Willis Towers Watson

Investments – Summer 2021 Internship

Posted on Apr 13 230 views Chicago, IL

This 8 week internship is designed for students with a junior year standing. An internship within the Investments business, at Willis Towers Watson, will give you valuable real-world experience while you are still a student. It will enable you to apply and develop your skills in an environment that is both intellectually challenging and rewarding. At the end of your time with us, you will have a greater understanding of what we do and how closely our career offerings match your career ambitions.

The Role

You will be treated in the same way as our new graduates receiving the same quality and quantity of work. It is the perfect opportunity to understand what you could expect if you joined our graduate programme the following year. The Investment business offers a range of career paths to suit individual skills and interest. During the internship you will have the opportunity to:

  • Be part of a collaborative team, working alongside Investment consultants and analysts, in their roles to generate better investment outcomes for institutional clients.
  • Contribute as a team member, providing best in class advice and/or solutions that address a range of client investment objectives; ranging from investments strategy, investment risk management, sustainable investment opportunities, portfolio construction and investment manager selection.
  • Gain exposure to teams across the investment business and have opportunities to develop your understanding of how they work together to deliver outcomes for clients.

The Requirements

  • Progress towards a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum GPA of 3.2 (no major/minor specification)
  • Proactive team player
  • Strong project management skills, with good attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines
  • A desire and curiosity to learn
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet and presentation computer software, for example Microsoft Office or similar

Our internship position will be remote for the summer of 2021, therefore the location can be flexible within the US. However we are looking for interns that would be who would be willing to relocate to Chicago (or New York/Pittsburgh/Atlanta) if offered a permanent position in 2022.

Note: Employment-based non-immigration visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.
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