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Investment Analyst - Summer Internship (2023)

We are seeking an Investment Analyst intern for the summer of 2023 that will join our rapidly growing team.  The ideal candidate will be a rising Junior/Senior undergraduate student who is interested in learning about the career path of an investment analyst in a fully immersive professional and educational experience.  At Pier Asset Management you will have the opportunity to leverage your skills, take an active role in the firm and make a positive impact on the business. Our strategy involves investments across industries in consumer, small business, and real estate segments which means that there is never a dull day on the investment team!

Every team member, including interns, play a critical role in the firm’s success and have direct interaction with principals, clients, and deal counter-parties.  

This is a hybrid remote/in-office role that requires at least 2 days/week in our Manhattan Beach, CA offices.

Who you are

  • Consistently goes the extra mile in competitive environments to achieve superior results (a burning desire for excellence)

  • Congenial team player who is effective in both collaborative and independent environments

  • Possessing a beginner’s mind.  Constantly improving what they produce and how they think 

  • An aptitude and desire to learn by doing 

  • Working knowledge of how to build spreadsheets, reports, and presentations

  • Excellent analytical skills 

  • Effective at oral and written communication, summarizing financial concepts and data in words and graphics 

  • You have a curiosity about financial markets, macroeconomic research, and the alternative investment industry

  • You are an undergraduate student in your Sophomore or Junior year

  • Work well as a team player in small teams

What you'll do

  • Conduct market research and build models analyzing credit assets

  • Prepare in-depth valuations and financial analysis of existing and prospective investment opportunities

  • Calculate financial metrics on our fund portfolio or individual investments

  • Assist the investment team and other firm principals in special projects related to the funds or the general partner

  • Prepare and present critical analysis of deals or fund performance communicating patterns, insights, and discrepancies 


  • Because of our size, you’ll have direct interactions with the firm’s principals, clients, and deal counter-parties

  • Your supervisor, senior leaders and team will offer guidance and mentorship 

  • Real-world experience of investment analyst functions such as market research, portfolio analysis, and risk management

  • A “California casual” culture 

  • Hybrid in office / remote work flexibility

Why work with Pier?

People first

We have benefits that are centered around flexibility, recognizing that work is only one part of a healthy life

Build with the best

Our shared commitment to excellence is how we consistently exceed client expectations and provide outsized investment returns

Principled Leadership

We  run the business with precise principles and an informal "California casual" culture

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