As part of the GIIN’s mission to accelerate the scale and effectiveness of impact investing, we publish job openings from members of the GIIN Investors’ Council and other impact investing leaders.

Investment Intern

at Flat World Partners in 386 Park Avenue South, New York

About the Job

Flat World Partners is seeking to hire an Investment Intern for its New York office. The role will be responsible for sourcing investment opportunities, conducting due diligence, and researching investment trends.


  • Develop effective investment management strategies to manage assets over short,intermediate, and long-term time horizons for each investment portfolio.
  • Evaluate and recommend new ideas for potential investment, including strategies that improve return and reduce portfolio risk, as well as support social impact objectives.
  • Research investment ideas and trends to identify and present new investment concepts and solutions for potential incorporation into the investment program.
  • Perform research and quantitative analysis for a variety of asset classes, investment managers, and risk/return of portfolio composition, as assigned.
  • Have extensive experience analyzing, documenting, and monitoring alternative asset class investments including private equity, hedge funds, and private real estate investments.
  • Develop and maintain models and risk measurement tools to assess portfolio activities and investment managers.
  • Ensure that best practices in bench-marking, peer analysis, and other assessment tools are implemented and used to facilitate improvements in investment results.
  • Monitor and advise investment team on external trends and events (e.g. market,regulatory, accounting) impacting the investment portfolios.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 2+years of experience in investments &/or consulting
  • Knowledge of markets and investment analysis, in support of the incorporation of investment ideas and strategies that benefit portfolios.
  • Knowledge of programming languages an advantage
  • Emerging markets experience an advantage
  • Ability to work well and collaborate with others
  • Highly developed organizational and analytical skills
  • Strong interest and/or knowledge in impact investing
  • Highly pro-active
  • Strong desire to work within a startup environment
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Candidate must have strong knowledge and skills in MSExcel, PPT, Word and Outlook.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required.

To apply

Flat World Partners

Flat World Partners is a next generation investment advisory and asset management firm, solely focused on Impact Investments. We take a global, active and transparent approach to our investment strategy; seeking out the best in class opportunities that meet the needs of clients. We work alongside your investment team to build customized impact portfolios. We’re constantly talking to the impact market, diligencing managers, products and direct investments to help you drive your business for generations to come.