Index Product Intern (summer)

Singapore, Singapore
18 May 2023
17 Jun 2023
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Program Start-Date (Singapore): 5th June, 2023

Program Overview

Our internship provides exposure and training across the MSCI business with an emphasis on your development. You will be constantly learning and well connected to our senior leaders. This is the ideal introduction to a career at MSCI - you will have opportunities to explore all our career paths and will have responsibility from day one. This is your opportunity to shine!

Intern Experience

Your internship begins with an MSCI Orientation which gives you a perfect foundation for the weeks ahead as you learn about our culture, values, and business model. Your learning continues 'on-the-desk' as you work through live projects and gain first-hand experience of how all teams at MSCI play a role in creating solutions for our clients. You will have a network of talented and approachable colleagues who will support you through every stage of the program.

Your key responsibilities

Responsibilities (Index Product)

As an Index Product Intern, you will work on a specific, meaningful project related to our Index Product line. When assigning projects, we will consider interns' background/studies as well as current business needs, which may include:

• Analyzing the investment landscape and trends of a particular asset class, exposure, or region, to inform our strategy

• Market research and competitive intelligence-related projects

• Monitoring and effectively communicating the progress of a strategic initiative, including as relates to client feedback

• Help with the design and development of a new client solution

• Scenario and sensitivity analysis modeling to inform our pricing strategy

• Messaging and positioning related to new product or market segment

Specific knowledge and skills

Experience and Qualifications

• Undergraduate degree (completed or in progress), in a relevant subject, e.g., economics, finance, financial engineering, mathematics.

• 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.

• Ability to prioritize effectively and work under time constraints

• Intellectual curiosity and a passion for excellence

We look for more than just excellent academic achievements. We want original, creative, passionate people with a desire for success and an adaptable mindset. You should be keen to learn and open to explore all the long-term career options available at MSCI. We also look for individuals with a demonstrable commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

About MSCI

At MSCI we are passionate about what we do, and we are inspired by our purpose - to power better investment decisions. You'll be part of an industry-leading network of creative, curious, and entrepreneurial pioneers. This is a space where you can challenge yourself, set new standards and perform beyond expectations for yourself, our clients, and our industry.

MSCI is a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community. With over 50 years of expertise in research, data, and technology, we power better investment decisions by enabling clients to understand and analyze key drivers of risk and return and confidently build more effective portfolios. We create industry-leading research-enhanced solutions that clients use to gain insight into and improve transparency across the investment process.

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