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Job Summary The Caltech Investment Office oversees the Institute's investment-management activities, including managing over $3.2 billion of endowment, trust and other assets, including real estate. The Investment Office, together with the Investment Committee, is responsible for selecting an asset allocation; evaluating, hiring and retaining external investment managers; as well as ongoing monitoring of macro and micro investment trends.
Ideally we're looking for a candidate with some previous internship and/or other relevant experience in a professional setting, however more important is a curiosity to learn about the institutional asset management business and process, a willingness to ask questions, and a drive to see projects through to completion.
Job Duties - Attending presentations with existing and/or prospective investment managers - Evaluating track record data (both qualitative and quantitative) - Researching new investment areas, strategies or asset classes - Maintaining our internal databases (including Salesforce)
Basic Qualifications - Interest in pursuing a financial career, with a focus on buyside asset or fund management career - Rising senior or junior working towards a BS or BA degree, in any major - Outstanding verbal and written communication skills - Strong, proven quantitative and qualitative analytical skills both scholastically and practically - Proven ability to synthesize information to reach logical conclusions; manage projects, evaluate & improve processes and present findings - Intermediate to advanced proficiency with MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Preferred Qualifications - Previous related internship experience and/or other relevant experience - Bloomberg, Salesforce, or eVestment experience
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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