UBS Financial Services

Sustainable Investing Research & Communication Assistant | Fall

Hours Per Week: 6-10 hours per week, flexible hours

Position Starts: September 2019

End Date: May 2020

Pay: $10.78/hr

Location: South Burlington, VT

Main Focus of Internship:


Position Description:

Building on its history of over 150 years, UBS is committed to bringing its global resources to bear on the portfolios of high net worth individuals to help them pursue their wealth management goals. UBS Financial Services is seeking a Sustainable Investing Research & Communication Assistant. This is an opportunity to learn different aspects of private client wealth management practice with a focus on sustainable and socially responsible investment. The primary role is to manage a client and prospect communication program: research, letters, emails, social media,  and event planning.

  • Following current news, research and trends in sustainable investing;
  • Writing summaries and updates for social media and client/partner communications;
  • Assisting with social media management and digital subscription services;
  • Assisting with events: facility arrangements, invitation mailings, and presentation logistics.

Required Qualifications:

  • Freshmen through juniors welcome to apply.
  • Candidates should have a strong interest in sustainable and impact investing and be interested in following current research and trends.

Desired Skills, Attributes, and Knowledge:

  • Must be literate in both Microsoft Word and Excel. LinkedIn experience would be useful.
  • Depending upon the student’s specific interests, additional opportunities in wealth management, financial research or marketing can be part of the internship.

Work Environment/Culture:

  • Collaborative work
  • Opportunity for all workers to contribute ideas
  • Independent/autonomous work
  • Focus on social responsibility in the work/workplace
  • Access to managers who can act as mentors
  • Diversity valued, welcomed and encouraged
  • Creative work

Application Information:

Your application will consist of a cover letter (optionaland resume. Please direct your cover letter to David Carris, VP Wealth Management, UBS Financial Services, 38 Eastwood Drive, Suite 400, South Burlington, VT 05403. Click on the”Apply” button on this page to complete an application form and upload your cover letter and resume.