Columbia Threadneedle Investments Fixed Income Intern

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
Boston, USA
02 Oct 2022
07 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Columbia Threadneedle Investments Intern Program is designed to provide students with first-hand investment management experience. The municipal bond investment team manages $15.2 billion across a broad array of strategies and vehicles. The eight senior portfolio managers are responsible for the investment decisions of seven national mutual funds, 11 state-specific mutual funds, an ETF, SMA laddered, traditional and customized securities for high-net-worth clients. The team works collaboratively with our 10-person credit research team and five dedicated municipal only trading partners for input for the investment decision-making process.

About the Columbia Threadneedle Internship Program:
Our 11-week summer intern program provides real-life experience in a collaborative and inclusive environment. As a Columbia Threadneedle intern, you will gain exposure to senior leaders, cultivate your business acumen, work on projects that directly impact the business, and network in a supportive, team-based atmosphere. In addition, you will have access to our Business Resource Networks, including the Black Employee Network, Young Professionals Network, PRIDE Network, and others.


As a Municipal Portfolio Manager intern, you will support the Senior Portfolio Managers and Sr. Portfolio Analyst in a variety of daily responsibilities including monitoring cash flows in SMA accounts, running simulation and attribution reports, utilize Bloomberg and portfolio management software to contribute directly to the investment process. Help design a front-end application in the CTI Data Science cloud to chart credit spreads of various municipal securities using ICE Security data already stored in the cloud. You will work with an experienced team of senior portfolio managers who will provide mentorship and opportunities for shadowing. As part of the investment process, you will also regularly interact with traders and credit analysts across the broader Municipal bond Investments team.

Required Qualifications

  • Current Junior at a 4-year university pursuing a bachelor's degree in Finance, Quantitative or Science degree with a focus in Economics, Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or related field with demonstrated ability to conduct research
  • Graduation date of December 2023 or May/June 2024
  • Demonstrated leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • High degree of self-motivation with strong integrity and ethics
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work and communicate collaboratively with others
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

NOTE: The company does not offer corporate undergraduate internships for students with F-1 visas.

About Our Company

Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We're intentionally built to help our clients succeed, backed by a global team of 2,000 people including more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. At Columbia Threadneedle, you'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority. In addition to our competitive total rewards package, employees stay with us because of our culture and commitment to their development. And, backed by the strength of our parent company, Ameriprise Financial, we are committed to providing you with the tools, resources, recognition and rewards to help you shape the career you want.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.
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