Virginia State Government Summer Investment Interns in Richmond, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

ABOUT US The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) is the 20th largest public or private pension plan in the United States and the 44th largest public or private pension plan in the world with more than $74 billion in assets under management.

OUR INTERN PROGRAM VRS is seeking bright and highly-motivated undergraduate and graduate students who are eligible to work in the U.S. for our Summer Investment Intern Program. Interns will assist Program Directors and their teams over a wide range of projects in one or more of the following areas:

  • Global Equity

  • Internal Equity

  • Fixed Income

  • Credit Strategies

  • Real Assets

  • Private Equity

  • Research

  • Strategic Initiatives

Interns can expect to gain experience and training in a wide range of areas including:

  • Portfolio Management

  • Investment Strategy

  • Manager Relations

  • Data Management and Analytics

  • Operations

Minimum Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS Applicants who may be considered for an interview will possess a thoroughly completed and impeccable application, a GPA of at least 3.0, demonstrated leadership qualities and possess the following qualifications:

  • Currently attending a college or university in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.

  • Focused training in business, economics, finance, information systems, statistics or operations research is preferred.

  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel or more advanced data manipulation tools as some projects will require integrating finance, data management and analysis skills.

  • Strong analytical skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills.

Special Requirements

Currently attending a college or university in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.

Contact Information


1200 E Main St Richmond, VA 23219

Working Title: Summer Investment Interns

Role Title: Finan Svcs Spec I - 19031

Job Open Date: 09/05/2017

Job Close Date: 11/03/2017

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $17 per hour

Agency: VA Retirement System (158)

Agency Website:

Location: Richmond (City) - 760

Position Number: W6056

Job Posting Number: 1028856

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Hourly/Wage

Job Type Detail: Wage Intern - WI-1

Pay Band: UG