Somerset Capital Management (SCM) is a staff-owned fund management firm specialising in long-only Emerging Market equity investing. The firm has around 50 members of staff based in London and Singapore. We have a strong and supportive culture and focus on retaining our staff with benefits such as healthcare, flexible working and support in studying for further qualifications.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team for six months, starting in autumn 2022 .The role will allow for the development of practical investment skills, direct company research and the writing of reports under the supervision of fund managers. It will also involve data entry and project specific work. Successful candidates will gain exposure to a small but growing fund management company focused on emerging markets. The role should provide a good platform for a financial services career.
If you are a recent graduate interested in gaining an insight into asset management with the following attributes, we would like to hear from you.
Hard working, accurate, organised and willing to support team projects
Excellent qualitative and quantitative research skills
Good at working through logical and/or practical problems
The ability to synthesize complex information and data into clear concise materials
Keen interest in asset management
Good working knowledge of Excel
Collaborative team player
HOW TO APPLY
Please complete the online form, including a cover letter which includes answers to the below in around 300 words:
Why are you applying to us for this internship?
What aspects of your character make you the most suitable candidate for this role and why?
What is the largest sustainability/Environmental Social Governance (ESG) challenge faced by investors in emerging markets today and why?
Group Private Medical Insurance
Group Personal Pension Scheme
Season Ticket Loan
Group Life Assurance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
25 days’ holiday p/a