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Intern, Sustainable Investing (Fall 2024)

Website Mackenzie Investments

Asset Manager

Job Description

Grade: S3

Division: MI SRI Investing

IGM Financial Inc. is one of Canada’s leading diversified wealth and asset management companies with approximately $271 billion in total assets under managements. The company provides a broad range of financial planning and investment management services to help more than two million Canadians meet their financial goals. Its activities are carried out principally through IG Wealth Management and Mackenzie Investments

Under IGM Financial’s unique business model based on leading brands and multi-channel distribution strategy is Mackenzie Investments, founded in 1967. Mackenzie Investments is a holistic asset-management partner for thousands of Canadian financial advisors and the investors they support.

At Mackenzie Investments You Can Build Your Career with Confidence.

We have a vision and a strategy that will challenge the way business in this industry is done and help Canadians be successful in the ways that mean the most to them. As part of our team, you will do some of your best work, develop some of your most valuable skills and give back in ways that make a difference in the lives of Canadians. We are proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. for empowering our employees with the tools to thrive while working remotely, while also providing resources to ensure physical and mental wellness were put front and centre.

Join an unstoppable team that is embedded in continuous learning, understanding, and knowledge sharing. You will thrive in our supportive environment where you can indulge your curiosity to learn, while receiving the feedback you need to refine your skills and abilities. We are dedicated to offering a hybrid work environment when applicable.

Mackenzie Investments is a diverse workplace committed to doing business inclusively – this starts with having a representative workforce! We encourage applications from all qualified candidates that represent the diversity present across Canada – including racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQIA+ community, gender diverse and neurodiverse individuals, as well as all who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Position

We are currently hiring an intern looking for a fall term position, September to December 2024. Candidates in an undergraduate program that will be returning to school after the internship to be eligible to apply.

Mackenzie’s Sustainability Center of Excellence (CoE) was created to build and deliver to clients a range of innovative sustainably focused investment products, solutions, and services. This range covers the full spectrum of sustainable investing strategies including ESG integration, exclusion and screening, best in class strategies, thematic and impact investing. In addition, the team brings environmental, social and governance (ESG) expertise to develop and align firm-wide perspectives, to support investment teams to uniquely leverage ESG insights through integration and active ownership, and to reinforce Mackenzie’s commitment to Sustainable Investing to clients, advisors, and communities.

Located in our Toronto office, we are looking for a dynamic, energetic intern who is eager to learn about our company and about the emerging area of ESG. This role will report to the team’s Manager – Environmental Strategy and will be working closely with the Sustainability CoE to conduct research, capture data, attend meetings where you will be asked to take minutes, and more.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct and present market research on the sustainable investing market. 
  • Assist in the preparation of executive presentations. 
  • Develop fund, holding and industry reports. 
  • Coordinate with the team on various events. 
  • Support the development of external papers and thought leadership. 
  • Assist in sustainability-related research to support sustainable stewardship efforts.

Requirements

  • Registered students returning to school in 2024 in a related field (BCom, BA, BSc, etc.). 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, judgment & decision-making skills. 
  • Ability to self-motivate and prioritize time-sensitive deadlines. 
  • Expert in Microsoft Office.

To apply, please include a cover letter, resume and transcripts (full unofficial version) by June 2, 2024, at 11:59pm EST.

Please visit our career page by clicking on the following link:  https://www.mackenzieinvestments.com/en/careers

We thank all applicants for their interest in Mackenzie Investments; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mackenzie Investments is an accessible employer committed to providing a barrier free recruitment experience. If you require an accommodation or this information in an alternate format at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition team who will work with you to meet your needs.