Fall 2018, Investment Intern, Women’s World Banking Capital Partners

Women's World Banking
  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Posted
    Oct 04

Position description

Women’s World Banking is the global leader in women’s financial inclusion. Rooted in its deep understanding of the women’s market, Women’s World Banking tackles financial inclusion in three interconnected ways: first, by partnering with financial services providers to develop scalable market-driven solutions; second, through its gender-lens private equity fund; and, finally, because diverse institutions are proven to be stronger, Women’s World Banking builds institutional capacity through leadership and diversity programs. Through this holistic approach and the organization’s global reach of 49 institutions in 32 countries, Women’s World Banking accelerates economic opportunity for low-income women and growth for financial service providers in the emerging markets.

ABOUT THE JOB: 

Women’s World Banking Capital Partners, LP, a $50 million Delaware limited partnership (the “Fund”), was launched in January 2012 to make direct minority equity investments in high-performing, women-focused, financial service providers worldwide in accordance with the investment program established by Women’s World Banking.

The Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”), Christina Juhasz, and Investment Officers (“IOs”), Yrenilsa Lopez and Elisabeth Ballreich, seek an intern (the “Intern”) to provide support on projects related to investment and fund management. The Intern will gain valuable insight and experience in the area of social / impact investment vehicles.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Support team in pursuit of investment opportunities:
    • Research investment opportunities as needed to support investment decisions.
    • Assist with data entry for financial models.
    • Schedule/attend meetings, and tracking meeting follow-ups.
    • Research and develop structured product for investment.
  • Support team in Investor Relations:
    • Assist in preparation of financial statements.
    • Research and outreach to support social impact reporting.
    • Assist in developing agenda and preparing materials for investor meetings.
  • Support team in Management of Fund Activities:
    • Assist with record keeping.
    • Assist with the drafting and implementation of administrative policies.
    • Assist with expense tracking and payment processing.

Qualifications

  • Be working towards a related graduate degree (e.g. business, finance, international relations); or have previous experience working in finance.
  • Be eligible to apply the internship towards collage credit.
  • Be proficient in MS-Excel.
  • Be self-starters and have the ability to work under pressure and manage and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have foreign language skills.

Application instructions

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