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TIAA 2022 Early Talent Summer Internship: Nuveen NEFI in Chicago, Illinois

POSITION SUMMARY:

The 10-week summer internship program is designed to challenge students by providing opportunities to provide hand-on experiences, skills training and valuable professional networking to assist students with identifying and building on their career interests. This role gains experience and an overall feel for the company and the financial services industry by attending meetings, delivering presentations, exploring business-specific tasks, and working closely with cross-functional groups to better understand the Nuveen businesses.

The program includes a robust training and onboarding program followed by our ongoing speaker series, lunch-and-learns, and cohort engagement activities, as well as direct access to executive and senior leadership, mentors and previous interns.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

You will have the opportunity to work in one of the below exciting business areas including but not limited to:

Municipal Client Portfolio Management Intern

Client Portfolio Management (CPM) is an expert portion of our investment teams working in partnership with and across distribution channels in support of new business development, relationship growth, and client retention. The team is organized by asset class, providing specialized expertise within municipals, taxable fixed income, equities, and public real assets.

Client Portfolio Management professionals demonstrate Nuveen’s investment expertise through specialized representations of our research and investment capabilities, competitive product positioning, and timely market perspectives.

Client Portfolio Managers act as market-facing proxies for the portfolio management team, communicating investment strategy, process, and results to clients and prospects, thereby enabling PMs to focus the majority of their time on portfolio management.

  • Support muni CPM team in preparation of portfolio reviews and sample portfolios

  • “Shadow” muni, taxable fixed income, and equity CPM team

  • Participate in new business and client service meetings and calls

  • Other duties as assigned

GFI – Client Portfolio Management Intern

Client Portfolio Management (CPM) is an expert portion of our investment teams working in partnership with and across distribution channels in support of new business development, relationship growth, and client retention. The team is organized by asset class, providing specialized expertise within municipals, global fixed income, equities, and public real assets.

Client Portfolio Management professionals demonstrate Nuveen’s investment expertise through specialized representations of our research and investment capabilities, competitive product positioning, and timely market perspectives.

Client Portfolio Managers act as market-facing proxies for the portfolio management team, communicating investment strategy, process, and results to clients and prospects, thereby enabling PMs to focus the majority of their time on portfolio management.

  • Support global fixed income CPM team in preparation of portfolio reviews and sample portfolios

  • “Shadow” taxable fixed income CPM team

  • Participate in new business and client service meetings and calls

Global Strategy Intern

The Global Strategy Intern will play a supporting role in advancing the growth of our equities and fixed income business. This will include ongoing research, analysis and support for new and existing strategies and client relationships. In addition, the Intern will assist in early stage research into new asset classes, business partners, markets, and geographies as avenues for growing the business. The Intern will actively work with the Global Strategy Group Analyst and is driven, able to learn on the job, and will be able to contribute immediately.

  • Develop an understanding of the firm’s investment strategies and capabilities

  • Assist in preparing proposals and presentations on new product ideas and strategies

  • Research new market and new product opportunities

  • Support reporting requirements for clients, especially as it relates to investment strategies and market updates

Business Strategy and Specialist Relations NEFI

The Summer Analyst will support the Business Strategy and Specialist Relations Team within Nuveen’s Equities and Fixed Income organization, which represents over $850 billion in assets under management across several distinguished investment specialists. The Team is responsible for planning and executing the organization’s strategic initiatives designed to position its investment capabilities for growth and strong performance. Many of the initiatives underway are transformative, and are focused on investment team integrations, restructurings, operating model optimization, and compensation/incentive plan design. Additional responsibilities include managing relationships with investment specialists; partnering with Nuveen’s distribution, product, and marketing teams to showcase investment capabilities to clients; working closely with shared services (human resources, information technology, operations and finance) on cross-functional projects; and reporting on strategic initiatives to Nuveen and TIAA’s Boards and other stakeholders.

  • Assist in developing presentations, memorandums, financial analyses, communications, and project plans that support the organization’s strategic initiatives

  • Assume an active role in internal meetings by helping set agendas with stated objectives, outcomes and deliverables

  • Participate in Team meetings and provide progress reports on key initiatives

  • Develop an understanding of Nuveen’s investment specialists and capabilities

  • Gain familiarity with leading asset managers and industry trends

Note: All areas are subject to change given business needs.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Full-time student, currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree

  • Graduation date between Winter 2022 and Spring 2024

DESIRED SKILLS (Preferred not required):

  • Minimum Overall GPA of 3.0 or better

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in related fields including Accounting, Actuarial Science, Business Administration, Communications, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Mathematics, Risk Management, Statistics or similar degree programs

  • Internship experience is a plus

  • Excellent communication, presentation, problem solving/analytical skills

  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on commitments

  • Previous internship or work experience a plus

  • Demonstrated interest within the investment management industry is preferred

  • Independent and original thinker

  • Self-discipline and self-motivation

  • Strong level of integrity with an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Minimum of 2 years of working knowledge or academic experience in using Microsoft Office products or similar products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)

Potential Salary:

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).


Company Overview

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.

Benefits and Total Rewards

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary (https://www.tiaa.org/public/pdf/benefits-at-a-glance.pdf) .

Equal Opportunity

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here (https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters) .

Accessibility Support

TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755

Email: accessibility.support@tiaa.org

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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.

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