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Investments intern

Company: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a leading healthcare nonprofit organization like no other. For decades, we have been taking major steps and pioneering new ways to advance the mission to find a cure for cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with CF the opportunity to lead long, fulfilling lives by funding research and drug development, partnering with the CF community, and advancing high-quality, specialized care. We are the global leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis and nearly every CF drug and therapy available today was made possible because of CF Foundation support. We did this not only for the close to 40,000 people living in the U.S. with CF - and the estimated 105,000 people worldwide - but for the people with CF and families who have worked tirelessly to support the mission. These achievements have required dedication and unwavering commitment from a talented team of CF Foundation employees. We promote an environment that attracts -- and retains -- a diverse group of talented people who are passionate about eradicating this disease . Join us and you will join an amazing team, devoted to our community, and our mission. Position DescriptionThe Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CF Foundation) and its employees embrace their commitment to its core values. These core values are the pillars on which the CF Foundation stand and will continue to sustain us as we move forward.

  • Keep sight of what really matters: Our decisions are based on what is best for people with cystic fibrosis and their families.
  • Aspire for excellence in all we do: We take pride in our work. We are committed to continuous learning and improvement.
  • Stronger together: We collaborate and work together so that we can learn more and achieve more.
  • Innovate with courage: We embrace challenges. We reach beyond boundaries in pursuit of our vision.
  • Care about our people: We deeply care about each other and all who support our shared mission. We listen with respect. We support one another.We are a nonprofit, donor-supported organization that has raised and invested billions of dollars to help develop cystic fibrosis therapies that have changed the lives of people with this disease. Nearly every CF medicine available today was made possible because of Foundation support.POSITION SUMMARYThe Investments Intern supports the Investments Team with the oversight and management of theCystic Fibrosis Foundation's $5 billion investment portfolio. The Internship is centered aroundlearning, development, and collaboration with the Investments Team. The Intern assists inimplementing operational best practices to support the total investment program, executing theinvestment strategy, and researching new investment opportunities.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:* Contribute to investment manager diligence and monitoring efforts throughproject-based work.* Research investment strategies, sector verticals, geographic markets, and other areas that offer potential investment opportunities and provide findings to the Investment Team.* Assist with note taking during existing and prospective manager meetings, and upkeep ofInvestment Team databases.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:* Working toward a four-year college degree (Rising seniors strongly preferred)* Ability to work collaboratively with team members to accomplish objectives* Ability to prepare well-written, organized material and present recommendations in a clear andconcise manner.* Ability to analyze and synthesize information and data.* Ability and interest in researching and uncovering new insights.* Ability to communicate effectively and foster deep relationships.* Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.WHAT YOU WILL LEARN/GAIN DURING THE INTERNSHIP:* Basics of endowment and foundation investing.* Fundamentals of asset allocation and portfolio management.* Introduction to multiple investment asset classes.* Exposure to investment opportunities in a wide variety of sectors and geographies.WORKING CONDITIONS:* Standard office environment. The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.Total Rewards: The CF Foundation is committed to offering competitive compensation (base pay and incentive), benefits, and professional development opportunities that maximize our ability to recruit, retain, reward, and motivate a highly-qualified and diverse workforce. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage; generous time-off and leave policies; a holistic well-being program; health savings and flexible spending accounts; employer-provided life and disability insurance; retirement savings benefits; and a variety of work-life benefits to support employees and their family members.The CF Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. We strive to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, physical or mental disability, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, genetic information or testing, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or any characteristic protected by law.Reasonable Accommodations: The CF Foundation is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

Keywords: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Bethesda , Investments intern, Other , Bethesda, Maryland

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