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Internship at Auriel Equity Investors LLP

Auriel Equity Investors LLP is looking to hire four university students or graduates who are on track for a 2:1 or above. The position is open to individuals from all subjects however a keen interest in investing is important. The internships will each be two weeks and commence on the 12th of June, 3rd of July, 24th of July, and the 14th of August, each lasting two weeks.

Job description

We are looking for candidates that can think big and creatively in the beginning of the project and have a sufficient attention to detail and respect for deadline at the end of the project. Most importantly, we look for candidates that share our passion to sustainable development and ability of the capital markets to provide a solution various sustainability related challenges

The role is to research and write a report on one of the topics below:

  1. Machine learning in Artificial Intelligence
  2. Biological engineering (biomaterials, bio-mimicry)
  3. Robotics
  4. Advanced materials (nanomaterials, Graphene)

The research outcome should be 3-7 page written summary of the topic, accompanied with as much supporting material (more writing, excel files, collection of links to relevant websites, academic references, libraries of reading materials, slide decks, databases) as needed to answer the key question:

Which (groups of) companies will benefit and which (groups of) companies will lose on this trend in the next 5-10 years and why?

The write up should touch the following:

  • Current state and relevant context?
  • What are the biggest open questions? Which are the most potential solutions?
  • Which are the likely scenario's for the next 3,5 and 10 years?
  • Recommended next steps for research activities and trading for AEI?

Each candidate will have four hours per week for queries to Auriel's Head of Research. This will give interns the opportunity to ask questions, get direction and submit drafts for feedback. In person meetings will take place at our office in Soho, London. For those candidates who are not based in London there is still the opportunity to participate in the internship with support sessions held via Skype.

The internship will be a paid position of £625 for the two weeks with a £500 bonus awarded to the candidate with the best report. We will hold an awards dinner for interns based in London. Please do note however that this internship position will not lead to a job offer.

If you wish to apply please write a short summary (no more than 600 words) explaining why you would like to be considered for the position, what your aspirations are for the future and confirm which topics and dates that you would be interested in (see form below). Please also attach a copy of your CV to the application. With four dates and four topics, there are sixteen slots to apply for.

Please advise of your top 5 choices which includes the dates and the subjects. Please note that your selection does not affect your chance of being hired.

The Deadline to apply is Friday 26th May at 5pm BST and all applicants will be contacted by 5pm BST on Wednesday 31st May.

Extra information

Education Level
College, University, Other
Offshore UK (eg Isle of), London, Other
Type of Contract
Internships, Temporary Full Time
Type of Job
Scientific Services, Technical, Project Management
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

Offshore UK (eg Isle of) | London | Other | Science Jobs | Technical Jobs | Project Management Jobs | Internships | Temporary Full Time | College | University | Other

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