Liberal Arts Career Services
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Dimensional Fund Advisors, Financial Advisor Services Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11512

Fri, March 25, 2016

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 11512.

Overview  

Dimensional Fund Advisors is seeking undergrad or graduate level students actively pursuing a degree to join our 2016 summer internship program. This twelve-week program will expose interns to the day-to-day activities of the Financial Advisor Services group. The Financial Advisor Services group is responsible for business development and retention activities for our fee-only Registered Investment Advisor clients. 


Responsibilities  

This position is best suited for candidates who are passionate about investing and want to work with clients. The internship will provide the opportunity to learn how Dimensional takes principles developed by academic research and applies them to the real world of investing. While integrating with the Client Services team for the summer, interns will work on various presentation and analytical projects. Interns will also complete a designated project under the supervision of the Client Services manager and present to the group at the end of the internship.  


Qualifications  

•Minimum GPA of 3.2; 3.5 or higher preferred 
•Currently enrolled in school as a junior going into senior year 
•Interest in financial markets 
•Excellent quantitative problem-solving and analytic skills 
•Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills 
•Detail-oriented, organized, highly motivated, and able to work independently and in a team environment
•Self-starter who is capable of managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines 
•Strong computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) with the ability to learn programs as needed 
•Intention to pursue outside investment-related education (e.g., CFA, CFP) 
•Must be authorized to work in one of the following countries without employer sponsorship: United States, EU, Singapore, Japan, or Australia. 


Please note that our internship recruiting season runs through March of 2016, so there may be some delay in responding to your application. 

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.

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