abrdn is one of the world’s largest investment companies, and we are built on a long standing culture of caring about the future and making a positive impact. Together we invest for a better future. We do it to make a difference to the lives of our clients and customers, our employees, society and our shareholders.
Our strategy is to build a vibrant and value-creating purpose-led organization, with the current and future needs of our stakeholders at the heart of all we do.
Overview of the Role:
The opportunity to join us as an intern is one that is unique, exciting and rewarding. We are currently looking for world-class talent to join our summer internship program running June – August 2022 in our Philadelphia, New York City and Boston offices. Opportunities in the investment track include, but are not limited to, equities, fixed income, and alternatives.
From day one, you’ll contribute to our ambitions while developing your skills and knowledge in the industry. Over the 10-week summer placement you will be given real work with tangible outputs, allowing you to gain exposure to real business situations, with real responsibility.
Regardless of which team you join you will gain a depth of experience; getting the opportunity to work with hardworking professionals across our business and engage in development activities with your peers on the internship program. You will be based with the same team throughout the placement.
Intern Program Summary
We look to develop our colleagues from the beginning of their career. During the 10-week internship program you will build knowledge within the department you are in as well as having the opportunity to build a network with other interns and wider colleagues.
As well as on the job learning, you will have access to a wide range of online learning courses and complete a structured development program over 10-weeks that includes training, networking and gaining exposure to senior partners across the business.
Early Career Analyst Program
On completion of your summer internship you will be considered for a position on our two-year rotational Early Career Analyst program starting in 2023. This program gives graduates the chance to initiate their career in a highly encouraging team environment, while gaining skills, experience along with support through further qualifications.
For both Intern and Early Career Analyst roles we aim to build experience through partnership and collaboration. We also pride ourselves on the natural sense of community we have – ensuring phenomenal support from colleagues and peers, allowing everyone to reach their full potential.
We are looking for undergraduates in their junior year of studies to join our summer internship program. We are looking for motivated candidates who display the following skills:
- Communication: Can clearly and effectively communicate both written and verbally.
- Analytical : Effective in collecting and analyzing information to facilitate and support decisions.
- Trust & Integrity: Demonstrates the organizations’ values to deliver work with integrity and to high ethical standards.
- Planning & Prioritizing: Organizes and priorities to efficiently accomplish tasks and meet objectives based on relative value, importance, and urgency.
- Attention to detail: Demonstrates attention to detail, accuracy and organization in work.
- Team Work: Encourages team work, collaboration and breaking down boundaries when working with others.
How we create value
Our strategic drivers are the foundations from which we deliver for all our stakeholders: High Impact Intelligence, Enduring Relationships, Connections without borders and Future fit. You can find out more about our values here.
Our Inclusive Culture
We are committed to exploring the possibilities of working smarter. This means we’d like to hear from you, whatever way you like to work.
We have a long-term commitment to building inclusive workplaces; we value diversity in our workforce and welcome enquiries from everyone. If you need assistance or a reasonable adjustment due to a disability please let us know as part of your application and we will assist.
abrdn is an affirmative action – equal opportunity employer.
We’re committed to providing an inclusive workplace where all forms of difference are valued and which is free from any form of unfair or unlawful treatment. We define diversity in its broadest sense – this includes but is not limited to our diversity of educational and professional backgrounds, experience, cognitive and neurodiversity, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, religion or belief and ethnicity and geographical provenance. abrdn supports a culture that values meritocracy, fairness and transparency and welcomes enquiries from everyone.
If you need assistance or an adjustment due to a disability please let us know as part of your application and we will assist.