Intern - Investments, Equities, HCE (Winter 2024 - 4 months)

Posted 17 August 2023

Intern - Investments, Equities, HCE (Winter 2024 - 4 months) at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

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Experience: Not specified
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 29 September 2023

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Position Description

The deadline to apply for this role is: September 29, 2023

The opportunity
January 2024 – April 2024

Do you have a passion for coding and equity investing? In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with industry leading stock investors, learn about portfolio construction and analytics and equity investing strategies. You will be able to access to resources of one of the largest pension plans in Canada.

Who you’ll work with

The High Conviction Equities team is a collection of investment professionals with global equity coverage. The team is focused on bottom-up, fundamental active equity investments. As an intern focused on web-development and Portfolio construction, you will help build web interfaces and analytical frameworks for monitoring and managing the High Conviction portfolio with a top down lens. Students will be exposed to multiple development tools and investment knowledge on equities/sectors over the course of the term. You will have access to sell side analysts and strategists. Students will report to a Principal, High Conviction Equities, based in Toronto office.

What you’ll do

  • Use Python and SQL for building, automating, and maintaining analytical tools.
  • Research and implement applications to track risk and performance
  • Work collaboratively with the HCE team to build an understanding of the business
  • Work on ad hoc thematic projects

What we’re offering

  • Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development, including lunch and learns
  • Student led team building events on a monthly basis
  • Employee discount programs including Edvantage and Perkopolis
  • Degreed: a digital platform that helps you quickly and easily discover, share, and track various learning resources — from courses to videos to articles and more

At Ontario Teachers', diversity is one of our core strengths. We take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create, reflect and embrace diversity of thought, background and experience. Through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategy and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), we celebrate diversity and foster inclusion through events for colleagues to connect for professional development, networking & mentoring. We are building an inclusive and equitable workplace where our talent is respected, accepted and empowered to be themselves. To learn more about our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, check out Life at Teachers'.

Required Skill / Experience

What you’ll need

  • Advanced programming and development skills especially in Python and SQL.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Applications (EXCEL, Power Point)
  • knowledge of React or Java script, C#.NET would be an added asset
  • Strong analytical/quantitative skills
  • Passion for equity markets/equity investing
  • knowledge of portfolio optimization and ops research would be an added asset
  • Ability to conduct independent research with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal/communication skills
  • Must be enrolled in 3rd / 4th year or related Master’s program (Engineering, Computer Science, Math, etc…)
  • You must be enrolled in a co-op program or returning back to your studies after the work term is completed

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