SOPHOMORE SUMMER LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

AB | New York, NY

Posted Date 9/20/2017
Description

Job Description

In line with AB’s commitment to diversity and inclusion we are seeking talented, highly-motivated undergraduate students from underrepresented populations in finance who have demonstrated significant academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and an interest in financial services. This program is designed to provide a select group of students with first-hand exposure to careers in sales, asset management, investment research and financial services.

Following 1-week of trianing, nterns will have the opportunity to work with and gain exposure to senior professionals across the firm. Each intern will rotate through two 4-week assignments with a different team. During each assignment, the interns will be tasked with a specific project with a goal of producing tangible accomplishments. The intern will help improve current processes and complete projects that will be useful well beyond the intern’s departure. Potential opportunities offered:

Investment Services: Assist senior members of research and trading teams in analyzing various sectors to identify investment opportunities.

Sell Side Equity Research:Acquire expertise in a sector working with a Senior Analyst who is a seasoned industry expert and learn in-depth analysis of the industry and companies

Technology and Operations:Work closely with the Technology and Operations teams and support them in various aspects of their work, including projects with the potential for significant business impact

Client Servicing: Learn about specific strategies we offer to clients, business development, client service, marketing, and the opportunity to develop strategic communication skills

Who Can Appply

Active participants of one of the following diversity organizations or members of a historically underrepresented group within financial services (women, people of color, LGBTQ+):

  • INROADS
  • America Needs You
  • JumpStart
  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund
  • Posse
  • Out for Undergrad
  • Girls Who Invest

Candidates should be top academic performers, be interested in the investment management industry and meet the following criteria:

  • May or June 2019 Bachelor’s degree candidates
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident 
  • Strong communication and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently while also being a strong team player
  • Some coursework in finance and economics is a plus

Job Requirements

  • Candidates must be available to work full-time from June through August.
  • It is not permissible to simultaneously take academic classes or hold other employment that will conflict with the internship schedule.
  • Selected candidates will need to successfully complete a thorough background check.

Company Description

AB is a research-driven investment firm that is global in scope and client-focused in its mission. Driven by a culture of relentless ingenuity, we have been in the investment management business for more than forty years. With over $500 billion in assets under management, AB provides a suite of diversified investment strategies to clients located in over 50 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific Rim. Our experienced team of over 400 investment professionals includes over 250 dedicated analysts who research investment opportunities across borders to meet a broad range of client requirements. The firm’s core investment experience includes value equities, growth equities, index management, core equities, multi-asset class, fixed income and alternative investments. AB’s subsidiary, AB Bernstein, is widely recognized as Wall Street's premier sell-side research and brokerage firm, with a global equity trading platform that spans the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Our research and trading capabilities are sought out by leading investment managers around the world, and we are annually ranked at the top of our industry by acknowledged arbiters. Through its integrated global platform, AB is well-positioned to tailor investment solutions for its clients.

How to Apply

In order to apply please submit your resume and cover letter to Sharlyn Harper at Sharlyn.harper@abglobal.com by October 4, 2017. The subject line should read “AB SSLP Application.”

Experience
Undergrad | Internship

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