Position: Hard Assets Summer Intern

Legal Entity: VEAC

Business Unit(s): Investment Management

Location: New York

Department: Hard Assets, Energy

Reporting to: Portfolio Manager

FLSA Status (US Staff only): Non-Exempt Full Time Summer

VanEck is a privately held global asset management firm founded in 1955. We develop forward-looking, intelligently designed, active and ETF strategies that strengthen long-term portfolios. We will provide qualified individuals with outstanding education and growth opportunities. If you are a high-energy individual with a strong work ethic, excellent team skills, and outstanding communication skills, we would like to speak with you.

VanEck’s Summer Intern Program includes exposure across the firm through educational, mentorship, and networking events. As an Intern, you will also be exposed to the firm’s senior management, gain an understanding of the financial services industry and learn critical business skills. Our internship program will build more than just your resume — it will challenge your knowledge, build your network and drive your career path. Our program spans 10 weeks and typically runs from June 3 – August 9. If you are looking to gain valuable hands-on experience while working with talented individuals, apply now!

Hard assets is a team of 14 people within active management. We are a natural resource focused fund, with equity investments in energy (traditional and new), mining, and agriculture. The qualified individual will be working closely with our analysts and portfolio managers in day-to-day research and diligence of stocks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Includes the following, other duties may be assigned as needed:

• Responsible for specific project(s) that will complement, improve or expand the team’s valuation tools or research databases.

• Help develop or customize company models and supply/demand models as needed.

• Research primarily focused on companies in energy (exploration & production and oilfield services) and/or oil and natural gas as a commodity.

• Locate pertinent company data from websites, public files (Annual reports, 10K, press releases, etc.), Bloomberg, or other sources to populate existing or new databases and/or models.

• Communicate with sell-side analysts and/or company representatives to obtain company or industry specific information. • Help generate investment themes and ideas.


• Interest in commodities, hard assets, financial models, and equity research.

• Good communication skills.

• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

• A working knowledge of Internet, MS Word and Excel.

• Roll up your sleeve work ethic.

• Professional demeanor.

Education and/or Experience

• Currently entering junior level (3rd year) or beyond within a 4 year college program.

• Some experience within a corporate environment is helpful but not required.


To perform successfully and gain the most from this internship, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Professional demeanor

• Capacity for learning new procedures/ideas

• Motivation

• Enthusiasm

Language Skills

• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


• The maximum hourly rate for this position is $25 an hour.

VanEck is committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and to providing equal opportunity in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws. VanEck does not and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, ancestry, color, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, covered-veteran or military status, genetic information, and/or any other factor protected by law.

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