Employer: CPP Investment Board
Intern Analyst38 Bluxome St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USAFull-timeCompany DescriptionMake an impact at a global and dynamic investment organizationWhen you invest your career in CPP Investments, you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world. With current assets under management valued in excess of $400 billion, CPP Investments is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability. The CPP Fund is projected to exceed $450 billion by 2025. CPP Investments invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney.CPP Investments attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe. Join our team and look forward to:Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leadersStimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environmentAccelerated exposure and responsibilityGlobal career development opportunitiesBeing motivated every day by CPP Investments’ important social purpose and unshakable principlesA deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High PerformanceIf you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPP Investments.Job DescriptionA summer intern would help the new Managing Director of CPP Investment’s newest office, San Francisco, to launch a specific set of strategic initiatives for which the office was established. Specifically you would:Conduct research (including interviewing startups and Venture Capitalists) to identify specific technology trends and startups that may be able to provide transformative impact for the CPP investment departments and portfolio companies and prepare write-ups, presentations, and other forms of content to be shared with the relevant teams within CPP. For example, we may conduct research around disruptions in biotech and the startup landscape around these disruptions. Or we may look at disruption in real estate and how both Covid-19 is affecting technology companies’ real estate decisions, as well as identifying emerging startups who are enabling commercial real estate companies as well as disrupting their business model and how they are doing so.Help develop, launch and analyze an internal survey for the different investment departments within CPP Investments to determine what insights (e.g., technology trends, specific startups) and delivery mechanisms would be most impactful for delivering insight from the San Francisco office to the rest of the fund; in this effort we would work closely with CPP’s Knowledge Advantage teamQualificationsYou are a rising second year MBA candidate or a rising college senior getting a degree in business or economics. In addition:You are passionate about disruptive technologies and the Bay Area startup ecosystem and how the activity here can impact larger corporations and investment decisionsYou have an interest in investing and how decisions are made on investing across public and private marketsYou excel at problem solving, attention to detail and ability to think critically and creativelyYou demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with solid verbal and written communication skillsAlong the way you will gain insights into the Bay Area (and beyond) startup ecosystem and technology trends, as well as CPP and its underlying investment beliefs and business realities that drive investment decisions. In return, we will invest the time, energy, and appropriate training, whereby our dedication to your success becomes a priority.Application Link To apply, please click here: https://smrtr.io/43cC7Reminder to please include a cover letter, resume, and transcripts (full unofficial version) DeadlineMarch 24, 2020 by 11:55pmAdditional InformationIf you have an interest in working with talented professionals in the financial industry in an environment of integrity, partnership and high performance, then you should consider a career in at CPP Investments.Visit our Linkedin Career Page or Follow us on Linkedin. At CPP Investment Board, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.Our Commitment to Inclusion and Diversity:In addition to being dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diverse talent, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible experience. If you require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, etc.), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.Disclaimer:CPP Investments does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us. Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings. Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investments to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered. CPP Investments will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.