 100 pension systems in the United States. INPRS serves the needs of approximately 473,000 members and retirees representing approximately 1200 employers, including public universities, school corporations, public safety, municipalities and state agencies. The Indiana Public Retirement System is a public pension fund who manages approximately $34 billion in assets, making it one of the largest in the United States.

OVERVIEW

We are seeking an Investment Analyst intern for Spring and Summer 2019 in our Investment Department. This position will assist the INPRS Investment Team managing the $34 Billion investment portfolio. The position has the potential to involve in all aspects of investment management including asset allocation, risk management, evaluation of strategies, manager due diligence and selection, and portfolio monitoring, depending on the specific projects available during the course of the internship. The position interacts with a wide variety of institutional-quality external investment managers in asset classes such as public/private equity, fixed income, commodity, real estate, and absolute return.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Conduct and complete special projects related to the ongoing development of the INPRS investment program.
  • Provide support in portfolio analysis.
  • Review portfolio risk / return profile and performance through research and analysis of portfolio strategies, securities holdings, and performance attribution analysis.
  • Assist in the research and evaluation of the manager universe to help identify candidates for inclusion in the strategic asset allocation.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Considerable skill in research and analysis of large amounts of information.
  • Skill in prioritizing assignments to manage workload in a dynamic environment and in completing work with a high degree of detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate project progress and final results to the investment team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, agency staff, and external contacts.
  • Considerable skill with the Microsoft Office Suite.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Knowledge of basic investment concepts.
  • Knowledge of basic statistical concepts.
  • Related internship experience is desired, but not required.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to our designated careers email stating if you are seeking an internship in the Spring or Summer 2019. For more information about our organization, please visit the INPRS website: http://www.in.gov/inprs.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Types: Temporary, Internship