Investment Research Summer Analyst

Organization
Align Impact
Deadline for Applications
03/31/2016
Contact Information
aligncareers@alignimpact.com

We are looking for an Investment Research Summer Analyst at Align Impact LLC, a joint venture of Abacus Wealth Partners and Aspiriant.  What is an Investment Research Summer Analyst, you ask? See below to learn more!

How to Succeed:

You will….

Conduct primary and secondary research on private markets investments (private equity, real assets and private debt)
Conduct primary and secondary research on public market investment managers and funds (equities, fixed income) to assess impact/ESG focus of strategies
Work with ESG/Impact Reporting and Measurement service providers to discover opportunities to collaborate to evaluate portfolios or investment managers
Work on building investment strategies and portfolio models for specific clients, including assessing their current investments and recommending solutions in the impact investment space across asset classes
Develop new materials on investment landscape in terms of impact categories, geographies and risk/return profiles of pipeline/database
Assist with building collateral around different impact themes, investment opportunities and issue areas, possibly co-authoring white papers, blog articles or articles in industry publications
Qualifications

Currently enrolled in Masters program (MBA or Finance focused)
Demonstrated interest in ESG/Impact Investing Space
Institutional investment experience preferred
Flexible and able to work within a small team and fast-paced environment
Entrepreneurial spirit and keen on taking initiative
Willingness to be located in Santa Monica, CA for the term of the internship
Next Steps

If you are interested and passionate about the impact investing space, share details of your interest / experience in sustainable / impact investing in your cover letter, attach it with your Resume and a writing sample, and send it our way to aligncareers@alignimpact.com