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Intern, Canada Growth Fund Investment Management (January - April 2025)

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Montréal

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  • You need to be a high-achieving, team-oriented student with strong analytical skills, business acumen, and proficiency in computer tools. Fluency in English/French, respect for diversity, and eligibility to work in Canada are also essential.
  • You will assist in conducting investment analysis, due diligence, and impact assessment for transactions, preparing investment recommendations, and supporting existing portfolio management.

Off-cycle Internship

Engineering, Banking & FinanceMontréal

Description

  • The Canada Growth Fund Investment Management Team is a new team that is being created to manage the C$15bn Canada Growth Fund. The mandate of the Canada Growth Fund will focus on climate investing in Canada. The objectives of the mandate include accelerating the deployment of new technologies that will drive GHG emissions reduction, as well as local economic benefits while also catalyzing additional private investment to the sector. We will be investing in Canadian projects and companies across themes such as carbon capture, hydrogen, renewable natural gas, electrification, clean technology and critical minerals. 

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Commerce, Economics, Mathematics or Engineering degree (in penultimate or final academic year)
  • Currently enrolled in an Investment program, an asset
  • High academic achievement
  • Business acumen and excellent financial/accounting analytical skills
  • High level of proficiency with computer tools such as MS-Office (namely Excel and PowerPoint)
  • A team player who enjoys a high-performance culture
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively (written and oral)
  • Positive proactive attitude with a strong desire to learn, ideate and innovate
  • A respect for differences of opinion and an inclusive mindset
  • Must return to studies after the internship or the internship must be part of your curriculum
  • Good communications skills in English and French (or willingness to learn) (regular interactions in English with investment partners based outside of Quebec Example: peers, bankers, brokerage firms, etc. and PSP employees in our offices in Hong Kong, London and New York, and interactions in French with employees in our local offices in Montreal and Ottawa)
  • Candidates must have the right to work in Canada* for the period specified  to be considered for this position.  No support to obtain the right to work will be provided.
  • *Options include Canadian citizenship, permanent residency or a valid open work permit.   

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering
Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • As an Intern, Canada Growth Fund Investment Management, you’ll work closely with the team’s analysts and associates in conducting the following tasks:
  • Assist deal teams on the execution of transactions, including direct investments in projects and companies, as well as external fund commitments
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis of investment opportunities
  • Assess key merits and risks
  • Conduct sector and thematic research
  • Perform financial (valuation, returns, modelling) and impact analysis
  • Assist in key due diligence activities including reviewing work performed by third-party advisors (commercial, legal, accounting, tax, environmental, etc.)
  • Assist deal teams in the determination of material ESG factors and calculation of impact metrics, including avoided emissions and economic benefits associated with transactions
  • Help prepare investment memorandums and participate in the presentation of recommendations to the Investment Committee
  • Participate in the management of existing portfolio companies and assets
  • Assist the team with other key activities including impact measurement and reporting as well as stakeholder relations

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Application deadline

Jun 2, 2024

Location

Montréal