Day In The Life of an Asset Management Summer Intern

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Would anybody mind drawing out what a day in the life of an Asset Management summer intern/analyst would be (say at a bank like HSBC in London)?

I would have posted this in the Asset Management forum, but its a lot quiter there and a lot of times I just dont get any responses.


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Dec 31, 1969

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Dec 31, 1969

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Dec 31, 1969

2) Insurance Asset Management
SummaryA Fixed Income rotation program among investment sectors in the New York offices of Deutsche Insurance Asset Management. Candidate will rotate through 2 or more unspecified sectors in the Fixed Income markets with MBA caliber interaction and expectations. Possible sectors include:

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Dec 31, 1969

3) DB Advisors -Quantitative Strategies Portfolio Engineering GroupNew York
SummaryNew York City based Quantitative Strategies portfolio engineering group seeks an intern for the summer of 2009. The successful candidate will gain valuable experienceworking with an experienced team which focuses on the portfolio construction for specialist investment strategies.
ResponsibilitiesThe intern will assist the portfolio engineering group in the following capacity:

Dec 31, 1969

4) High Yield Strategies
SummaryAnalyst's on the team perform detailed issuer analysis and are responsible for making and defending investment recommendations for High Yield Bond and Leveraged Loan portfolios within assigned sectors. Analysts'are required to have a thorough understanding of assigned sectors and the issues and trends that are likely to impact investment performance. The group supports a variety of portfolio strategies including mutual fund, structured product and separate accounts.
ResponsibilitiesPosition supports the High Yield Bond and Leveraged Loan Research Team. Associate position supports Analysts on the Research Team and duties generally include the following with analyst supervision:

Dec 31, 1969

5) MBS and Investment Grade Fixed Income
SummaryRetail NY fixed income is a small group managing and trading forseveral different mutual funds with varying objectives and structures. We are in the process of enhancing our fund management through a wider array of investment vehicles and better measurement and management of risk.
ResponsibilitiesThis individual will assist with the group's management of fundsso will need to be familiar with account indices, guidelines, and objectives. In addition, they will need to familiarize themselves with the various asset classes and how they might be used in our funds.Become familiar with the day to day operational duties in managing our funds in order to help cover when people are out and to take on some of the duties full time. To include, but not limited to : derivative exposure monitoring, attribution reports, daily cash and duration monitoring, the roll book, and Board materials.Learn DB systems -PIMs, GDH, CRTS, POINT, etc and how to extract portfolio data from them. Help, lead, various research projects on new asset classes, their sensitivities, and make recommendations on how they might be used profitably in the mutual funds and in a portfolio context. Research, design, test, and implement a new model to optimize our asset allocation amongst Lehman Aggasset classes. We have a couple of models being monitored, butnothing that successful in its current format.

Dec 31, 1969

6) Structured Products Americas
SummaryStructured Products America runs the retail structured products business at DWS Investments, part of Deutsche Asset Management. Retail structured products are some of the fastest growing types of investments in the US. Our business spans all asset classes andinvolves the development, issuance and nationwide distribution of structured notes and CDs as well as structured mutual funds and other investment solutions. We are one of the largest distributors ofretail structured products to third parties in the country.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities will include assisting with product developmentand selection, preparation of marketing and client educational materials as well as providing general analytical and quantitative support for the business.Role will involve exposure to all aspects of the business entailing participation in client meetings; assisting with issuance, trading and risk management of structured notes and CDs; as well as direct involvement with senior team members on product development and other projects.Potential to conduct original research and analysis in connection with relevant market developments as well as new product development.