A Truly Global Hands-on Experience


Unlike common university programs, SFI provides students with built-in internships iso that students can practice and gain specific experience and relationships while learning, using the words of Confucius, 'Is it not pleasant to learn with a constant perseverance and application? '

Benefits of Internship


  • Allows students to put into practice the more theoretical approach learned in class
  • Develops and expands students professional and personal skills
  • Increases student motivation to learn new material following the work term
  • Provides students with an unmatched competitive advantageProvides students with opportunities to network with professionals in the financial field and for potential career opportunities
  • Resources offered help extensively in preparing for interviews as well as for resume and cover-letter writing
  • and much much more...

Financial Institution Internship Opportunities


  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Barclays
  • Boston Common Asset Management
  • Brown Advisory
  • Calvert Investments
  • Impax Asset Management
  • Morgan Stanley
  • MSCI
  • Putnam Investments
  • Sustainalytics
  • ... 

Possible Responsibilities


  • Advise clients on financial services objectives and needs
  • Analyze financial statements and ESG data
  • Asset allocation considerations and climate change risk assessments
  • Assist in investment portfolio construction and strategy development
  • Conduct company valuations and help develop new sources of investment information
  • Debt and project finance including on renewable energy
  • Prepare reports on investments including on sustainability and financial criteria
  • Reply to industry market information requests 
  • Evaluate potential market opportunities and make recommendations
  • Assist the product management team with the creation of a customer acquisition plan
  • Collect and analyze data and trends in the global landscape of sustainability 
  • Prepare papers and presentations
  • ...