Investment Internship

Springfield, MISSOURI | 4 months
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Job Description

BKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter—both in the marketplace and in our offices.  We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work.

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About BKD

BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,650 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at .


Wealth Management Internship



Firm Description:


BKD Wealth Advisors is a wholly owned subsidiary of BKD, LLP, a top 15 CPA and advisory firm in the United States. As an investment advisor registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, BKD Wealth Advisors provides comprehensive and objective wealth management services to affluent families and institutions. Our firm manages or supervises more than $3.5 billion across eight offices in the Midwest.


Intern Responsibilities:


  • BKD Wealth Advisors offers internships in both the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP) tracks
  • CFA track interns support the BKD Wealth Advisors Investment Committee, comprised of CFA charter holders and candidates across multiple offices
    • Acquire an understanding of tools and resources used in the investment analysis and decision-making processes
    • Gather and organize economic, sector, and stock-specific research for review by the portfolio management team
    • Assist in the implementation of quantitative screening processes applied to both the equity and mutual fund universes
    • Maintain databases of approved investments
    • Assist with special projects and research as needed
  • CFP track interns support the local BKD Wealth Advisors practice unit
    • Assist advisors in providing Unmatched Client Service
    • Participate in the client meeting process – preparation, record keeping, and follow up
    • Record meeting notes and other service entries using our client relationship management system
    • Input client data into financial planning software for analysis and reporting

Application Dates and Internship Requirements:


  • Internship term is one academic year, with an application deadline of September 15, 2019
  • 15 to 20 hours per week, flexible schedule
  • Skill in Microsoft Office applications, and ability to learn various software systems
  • Desire and ability to work in a team environment


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