Position Title: Research Intern
Reports to: Senior Research Analyst
Portfolio 21 Investments is a registered investment advisor providing portfolio management services to individual and institutional clients. Incorporated in 1987, the company is located in Portland, Oregon. Total assets under management are over $600 million. Portfolio 21 Investments strictly invests in companies that are incorporating environmental principles into their business strategies. When considering investment opportunities we focus on the environmental aspects of products and services, the environmental awareness of companies, the environmental impact of companies, and how companies address these issues. We also monitor companies’ corporate ethics, governance and social responsibility.
We are looking for two individuals for 8 weeks during the summer of 2014 for an internship position. The role of this position is to complete annual reviews of the sustainability performance of publicly traded companies held in our global equity strategy. This internship will provide you an opportunity to learn about our sustainability investment criteria, and how to apply the criteria when evaluating companies. Past interns have reported having a very positive experience and that the position provided the opportunity to gain real world experience in evaluating what companies (across a wide range of industries) are doing to address sustainable development issues.
You are familiar with sustainable business issues/concepts such as: Electronics EOL, RoHS, ISO14001, FSC, The Equator Principles, The Natural Step and more.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to email@example.com by March 31, 2014. When submitting your application, please include “Internship” in the subject field.
Portfolio 21 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.