Join Our Team

We recruit for a variety of positions on the team.  In the fall, we recruit for our Summer Intern program, and in the spring, our Sustainability Intern is selected in conjunction with the Sustainability Office.  If you'd like to experience the thrill of working for your alma mater while simultaneously getting a master class in investing, these internships are for you! We partner with some of the world’s best asset managers across the investment landscape - from public equity to venture capital, renewable energy to distressed debt - and our small, collaborative team means you will be put to work on projects that impact our investment strategy and the portfolio.  Responsibilities include quantitative and qualitative research and analysis related to investment managers, asset classes, portfolio management, asset allocation, risk management, and macro-economics. No investment experience required. Just bring curiosity, enthusiasm, and a love for the College!


Summer 2024 Investment Office Intern Position

Amherst College sophomores apply for the Summer 2024 Investment Office Intern position! Applications are due by midnight October 29, 2023. The 2024 application window is closed. Recruitment for 2025 will begin fall 2024.

Should you have any questions regarding our endowment job opportunities, please reach out to the Investment Office at

Recent Interns


2023 Summer Interns at Red Sox event: (Left to Right) CIO Letitia Johnson, Erko Sakhiyeva '25, Matt Toporoski '25, Abhi Gupta '25, Investment Officer Adam McPherson, Investment Officer Shane Levy.

Three interns pose together outside of the Amherst College investment office

Summer Interns 2022: (Left to Right) Parmis Rouzbahani '24, Maksym Sherman '24, Xinyi Zhao '24.

Past interns still at the College include  Edred Opie '25, Erko Sakhiyeva '25, Matt Toporoski '25, Abhi Gupta '25, Parmis Rouzbahani '24, Maksym Sherman '24, Xinyi Zhao '24. Recent graduates include Leslie Schwartz '23, Jack Vander Vort '23, and Quentin Jeyaretnam '23.

This program is funded through the generosity of Amherst alum, Drew Shilling ’89. “The Investment Management industry can be difficult for undergraduates to break into because employers often are looking for demonstrated interest in the financial markets or previous industry experience. Even a summer internship can move a candidate’s resume to the top of the recruitment pile,” says Shilling. “I am very pleased to help underwrite the efforts of the Amherst Investment Office in providing relevant experience to interested students. These positions will help students and graduates determine whether they have a passion for the markets and investing and will also provide them with relevant experience should they decide to pursue a full-time position in the industry.”

Since the program’s inception in 2009, nearly 30 students have interned with the Investment Office. Interns typically depart as graduating seniors, often moving on to professional work in consulting, banking, law, and investment management. Recent professional destinations include Vista, Bain, Putnam, Lazard, and many more; recent academic destinations include Harvard Law School.