Franklin Templeton

Whether you are a rising college Junior (graduating in 2026) or Senior (graduating in 2025), we understand that securing an internship is an exciting adventure. If you’re eager for new challenges and you value diverse perspectives in a global environment, there’s a place for you at Franklin Templeton this summer.

Summer internships run 8 to 12 weeks and allow you to gain valuable business experience and on-the-job training. You will learn from industry experts, company leaders, and peers to help you develop personally and professionally.

Franklin Templeton brings together an unmatched collection of independent Specialist Investment Managers to provide our clients with deep expertise and specialization within and across asset classes, investment styles, and geographies. This combination of multiple investment groups in one company provides boutique specialization with global scale.

You can learn more about our Investment Management business here.

Position Summary:

The Investment Management division of Franklin Templeton is hiring full-time Interns to work in-person in the summer of 2024. Office locations can include: San Mateo, CA, New York City, NY, and Stamford, CT.

This is a full-time internship where students will work approximately 38-40 hours per week, dependent on location.

This summer developmental experience goes far beyond a traditional internship. Our interns meet with senior leaders, participate in collaborative problem solving, and develop a deep understanding of the Investment Management industry. Interns may be hired to support the following areas of Investment management: Investment Solutions, Fixed Income, Equities, Global Investments, and Sustainability.

We’re seeking individuals from ALL backgrounds who have a passion for building relationships, communicate and collaborate effectively, strive to grow and improve as active learners, and have a strong “why” behind their interest in the asset management industry.

Depending on role, key responsibilities could include:

  • Working with Investment Managers to support the completion of strategic projects and initiatives within the Investment Management Lines of Business.
  • Developing your understanding of our Investment Management business.
  • Utilizing quant and data skills (Python, VBA, R) to assist our modeling and quant team.
  • Supporting Investment Managers with research.
  • Gaining access to senior leadership throughout the company during exclusive intern-only learning sessions.
  • Opportunities to earn business and financial industry related certifications.

Ideal Qualifications will vary by role, but in general we are seeking students who possess some or all of the following:

  • Rising Junior (graduating in 2026) or Senior (graduating in 2025) enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Degrees: Finance, Economics, Quantitative Finance, Business Admin, Communications, or a related area
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (desired)
  • Adaptability with capacity for differentiated thinking
  • Data and digital fluency
  • Agility for learning, able to synthesize ideas and information to form a bigger picture
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Growth-oriented mindset and comfort with ambiguity
  • Commitment to excellence and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated interest working in asset management
  • Certain internships may require advanced Excel, VBA, Python and/or R skills
  • Open to diverse perspectives and collaborating with talent from across the company.
  • Ability to work in the U.S. without requiring current or future sponsorship.

Ready to make moves? Apply today!

When applying, please be sure to attach your resume. Applications without a resume file attachment will not be reviewed.

Due to the large volume of applications anticipated, we may not be able to personally contact every applicant. If you are interested in applying to more than one Franklin Templeton internship, please apply for other internships that pique your interest.

Compensation Range: This is a full-time internship where students will work approximately 38 hours per week and earn competitive hourly pay of $35-$45 USD per hour, depending on location, and year in school. There are several factors taken into consideration in making compensation decisions including but not limited to location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. At Franklin Templeton, we apply a total reward philosophy where all aspects of compensation and benefits are taken into consideration in determining compensation.

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