Internship Research Products

Sustainalytics GmbH, Frankfurt am Main

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Sustainalytics is an independent ESG research and analysis firm supporting investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies. The firm partners with institutional investors who integrate environmental, social and governance information and assessments into their investment decisions.    

Headquartered in Amsterdam, Sustainalytics has offices in Boston, Bucharest, Frankfurt, London, New York, Paris, Singapore, Timisoara and Toronto, and representatives in Brussels and Washington D.C. The firm has 230+ staff members, including more than 120 analysts with varied multidisciplinary expertise and thorough understanding of more than 40 industries. For the past three years, Sustainalytics was voted best independent responsible investment research firm in Extel’s IRRI survey. 

Das kommt auf Sie zu

Do you have a background in finance, economics, business or (environmental) sciences? Do you have a keen interest in sustainability relating to financial markets and would you like to gain experience in the field of Responsible Investment (RI)? Do you have the capacity to work in, and contribute to, a growing, fast-paced and entrepreneurial organization that values collaboration and teamwork? Then this internship is perfect for you

As an intern you will get the opportunity to support the Research Products Team (RP) in an international setting. The RP Team primarily focusses on conducting Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) research on companies and in turn, producing detailed company reports. The internship will mostly draw on your analytical and research skills, but also ability to work in a team, time management skills and attention to detail.

Key responsibilities:

  • Research, analyze and rate the ESG performance of publicly traded companies and prepare profiles to be published in the Sustainalytics Platform 
  • Participate in other client-focused or internal projects for Sustainalytics

Ihr Profil

  • Academic background in related discipline (finance, economics, business or environmental sciences)
  • Industry specific knowledge and/or an interest in a specific sector like financials, food, health care 
  • or energy are valued
  • Understanding of and/or strong interest the financial services industry and SRI/RI market
  • Demonstrated passion for sustainability
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Excellent business writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Meticulousness and attentiveness to detail
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Fluency in English is required, whereas fluency in German or French is considered a strong asset
  • Workforce-ready candidates (i.e. those nearing the end of their studies) strongly preferred

Unsere Leistungen

  • Support the work of the RP Team committed to responsible investing
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of responsible investing
  • Develop knowledge of various industry segments 
  • Develop knowledge of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria and performance
  • Be coached and mentored by experienced team members
  • Identify fit for a permanent, long-term position with the company – openings availing

The remuneration package is according to the German law for internships, which is EUR 8,50 gross hourly rate. 

  • Job Type: Full-time 
  • Employment Type: Temporary (32 – 40 hours per week for 5 - 6 months)
  • Level: Entry-Level
  • Locations: Frankfurt 
  • Start date: January 18th, 2016
  • Number of positions: Several

Sustainalytics GmbH, Moselstrasse 4, 60329 Frankfurt am Main

Praktika Job-ID: 130370

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