State Street Global Advisors is the asset management arm of State Street and one of the world's leading providers of financial services to institutional investors. With close to $3 trillion in assets under management, State Street Global Advisors offers a wide array of investment strategies across asset classes, risk profiles, geographies, and styles. We are seeking internship students passionate about investments and asset management.
We are looking to find bright, motivated students from undergraduate programs to participate in the summer internship program. These experiences will prepare you for full-time opportunities within State Street Global Advisors.
Program Overview Are you looking to get your start with one of the largest asset managers in the world? The summer internship program at State Street Global Advisors offers you development opportunities by providing a robust and comprehensive work experience for qualified students. You will become a team member on day one, ready to engage with projects and assignments that both support your team and the business as a whole. Summer interns will be able to take part in a large company with a global presence and learn about all areas of finance and the asset management industry.
Over the course of the 10-week internship, you will have the chance to be involved in
Personal and professional development workshops
Small group chats with senior executives
Exclusive interview opportunities for full-time roles
Position Overview As the industry pioneer of the global ETF market, State Street Global Advisors launched the first US listed ETF in 1993 (SPDR S&P 500) and has remained on the forefront of responsible innovation, evidenced by the introduction of many ground-breaking products, including first-to-market launches with gold, international real estate, international fixed income, and sector ETFs. State Street Global Advisors has almost $700 billion in global ETF assets.
Candidates will work within one or more of the intermediary sales teams on projects geared towards solving real business challenges and will work across the SPDR business with other teams. As part of this internship, candidates will have the opportunity to participate in internal sales training (including product and sales skill training), 'shadow' internal sales team members, and practice public speaking skills.
While the SPDR sales intern will mainly support the efforts of the intermediary distribution team, they will also get experience working with the following other areas of the SPDR ETF franchise:
Strategy and Research
Currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university
Graduating in December 2021 through May 2022
Strong teamwork, communication, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills
Demonstrated academic aptitude and work ethic
Highly motivated with an exceptional drive for success
Passionate about the financial services industry, investments, and asset management