Liberal Arts Career Services
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Dimensional Fund Advisors, Portfolio Management Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11513

Fri, March 25, 2016

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 11513.


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 Portfolio Management group. The Portfolio Management team is responsible for the implementation of Dimensional’s investment philosophy. Portfolios are structured to target sources of higher expected return that have been identified and vetted by academia and Dimensional’s research team. 


Internships involve extensive projects working directly with Portfolio Managers on relevant investment topics such as trading cost analysis and portfolio engineering. Interns will gain in-depth knowledge of investment projects and present project results to management. Similar to the duties of an Analyst, interns are also responsible for supporting the day-to-day needs of the International Portfolio Management desk and investment staff. 


•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 
•Strong communication skills (verbal and written) 
•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 
•Proficiency in MS Excel 
•Knowledge of databases (MS Access, SQL) preferred 
•Ability to absorb and apply information from formal and informal learning experiences 
•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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