2021 Summer Intern - Bus Dev Research, US - Soph

Employer
PIMCO
Location
Newport Beach, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 08, 2020
Closes
Oct 08, 2020
Ref
8011755
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About Us:

We are PIMCO, a leading global asset management firm. We manage investments and develop solutions across the full spectrum of asset classes, strategies and vehicles: fixed income, equities, commodities, asset allocation, ETFs, hedge funds and private equity. PIMCO is one of the largest investment managers, actively managing more than $1.92 trillion in assets for clients around the world. PIMCO has over 2,800 employees in 17 offices globally. PIMCO is recognized as an innovator, industry thought leader and trusted advisor to our clients.

PIMCO is one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers with thousands of professionals around the world united in a single purpose: creating opportunities for our clients in every environment. Since 1971, we have brought innovation and expertise to our partnership with the institutions, financial advisors and millions of individual investors who entrust us with their assets. We aspire to cultivate performance and leadership through empowering our people, diversity of thought, and a commitment to an inclusive culture that engages in our global communities.

Position Description:

See yourself as a Business Development Research (BDR) Analyst
The Business Development Research (BDR) Group is responsible for various research and analysis functions related to sales and business activity including competitor research; analysis for investment strategies; product and financial market data analysis; business activity; and trend analysis. The group's responsibilities include the identification and assessment of related data and research sources and tools. The group maintains a strong understanding of PIMCO's investment strategies and the institutional marketplace to deliver the latest analysis to our management teams and client management and sales professionals. BDR is innovative in finding solutions and interacts with various businesses across PIMCO in carrying out various research, technology, and strategic initiatives.

BDR interns will fill an integral role in the continued success of the Consultant Relations, OCIO, Alts and Equity Marketing team. Working closely with their mentors, interns will engage in solutions-oriented projects as well as assist in day-to-day BDR activities to support overall sales efforts. Interns will work with PIMCO investment professionals, and occasionally, investment consultants and clients. Further, interns will be strongly encouraged to offer out-of-the-box ideas to enhance new and existing best practices. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to learn a variety of financial markets tools and PIMCO proprietary systems related to the business aspect of the investment management industry.

The PIMCO Internship Experience:
  • The PIMCO Internship Program runs for 10 weeks beginning in early/mid-June 2021
  • Join us for a variety of cross-divisional education, networking & social events!
  • Your supervisor, peer mentor, senior leaders and team offer guidance and mentorship throughout the summer
  • You'll receive feedback at mid- and end-of-summer as part of a formal review process to keep you on the path to meeting your summer goals !
How you should apply:
Applications open July 1, 2020. We review applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply by submitting your resume, cover letter & unofficial transcript as soon as you are ready.
What to expect during the interview process:

  • If selected to move forward, you'll meet with us during final-round interviews conducted live via Webex. Interviews typically consist of behavioral and technical concepts.
PIMCO is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive, cognitively diverse environment.

For more information on PIMCO and Career Opportunities, please visit www.pimco.com/careers

Position Requirements:

2021 Summer Internship - Business Development Research (BDR) Analyst, US
Internship positions are located at PIMCO's Newport Beach, CA Headquarters.
You're eligible to apply if you:

  • Are an undergraduate currently pursuing a degree with an expected graduation date of December 2022 - June 2023 (Sophomores)
  • Have a minimum 3.2 cumulative collegiate grade point average on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent) at an accredited 4-year college or university
  • Are business proficient in English
You'll Excel as a BDR Analyst if you:

  • Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including knowledge of VBA
  • Are strongly analytical; have strong problem solving skills, are both quantitative and qualitative
  • Possess familiarity with financial markets and strong interest in learning about the investment management industry, competitive landscape and client, prospect, and consultant relationships
  • Have excellent time management skills and ability to flourish in a challenging, fast-paced, professional environment
  • Are committed to quality and attention to detail; ensure that work is complete, accurate and on time
  • Have strong communication skills and ability to interact professionally with all levels of internal and external personnel in both written and verbal communications
  • Ideal candidates will have experience or prior college internships in a financial, client-oriented role
  • Are ethical, collaborative, organized, flexible, high energy, self-starter, accountable, humble


Benefits:

PIMCO is committed to offering a comprehensive portfolio of employee benefits designed to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Benefits vary by location but may include:
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance and travel coverage
  • 401(k) (defined contribution) retirement savings, retirement plan, pension contribution from your first day of employment
  • Work/life programs such as flexible work arrangements, parental leave and support, employee assistance plan, commuter benefits, health club discounts, and educational/CFA certification reimbursement programs
  • Community involvement opportunities with The PIMCO Foundation in each PIMCO office

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