Position: Investment Intern, Women's World Banking Capital PartnersTime Period: May – August 2019

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Women's World Banking

Women’s World Banking is the global non-profit devoted to giving more low-income women access to the financial tools and resources essential to their security and prosperity. For more than 35 years we have worked with financial institutions to show them the benefit of investing in women as clients, and as leaders. We equip these institutions to meet women’s needs through authoritative market research, leadership training, sustainable financial products and consumer education. Headquartered in New York, Women’s World Banking works with 49 institutions in 32 countries with a reach of 16 million women to create access to finance on a greater scale than ever before.

Women's World Banking Capital Partners, LP

Women’s World Banking Capital Partners, LP, a $50mm Delaware limited partnership (the “Fund”), was launched in January 2012 to make direct minority equity investments in high-performing, women-focused, financial service providers worldwide in accordance with the investment program established by Women’s World Banking.

Purpose of the Assignment

The Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”), Christina Juhasz, and Senior Investment Officer (“SIO”) Yrenilsa Lopez seek an intern (the “Intern”) to provide support on projects related to investment and fund management.

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
    • Schedule/attend meetings, and tracking meeting follow-ups
    • Research and develop structured product for investment
  • Support team in Investor Relations
    • Assist in preparation of financial statements
    • Research and outreach to support social impact reporting
    • Assist in developing agenda and preparing materials for investor meetings
  • Support team in Management of Fund Activities
    • Assist with record keeping
    • Assist with the drafting and implementation of administrative policies
    • 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); or have previous experience working in finance
  • 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.