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Index Products Summer Internship Program at MSCI

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Employer: MSCI

Expires: 07/11/2020

Position Overview:MSCI Index Products Summer Internship Program is a six to eight week, paid, full-time program whereby interns are assigned to work on a specific, meaningful project sponsored by an MSCI Index Products senior member. When assigning projects, we will consider interns’ background/studies as well as current business needs, but these may include:·      Scenario and sensitivity analysis modeling to inform our pricing strategy·      Macro creation and/or dataset automation to increase productivity·      Messaging and positioning related to new product or market segment·      Development of commercial structure framework for a specific deal, product or client segment·      New ideas to enhance our internal communication strategy for IndexAt the end of the program, interns will deliver a presentation of their experience and project outcome to a senior audience. Beyond gaining real project-based work experience, interns will walk away with a solid understanding of MSCI’s business, the industry that we operate in and our culture. They will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from a diverse team across the organization and will be paired with a project-advisor who will also act as buddy and provide day-to-day guidance and support. Throughout the internship, interns will also receive regular feedback along with a final feedback session at the end of the program.Required Knowledge/Skills·      Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal·      High attention to detail and good team player·      Strong analytical, data driven and problem-solving skills, ability to break down complex issues into smaller manageable parts·      Ability to prioritize effectively and work under time constraints·      Intellectual curiosity·      Passion for excellence·      Interest in, and ideally a general understanding of, the financial industry·      For certain internship projects, quantitative background and/or coding/programming skills may be required.MSCI is a market leader in Global Indexes, Smart Beta, ESG and Risk Management, and is at the forefront of the secular trends dominating the financial services landscape today. We are committed to the future sustainability and transparency of the financial markets. We create innovative products and services that allow our clients to make more informed investment decisions, and we provide investors with critical performance measurement and risk management data and analytics. Click here to see what we do ( values define the working environment we strive to create. We are inclusive, we champion bold ideas, we always pursue excellence, and always act with integrity. Personal accountability and responsibility are key to success, and we always work as a team to remain client centric.MSCI is committed to developing a culture and workforce that reflects the clients and communities in which we operate. Increasing our diversity expands our talent pool which helps to accelerate innovation in all we do. We especially encourage members of historically underrepresented groups to apply, including women, ethnic minorities and those in the LGBTQ community.MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.