Monday, August 10, 2015

Fall International Executive Service Corps Advisory Services Internship

The International Executive Service Corps (IESC) has an internship opportunity available Fall of
2015 within its Financial Services Division practice area on the advisory team.
IESC is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes economic growth in developing countries
by supporting the development of private enterprises, business support organizations and public
institutions.

About the Job: 
IESC’s internship program is open to students in graduate and undergraduate
programs. Students that have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program within 6
months of applying will still be eligible for the internship. Previous internship(s) and/or
professional work experience preferred. Strong research and writing skills, and an ability to work
independently are needed.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Intake and processing of potential clients and analysis of preliminary client information;
  • Develop financial models and projections for interpretation by team management;
  • Synthesize vast amounts of information collected from the client into a coherent investor information memorandum or loan application;
  • Assist with investor due diligence;
  • Participate in phone calls and meetings with potential and active clients to maintain and advance client engagements;
  • Prepare for and attend bi-weekly team meetings;
  • Provide general support for the advisory team;
  • Facilitate communication of team information via SharePoint;
  • Continue the development of advisory team operations manual.
Qualifications:
  • Strong financial modeling, analysis and valuation skills;
  • Ability to evaluate business plans and experience in advising and assisting project sponsors to prepare investor pitch/documentation materials;
  • Strong understanding of the credit/investment underwriting process;
  • A strong communicator with a demonstrated history of interaction with international client;
  • Desire to be part of a mission-oriented organization;
  • Fluency in a second language (Spanish, French or Arabic a plus);
  • Demonstrated success as part of a team;
  • Flexibility to contribute to other start-up aspects of the advisory team;
  • Strong grasp of basic corporate finance and accounting concepts;
  • Detail oriented, able to juggle many moving parts of a project simultaneously;
  • Proactive, self starter;
  • Independent researcher;
  • Works well on a diverse team;
  • Strong writer with ability to document processes;
  • 20 hour/week commitment.
Apply here by Augusty 24.