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Manager Research Intern
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Mercer | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Throughout the internship, the Manager Research Intern is responsible for assisting consultants in gathering missing information and additional information about Investment Managers to help better enable consultants to evaluate Investment Managers to identify those who are most capable of generating value for our client portfolios. To fulfill this role, the Manager Research Intern will (under the direction of the Consultant):

* Contact Investment Managers directly to complete missing information about Investment Managers and Investment Management strategies in the Global Investment Manager Database (GIMD) for client presentations
* Provide ad hoc support to Consultants in preparing for internal and external research meetings by gathering background information through internet searches on clients and investment managers
* Attend Investment Manager Meetings in the local office each week to gain exposure to the industry and observe and learn from the Consultants that lead the meetings
* Working towards BA/BS degree in finance, economics, or other business-related areas having strong quantitative and analytical analysis
* Up to 3 years of applicable experience
* Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
* Ability to multi-task, manage multiple priorities while working in a rapidly changing environment
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with a high proficiency in Excel
* Should have an Interest in pursuing a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation or MBA degree

About Mercer

Mercer HR Services employs 4,100 professionals in major international service centers located in Melbourne, Australia; Toronto, Canada; Dublin, Ireland; and London, England. In addition, 1,600 professionals work in four major US service centers located in Norwood, Mass.; Dallas and Houston, Tex.; and Deerfield, Ill. Mercer HR Services offers one of the most flexible and comprehensive HR services platforms available and provides complete outsourcing solutions for retirement plan administration and program management, health and benefits administration, absence management and Total Benefits Outsourcing (TBO) for HR services. Mercer Human Resource Consulting is a global leader for HR and related financial advice and services, with more than 15,000 employees serving clients from more than 180 cities and 42 countries and territories worldwide. The company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., which lists its stock (ticker symbol: MMC) on the New York, Chicago and London stock exchanges.