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Investment Analyst Internship

Recruitment #18-008998-0040

Introduction

The Maryland State Retirement and Pension System is charged with the fiduciary responsibility for properly administering the retirement  and pension allowances of more than 147,000 retirees and beneficiaries as well as the future benefits for more than 246,000 active and former members.   These groups include state government employees, teachers, law enforcement personnel, legislators, judges and local government employees and fire fighters whose employers have elected to participate in the system.

GRADE

9998

LOCATION OF POSITION

Maryland State Retirement Agency

120 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The Investment Division of the Maryland Retirement Agency seeks two bright, highly motivated individuals to join our Investment Analyst Internship Program.  The Investment  Division is responsible for investing the assets of the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System, totaling about $52 Billion as of June 30, 2018. The interns will work in one or more areas or the Investment Division, which could include Public equity, Fixed Income, Real Estate, Private Equity, Investment Accounting, and/or Absolute Return.

POSITION DUTIES

  • Asset Class research and data analysis;
  • Work with Investment Staff on new and existing projects to enhance the organization's knowledgebase in assigned asset classes;
  • Participate in meetings with the System's external investment managers;
  • Perform data analysis, compile information, and develop presentations as requested;
  • Special projects and administrative tasks.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Junior or Senior status in a four-year college or university with a 3.50 or higher GPA. Other majors would be considered with the minimum of 18 credit hours in STEM or Finance related subjects

Experience:  None

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Finance, Economics, Investments, Accounting or STEM majors preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Intellectual curiosity and strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Must successfully pass a background check

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants may be evaluated and selected based on education, training and experience in relation to the requirements and qualifications listed for the position, including minimum qualification criteria.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work.

Credit is given for relevant part-time, temporary or volunteer experience based on the number of hours per week.  All information concerning your qualifications must be included on your application and submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider incomplete applications.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service needs to be provided before hire. 

Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible)list for at least on year.  Applicants must be legally authorized under the United States Immigration Reform Act to be hired.

BENEFITS

Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents.  As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to:  

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston Street, Room 608

Baltimore, MD  21201

Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact:

Attn: Kigen Waugh

Phone: 410-767-4933

Email: kigen.waugh@maryland.gov

TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS RECRUITMENT along with your online application, upload as an attachment under the resume tab of the online application.  Please combine all supporting documents together as ONE attachment.

We will not consider information submitted after the recruitment closing date.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity. Bilingual applicants are encourage to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

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