Investment Associate Program

Job ID
2017-1229
Category
Investments
City
Jersey City
State
NJ

Overview

About Lord Abbett:

 

Founded in 1929, Lord Abbett is an independent firm with a singular focus on the management of money. Over the course of our history, we’ve earned a sterling reputation for our leadership, influence, and innovation in the asset management industry. Today, our independent perspective, our commitment to active management, and our intelligent product design continue to make us relevant to individual and institutional investors.

 

From the very beginning, we’ve recognized that our people are our greatest asset. As an investment-led, investor-focused firm, we value intellectual curiosity, teamwork, and collaboration across the organization.

 

We’re looking for people with a keen interest in working for a trusted leader in the asset management industry, a desire to expand their knowledge, and a passion for delivering a client experience that exceeds expectations.

 

Now that you know our history, are you ready to be part of our future?

 


Job Overview: 

 

Lord Abbett is seeking individuals for our Investment Associate Program. The 2-year rotational program is a combination of in-house course instruction and hands on rotational assignments. The educational training will include financial accounting, quantitative research, equity analysis, and fixed income analysis. Training will be taught by experienced, senior investment professionals and industry leaders. During the rotational assignments, the analyst will be aligned with an investment team and will be involved in all aspects of the investment process, from quantitative screening and financial modeling to meetings with company management and portfolio construction. Each assignment will last approximately 12 months, allowing the Investment Associate to become an integral part of the investment team and contribute to results.

 

The Investment Associate will have opportunities for placement within the Investment Department in Domestic Equities, International Equities, Equity & Credit Research, Taxable Fixed Income, and Tax Free Fixed Income.

 

The program is designed to provide each participant with fundamental analytic skills, practical investment analysis experience and an in-depth understanding of the investment management industry. As part of the program, each participant will be enrolled in the Chartered Financial Analyst certification program.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree (May 2018 graduates)
  • Outstanding academic background
  • Strong analytical and logical thinking skills

 


Personal Characteristics Required:

  • Interest in investments
  • Highly motivated
  • Intellectually curious
  • Team Player

 

Lord Abbett is an equal employment opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to the following legally protected characteristics: race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, sexual identity, caregiver status, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.   All employment decisions at Lord Abbett are based solely on the applicant’s relevant experience, skills and qualifications.

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