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The Investment Office is seeking an enthusiastic, inquisitive, and professionally-minded individual to provide support in our fast-paced office environment. Tasks include but are not limited to investment research, due diligence on prospective fund managers and direct public equity investments, and analysis of financial market conditions and opportunities.
The Public Investments Associate will be an integral member of the Georgetown Investment Office's small and collaborative team, reporting directly to the Managing Director of Investments. Approximately $3.3 billion in size today, the Endowment maintains a target asset allocation of 65% equities, 20% credit, 10% real assets, and 5% cash/short-duration instruments. (The equity, credit, and real asset categories encompass both public and private strategies.) The successful candidate will assist with the sourcing, screening, due diligence, and oversight of investment managers and single name securities for the Endowment's $2.3 billion public markets portfolio, across equities, bonds, real estate and infrastructure opportunities. Although the primary focus will be on public markets, Associates are encouraged to source ideas and work collaboratively across all asset classes in the portfolio.
Work Mode Designation
This position has been designated as On-Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources website: https://hr.georgetown.edu/mode-of-work-designation.
Requirements and Qualifications
Master's degree required, MBA preferred, and 7+ years of relevant experience required, with at least 4 years of experience in investment management, investment banking, corporate finance, corporate strategy, consulting, and/or investigative research. CFA preferred'. This individual must also be willing to work onsite five days per week at our office and to travel domestically and abroad. Lastly, completion of, or progress toward, an MBA or the CFA designation is recommended.
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