POSITION:  Virtual Graduate Investment Intern, Women’s World Banking Asset Management
TIME PERIOD: February to May 2021


About Women’s World Banking Asset Management (WAM)

WAM is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Women’s World Banking.  It manages the Women’s World Banking impact investment program, specifically related to the WWB Capital Partners and WWB Capital Partners II funds.

 

About Women’s World Banking

Women’s World Banking is the global leader in women’s financial inclusion. Rooted in our deep understanding of the women’s market, we tackle financial inclusion in three interconnected ways: first, by partnering with financial services providers to develop scalable market-driven solutions; second, through our gender-lens private equity fund; and, finally, because diverse institutions are proven to be stronger, we build institutional capacity through leadership and diversity programs. Through this holistic approach and our global reach of 51 institutions in 28 countries, we accelerate economic opportunity for low-income women and growth for financial service providers in the emerging markets.

 

PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

The Investment Team seeks an intern (the “Intern”) to provide support on for fund management and investment related activities. Please note that internships will be virtual and academic credit is a mandatory.

 

Learning Opportunities

The Intern will gain valuable insight and experience in the area of social/impact investment vehicles.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

The Intern will be responsible for the following:

  • Support team in pursuit of investment opportunities
    • Research investment opportunities as needed to support investment decisions
    • Assist with data entry for financial models
    • Research and develop structured product for investment
    • Assist in preparation of portfolio companies monitoring
  • Support team in Management of Fund Activities
    • Assist with record keeping
    • Assist with expense tracking and payment processing

 

Candidate Profile

Strong Candidates will:

  • Be working towards a related graduate degree (e.g. business, finance, international relations); previous experience working in finance is preferred.
  • Be proficient in MS-Excel
  • Be self-starters and have the ability to work under pressure and manage and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Have foreign language skills. English required; French strongly preferred, Asian, Arabic or African languages a plus;