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Investment Consulting Internship

The role:

The intern will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of activities within Highland’s consulting practice and to build critical work experience in investment research, financial analysis, planning and client service.

You will:
  • Analyze investment strategies, structures and vehicles
  • Participate in meetings with investment managers and service providers
  • Conduct asset allocation and risk modeling studies
  • Create and deliver reports and presentations
  • Attend client meetings and investment/plan reviews
  • Assist with requests for proposals for client vendors, create client materials and complete performance calculations

We are seeking candidates that have:
  • Completed their junior year of a four-year degree in finance, accounting, economics, mathematics or a related field OR enrolled in a masters level program in any of the previously listed fields by the beginning of the internship
  • Proficiency with computers including MS Office (e.g. MS Excel, MS Word, MS Dynamics, and MS PowerPoint)
  • Exposure to financial software (e.g. Bloomberg, Morningstar Direct, Investment Metrics, etc.) and programming ability (e.g. in R, SQL, VBA, etc.) are preferred
  • The ability to perform work with a high degree of quality and timeliness
  • The ability to speak and write with specificity and knowledge in areas of responsibility

We offer:
  • Competitive compensation
  • Potential for hire in a full-time position after graduation
  • Stability— Highland has been in business for over 25 years and experienced significant growth with low employee and client turnover