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Fellowship opportunities with the D. E. Shaw group

I work at the D. E. Shaw group, and wanted to share that we’ll be hosting an additional two fellowships this August. As you may know, the D. E. Shaw group is a global investment and technology development firm with more than $50 billion in investment capital. We were hoping you’d be able to share these opportunities with your students.
The D. E. Shaw Exploration Fellowship takes place from August 13 to 15 and brings together talented and intellectually curious women enrolled in Ph.D. programs. The D. E. Shaw Nexus Fellowship takes place from August 19 to 21 and brings together exemplary college juniors for a unique educational opportunity. During both fellowships, fellows will receive an introduction to our firm, insights into our rigorous approach to finance, and several professional and social networking opportunities. Fellows will receive a stipend, accommodations, and travel to and from New York City.
If you have students who may be interested in and available for these opportunities, you can encourage them to apply by directing them to our Exploration and Nexus Fellowship websites. We will be accepting applications until June 30. Thank you in advance for your support, and please feel free to reach out directly with any questions.

Job Posting – Research Associate at Brandes

Job Title: Research Associate

Company: Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.

Division: Investments

Function: Equity Research

Industry: Investment Management

FLSA Status: Exempt

 

Summary

This position is responsible for providing effective, efficient support to Analysts and Senior Analysts in all steps of the equity research process.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Idea Generation – Create, maintain, and evaluate equity screens with the purpose of finding potential new investment ideas.

Information Collection – Collect, organize, and distill industry data from a wide variety of sources including company financial reports, presentations, third-party research, trade journals, periodicals, books, databases, and newswire services.

Security Analysis and Evaluation – Conduct historical financial analysis, build and maintain valuation models, and assist in the valuation process of individual equities. Participate in meetings with senior management teams from around the globe and interact extensively with sell side research analysts.

Report Writing – Clearly and concisely present the conclusions of the research process in written form, including drafting company descriptions, industry analyses, and valuation discussions.

Presentations – Verbally communicate and present company specific research in group settings, including fielding questions from internal investment professionals.

Other – Provide periodic support for client retention and marketing activities. Assist in maintenance of the firm’s statistical databases. Maintain ongoing knowledge of departmental procedures. Perform special projects as needed. Maintain confidentiality of client information. Attend and participate in staff meetings

 

Desired Skills and Experience

 College graduate

 Ability to think quantitatively and analytically

 Business writing aptitude

 Foreign language skills are valued, especially Japanese and Mandarin

 Passion for investing

 Accounting and corporate finance skills a plus

 

Company Description

Brandes Investment Partners (“Brandes”) is a leading investment advisory firm, managing equity and fixed income assets for institutional and private clients worldwide. Since our inception in 1974, we have applied the value investing approach to security selection pioneered by Benjamin Graham. Among the first investment firms to bring a global perspective to value investing, we manage a variety of investment strategies. As of June 30, 2018, the firm manages approximately $27.9 billion (USD) for a broad range of clients worldwide. We have created a culture that is loyal to our mission of being an exceptional firm which provides superior investment advisory services in an atmosphere of accomplishment and enjoyment. For a view into our benefits, total reward package, and integrated company values, please visit our website at http://www.brandes.com and click on Career Opportunities.

 

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Summer Jobs for Students to Protect the Environment

PAID SUMMER JOBS WITH ENVIRONMENT CALIFORNIA!

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country.  We’ve run campaigns for USPIRG, Environment America, the Human Rights Campaign, the Sierra Club, and Fair Share Alliance.

This summer, we are running an office in Los Angeles to build support for Environment California’s campaign to ban polystyrene, or what most folks call styrofoam.

For decades our society has depended on products that we don’t need, and have known that we shouldn’t be using – like foam cups and take out containers. These products end up in our rivers, lakes, and oceans where they injure and kill birds and marine animals, like sea turtles.

We need to pass a statewide ban on polystyrene to protect our environment. We are working to give our elected senators and assemblymembers the support and backing from the public that they need to stand up to powerful special interests. 

We are hiring staff this summer to build public support to defend the places that we love, the air we breathe, and the water we drink! As paid campaign staff, you  will build grassroots power, learn the building blocks of political organizing, and work closely with our senior staff management team.

This is your chance to spend your summer working for a great cause, while gaining valuable campaign leadership experience and making up to $20/hour.

Fill out the form here to set up an interview and to hear more about the positions we have available.