Principal Global Investors will host a small group of interns in our equity investment division during the summer 2021 to join the fundamental team of Principal Global Equities. This global team manages over 90Bil USD AUM in global products for a diverse client type. Opportunities will provide a comprehensive overview of the equity investment process the team utilizes which may include deep fundamental analysis focused on particular drives of the investment process, stock selection models, quantitative ranks, portfolio construction, performance monitoring, trading and client reporting. Interns will be assigned a focus of either global or domestic equities and be primarily focused on individual stock analysis within the parameters of our investment process and philosophy. While supporting the team you may be involved with support projects for fundamental analysts to identify buy/sell candidates which will allow you to attend analysis meetings and product specific discussion with individual analysts as well as creating our own investment thesis on stocks.
Candidates must be pursuing or have a Master’s, MBA or PHD in finance, security analysis, math, statistics, economics, accounting or an equivalent emphasis.
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or CFA candidate preferred.
Must have strong knowledge of investments combined with excellent mathematical and organizational skills.
Advanced PC skills and proficiency with Excel required. Investment related software knowledge preferred. Exposure to Factset, Bloomberg, etc. are a plus.
Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to work independently.
Investment Code of Ethics
For Principal Global Investors positions, you’ll need to follow an Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.
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Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
Requisition ID: 2021-29445
Enterprise Segment: PGI
Business Area: PGI Equities
Street: 801 Grand Ave
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt