ESG Research Intern, Calvert Research and Management – Washington, DC

ESG Research Intern – Summer 2018
Organization: Calvert Research and Management
Location: Washington, D.C.

Job Description:
By joining Eaton Vance, you’ll become part of a company that has one of the best employee retention rates in the financial services industry. We offer competitive salaries, generous benefits, and tremendous opportunities for growth and development. If you do not see a position that fits your career objectives, please return to this site in the future as our hiring needs will change. We look forward to your becoming a part of our continued success!

Basic Purpose:
The ESG Research Intern will provide research, product, engagement, reporting and operational support for Calvert Research and Management (CRM), a subsidiary of Eaton Vance. Our mission is to serve clients and outperform the market through our proprietary responsible investment management strategy, while making the world more environmentally sustainable and socially just.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analysis, research, and engagement across companies, industries, sectors and issues
  • Support CRM’s proprietary research process to analyze, score, rate, and rank issuers on their key material ESG factors to assess and differentiate ESG performance
  • Collaborate with CRM product team in support of existing and future investment products
  • Identify, understand and evaluate new ESG data and information sources
  • Construct and implement analytical tools that help further the understanding of the relationship between ESG factors and financial performance data
  • Assist in the creation and execution of impact metrics and reporting capabilities
  • Engage with issuers to improve ESG performance and enhance financial returns
  • Contribute to original research in responsible investing, industry-specific analysis, or issue area expertise
  • Complete ad-hoc projects to support the growing operations of CRM

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree seeking student in Business, Finance, or sustainability-related fields (Responsibilities will differ depending on educational level and experience); Graduate Degree seeking student a plus
  • Excellent academic record with proven research capabilities, either work-related or through course work
  • Interest in investment research, responsible investing, sustainable corporate practices, or data science preferred
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational and oral/written communication skills
  • Strong quantitative and data analytical skills; Experience analyzing large data sets a plus
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team to identify and implement innovative solutions
  • Positive attitude, strong worth ethic, eager to learn and detail oriented
  • Proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel; Familiarity with financial tools and databases a plus (e.g. Bloomberg, Factset, MSCI)
  • Impeccable integrity and trustworthiness

Application Instructions
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Deadline: 11/30/2017

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