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Intern, Private Investment Risk (September - December 2024)

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a current Finance or Economics student with advanced Excel skills, strong analytical abilities, and French proficiency, to intern at PSP Investments. Fast learner and team player with right to work in Canada.
  • You will review and update investment ratings, monitor risk limits, stay informed on market trends, and assist with various projects in private investment risk.

Off-cycle Internship



  • The Private Investment Risk Group performs all fundamental analyses, including initial assessments and annual reviews. For private investment transactions, our group assigns internal risk ratings and specific covenants to each transaction to ensure that the risk profile of each asset class is in line with its portfolio target risk rating. In addition, the team monitors on an ongoing basis the news and various limits/guidelines for private investments. The Private Investment Risk Group ultimately reports to the Chief Financial and Risk Officer. 


  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Finance, Economics or other related field.
  • Advanced or intermediate Excel skills
  • Effective communications skills, both written and spoken
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team player and fast learner
  • Must return to studies after the internship or the internship must be part of your curriculum
  • Proficiency in English and French (or willingness to learn) (frequent interactions in English with PSP employees based 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.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • As an Intern, Private Investment Risk, you’ll:
  • Perform rating reviews of existing investments to ensure that internal ratings reflect the current credit profile of each investment
  • Assist with the monitoring of limits and risk controls in place for PSP’s investments
  • Monitor market news with respect to PSP’s private market investments as well as the broader institutional investment world
  • Participate in various ad-hoc projects and tasks


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Jun 2, 2024