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.
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...
Work alongside sales and service associates to contribute to the day-to-day completion of critical business development and client servicing tasks
Shadow and listen in on calls with prospects, consultants and clients to understand the positioning of American Century's investment strategies and the variances of client needs and goals
Work on projects that help drive sales success and client retention globally
Have the opportunity to interact with business partners such as institutional operations, marketing, competitive analysis and client portfolio management
Here are some attributes that we are looking for in our next intern:
A current Junior or Senior Undergraduate/Masters, currently enrolled fulltime in Business, Marketing and/or Finance or related fields
Someone who will model the American Century Investments Winning Behaviors- Client Focused, Courageous and Accountable, Collaborative, Curious and Adaptable, Competitive Drive
Interest in and understanding of global business and/or global markets
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:
Problem solving skills. We will task you with a range of projects that will require you to understand client needs and support the delivery of solutions. Having an analytical and innovative approach will help you to reach solutions faster.
Willingness to take opportunities. We are global company offering many opportunities. Jumping at the chance to seek a new meaningful and exciting project will show that you’ve got the motivation and drive to be successful in this role.
Outgoing, sociable networker. You will engage with business leaders across the firm.
Client centric. Able to help seek client problems while maintaining a professional, problem solving mind-set – a dedication to keeping clients happy will go far.
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!
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.