Policy Research & Investment Intern

Finance & Accounting

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Why You Want To Work Here:

We’re a leading policy analysis firm, which advises institutional investors, hedge funds, private equity, and mutual funds on how public policy impacts the value of publicly traded and privately held investments. Our firm balances sophisticated policy and investment analysis in the financial services, healthcare, energy, and technology sectors, and advises some of the largest and most sophisticated institutional investors in the world. We’re looking for intelligent and motivated individuals who will be responsible for developing unique investment ideas based on exceptional policy analysis.

Duties of the Policy Research & Investment Intern:

  • Research changes in policy and evaluate importance of events
  • Compile policy changes and assess changes for market volatility and cause and effect relationships
  • Analyze client portfolios and assess risk / reward opportunities
  • Identify investments that have relationships with new and existing policy and assess future projections to make informed decisions on the behalf of clients
  • Meet / speak with clients to identify key changes and areas for improvement
  • Consult with clients on upcoming changes and take detailed notes on assessments
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements of the Policy Research & Investment Intern:

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree or current senior or grad student
  • Familiarity with consulting, banking, policy analysis, or a related field
  • High academic achievement, GPA, 3.2 and above
  • Exceptional MS Excel skills 
  • Experience in Bloomberg, R, or Python nice to have but not required
  • Able to express differentiated opinions clearly and forcefully, supported by robust analysis
  • Client servicing and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Able to develop and discern high-quality, value-oriented investment ideas 
  • Passion for combining policy and politics with investment and financial analysis 
Policy Research & Investment Intern
Washington, DC (Remote During Covid)
Multiple Openings
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