Clean Yield Asset Management

Social Research and Advocacy Internship — Paid | Paid Internship

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10 weeks

June – August (exact dates are flexible)

Pay: $18.00/hr

Location: National – position is remote

 

Position Description

At Clean Yield, we help our clients meet their long-term financial goals while making a positive difference in the world. Since 1984, we have engaged with progressive investors to generate healthy returns through investments that reflect their values. We build custom portfolios that actively channel investment dollars toward developing a more just and environmentally sustainable economy. At Clean Yield, clients find principles and profits working together.

Clean Yield is seeking a summer intern to support our social research, shareholder advocacy, and B Corp efforts. Specific projects may include performing environmental and social reviews of Clean Yield investments, researching companies to identify those involved in developing sustainable solutions, collating shareholder advocacy results and identifying advocacy opportunities, and supporting annual B Corp/Vermont Benefit Corp reporting.

 

Work Scope

Annual ESG Portfolio Review

• Review Clean Yield’s Buy List for materials changes to company ESG profiles. This includes: • Gathering and analyzing data from a range of sources – some public and some subscription-based

• Identifying materials changes to ESG profiles

• Preparing report of findings for Clean Yield’s Investment Committee

Support Social Research and Advocacy Function

• Support Clean Yield’s Director of Social Research and Advocacy with research and administrative tasks as needed

 

Required Qualifications

Suitable candidates will have strong analytical and writing capabilities, as well as good attention to detail and intellectual curiosity. The ability to find humor in things is also appreciated!

 

Desired Skills, Attributes, and Knowledge

A commitment to environmental sustainability or social justice issues or a demonstrated interest in sustainable or impact investing would be helpful.

 

Educational/Professional Development Outcomes

The intern will gain experienc ein the inner workings of ustainable and impact investing, as well as familiarity with the B Corp reporting and assessment framework. Specfic projects may be included in student work portfolios.

Clean Yield is a values-driven organization where everyone contributes to the firm’s success. We enjoy flexible scheduling, a casual work environment, and a strong sense of team.

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To Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to hr@cleanyield.com.

Clean Yield Asset Management is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, class, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), family status, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. People from historically marginalized groups are especially encouraged to apply.