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Intern, Sustainable Investing (Winter 2024)

Website Mackenize Investments

Asset Manager

Job Description

IGM Financial Inc. is a leading Canadian wealth and asset management company with $271 billion in total assets under management. Through its subsidiaries, including IG Wealth Management, Mackenzie Investments, and Investment Planning Counsel, the company offers a wide range of financial planning and investment management services to over two million Canadians. As a one-of-a-kind financial ecosystem, IGM harnesses the collective strength of all its companies to help Canadians navigate the financial world with better planning and advice, and to offer better choice of forward-thinking investment solutions.

With a strong reputation built over 50 years, Mackenzie Investments is a holistic asset-management partner for thousands of Canadian financial advisors and the investors they support.

At IGM, better isn’t a destination. It’s our way of being. Our way to better means being the best wealth and asset management firm in the industry, creating a culture that inspires us, and leads to the betterment of all. That is why we are proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers and Best Diversity Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. IGM empowers its employees with hybrid work environments where applicable and prioritizes physical and mental wellness. Joining our team means being part of a culture driven by better. A culture that challenges convention and champions progressive thinking. Celebrates initiative and entrepreneurial spirit. Embraces and cultivates unique perspectives. And doesn’t just do what’s right for today, but for a sustainable future. Because at IGM, better never stops.


We are currently hiring an intern looking for a winter term position, January to April 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.


  • 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. 


  • 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 September 24, 2023, at 11:59pm EST.

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

If you need an accommodation or alternative format during the recruitment process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team for assistance.