Full Job Description
American Century Investments® is a leading global asset manager with over 60 years of experience helping investors achieve their financial goals. Serving a broad client base including financial advisors, institutions and individual investors, we offer a wide range of investment strategies across a variety of investment disciplines.
Privately controlled and independent, we focus solely on investment management. This empowers us to align our decisions with client expectations and concentrate on their long-term money management needs.
We are committed to providing institutional-quality, actively managed solutions with a performance-centered mindset. Our expertise spans global growth equity, global value equity, disciplined equity, multi-asset strategies, global fixed income, alternatives and ETFs.
Our culture of winning behaviors exemplifies our dedication to clients every single day. Delivering investment results enables us to distribute over 40% of our dividends—or more than $1.5 billion since 2000—to the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, a 550-person, non-profit biomedical research organization with a controlling interest in American Century Investments. Our dividend payments provide ongoing financial support for the Institute’s work of uncovering the causes, treatments and prevention of life-threatening diseases, like cancer.
Headquartered in Kansas City, MO, we also have offices located in New York; London; Hong Kong; Sydney; El Segundo, CA (Los Angeles area); and Mountain View, CA (Silicon Valley).
For more information, please visit americancentury.com.
Are you seeking an opportunity to engage directly with the asset management markets through a reputable firm in KC?
Here at ACI, we have crafted a robust internship experience, with continual training and mentoring throughout the summer. Interns will then apply that knowledge to significant opportunities and projects.
In this internship, you will...
Develop a keen understanding of client marketing & engagement, the financial services industry and climate, and our investment strategies
Build targeted marketing campaigns for clients (Corporate, Public, Pension Plans, Healthcare Institutions, Endowments, Sovereign Wealth, etc.)
Craft and execute client engagement programs through various physical and virtual platforms (informative seminars and debates, virtual roundtables, etc.)
Partner with our marketing department and creative groups to build upon team initiatives
Here are some attributes that we are looking for in our next intern:
Model the American Century Investments Winning Behaviors- Client Focused, Courageous and Accountable, Collaborative, Curious and Adaptable, Competitive Drive
Passion for gaining experience within the finance industry and an aim to learn more about client relationships and market engagement
Here's what will make you standout:
A current Junior or Senior Undergraduate/Masters, currently enrolled full time in Business, Economics, Marketing and/or Finance
A strong understanding of financial processes, with the ability to understand marketing tactics and strategies through the use of data and market research
Here's Why You Should Choose ACI:
Our interns receive competitive pay, as well as 401k eligibility for contributions
Mentor Program: a designated mentor will be assigned to you during your time with us to provide career coaching and mentorship
Housing assistance for any interns that join us with a permanent residence outside of the Kansas City Metro Area
Access to Business Resource Groups that you can ally and participate in (Diversity, Women in Finance, LGBTQ+, Emerging Professionals, Veterans)
Casual dress code, Business dress code for external meetings
A robust social and philanthropic calendar of events hosted just for interns!
10 Week Program
40 hours a week, typically between 8am-5pm CST
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
EOE Policy Statement : American Century Investments believes all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunity and advancement opportunities without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age for individuals forty years of age and older, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, and any other basis protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. ACI does not discriminate or adopt any policy that discriminates against an individual or any group of individuals on any of these bases.