RobecoSAM is looking for an Intern to join its Sustainability Investing (SI) Research Team. The SI Research team is responsible for identifying the most financially material sustainability factors that differentiate companies in terms of their business performance, thereby improving investment decisions. Connected to this, the team is responsible for RobecoSAM’s corporate sustainability assessment (CSA), which serves as the basis for the creation of sustainability index families jointly with S&P Dow Jones including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) , the leading corporate sustainability benchmark in the world. As the SI knowledge hub for Robeco, SI Research adds value to the group by contributing unique thematic and company-specific sustainability insights to help investment teams integrate sustainability into their strategies.
The successful candidate will support senior analysts in SI Research as they work to evaluate financially material sustainability factors, maintain the industry-leading CSA, and leverage the team’s research across the organization. We are looking for a motivated individual who is passionate about sustainability and would like to drive sustainable development through financial markets.
This internship is uniquely designed to provide you with a solid foundation for a possible career at RobecoSAM or in the sustainable investment industry. The planned duration is 6-9 months, as agreed.
Your main tasks will include:
Your soft skills:
As the legislations for work permits in Switzerland are very strict, we can only consider applicants who are either EU / EFTA citizens or already hold a valid work permit for Switzerland. Please indicate your nationality on your CV. Applications of candidates that do not fulfill these requirements will not be considered.
Are you interested in this unique opportunity? We look forward to receiving your application including motivation letter, CV and university grades/diploma to email@example.com
For this position we only accept direct applications.
Founded in 1995, RobecoSAM is an investment specialist focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing. It offers asset management, indices, impact analysis and investment, sustainability assessments, and benchmarking services. Together with S&P Dow Jones Indices, RobecoSAM publishes the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) as well as the S&P ESG Index Series, the first index family to treat ESG as a standalone performance factor using the RobecoSAM Smart ESG methodology.