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Investments Intern – Summer 2021

Summary

As the nation’s largest 529 plan, Virginia529 helps families dream, save and achieve by offering a variety of programs to help them save for higher education and/or disability expenses.  We provide value to our customers through affordable, tax-advantaged savings programs, and educational and scholarship opportunities.  Our employees are the heart of our organization’s success, which is why we believe in offering an engaging, positive, and rewarding workplace.  Virginia529 provides an opportunity for its employees to do meaningful work and contribute their talents within a collaborative environment. 

Our Investments team is looking for a candidate who is excelling in their Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program in Business, Economics or Finance and who is equipped and eager to use their analytical, research, problem solving and presentation skills.  This position will assist the team with duties related to Prepaid529, Invest529, CollegeAmerica, ABLEnow and other projects as needed.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to HR@virginia529.com for consideration for this position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop models and data sets as needed on various investment strategies and associated benchmarks to include an analysis of active risk.
  • Assist the Investments team with presentations and analysis involving the Prepaid529, Invest529, and ABLEnow Programs.
  • Collaborate with members of the Investments team on ad-hoc projects and analysis.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Analytical, problem solving and research skills
  • Ability to present complex information to varying audiences
  • Proficiency with MS Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with collecting data, building data sets and models