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Currency Management Intern

Mesirow Financial

Currency Management Intern
Chicago, IL Internship Paid

Description

The Opportunity

Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate and individual clients achieve their objectives. Our professionals are inspired by an entrepreneurial desire to develop tailored solutions designed to deliver measurable results.

Part of the Mesirow Financial Investment Management Division, Mesirow Financial Currency Management (MFCM) is a thought-leading currency risk management specialist delivering custom and innovative currency risk management products and solutions to institutions globally.

The goal of the internship is to provide a broad overview of MFCM’s, products, approach, its client solutions and general knowledge of the currency risk management market. By rotating through the different teams within MFCM, the intern should walk away from their internship with a well-rounded perspective and understanding of the currency risk management business and how their individual skills translate to this business environment.

We are currently seeking an Intern for MFCM that will rotate between the teams that makeup MFCM including portfolio implementation, research, execution, operations, marketing, client service and business development to obtain a holistic understanding of our business and products. The responsibilities of this internship are to support the teams of MFCM by working on short term projects and tasks while developing business skills. The project work and activities will be tailored for each team rotation giving the intern exceptional exposure to the Currency Management products the Mesirow Investment Management division.

Responsibilities

  • Rotate between different groups within Currency Management
  • Manage assigned projects efficiently and report on progress
  • Collaborate with managers on various sized short-term projects
  • Enhance workplace skills including written and verbal communication, system and application knowledge
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Current enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance or similar concentration with an interest in International Business
  • Minimum GPA of 3.4
  • Graduation between December 2018 and June 2019
  • Strong knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Experience with VBA, SQL, or other programming languages is a plus
  • General understanding of finance and financial markets
  • Quantitative skills a plus Superior attention to detail
  • Must be a motivated self-starter and able to work independently
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in the institutional finance industry

About Us

Mesirow Financial is an independent, employee-owned firm founded in 1937. As specialists in investment, risk management and advisory services, we are committed to helping our institutional, corporate and individual clients achieve their objectives. Our professionals are inspired by an entrepreneurial desire to develop tailored solutions designed to deliver measurable results.

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