AB | New York, NY

Posted Date 9/14/2017


Job Description


We are seeking talented, highly motivated undergraduate students who have demonstrated significant academic achievement, intellectual curiosity and an interest in financial services. AB’s Rotational Associate Program is designed to provide a select group of graduates with first-hand exposure to careers in asset management, investment research and financial services. The Associate hired into Fixed Income will participate in 4 six-month rotations over a two-year period.

Job Qualifications

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

  • May or June 2018 Bachelor’s degree candidates in business, finance, economics, math, computer science, engineering or liberal arts
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better
  • Candidates must be able to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship (now or in the future)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with others as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented, ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment

Upon successful completion of this program, Associates will review available career paths with program leaders to determine their next opportunity (based on the firm’s needs and the Associates’ interests).

Department Description

Portfolio Management: the role exposes the Associate to the overall investment process and allows the Associate to experience how both quantitative and fundamental research is used in the context of managing both constrained and unconstrained Fixed Income portfolios.

Economic Research: Associate is introduced to the Global Economics Team’s research process. The Associate works with senior economists helping to produce reports on various macroeconomic topics that are relevant to the investment process.

Fixed Income Quantitative Research/Risk Management Rotation: The Associate gains exposure to both quantitative research and risk management. Assignments provide the opportunity to experience a broad range of fixed income asset classes.  

Fixed Income Trading: the role exposes the Associate to the process of implementing research ideas into the fixed income portfolios. Associate will support more senior traders in day to day trading processes and ad hoc projects.

Fundamental Credit Research: Associate supports senior analysts with fundamental and relative value analysis of High Yield, Investment Grade, Emerging Market and Municipal credits. The goal is to develop a skill set which can permit the individual to gain meaningful insight into the career of a senior credit analyst.



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 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

Please submit your resume to AB Careers at to Job ID 8908.

Undergrad | Internship

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