Investment Firm

Undergraduate Summer Internship Development Program

Our mission is to offer broad access and exposure to a career path in financial services by creating a candidate pool of first-generation college students and/or those underrepresented in the investment management industry.

About the Program.

For 10 weeks, approximately 20 interns gain direct experience in a professional setting in a variety of departments throughout the company, including investment and non-investment teams. Interns receive industry-specific professional peer development aimed at providing knowledge and tools to advance in a corporate environment.

Hiring has closed for Summer 2024.

Summer 2025 Program date: 9 June – 8 August 2025.

Applications will open for the 2025 program on 30 September 2024.


The Undergraduate Summer Internship Development Program (USID) is a first-generation college program seeking a diverse range of students who are currently underrepresented in the investment industry. This program seeks undergraduates that are passionate to learn more about the investment management industry and have the following prerequisites:

  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • First-generation college students
  • Underrepresented in the investment industry

What You’ll Gain From This Program.

Loomis, Sayles Investment Firm

Direct Experience

Students get direct experience by spending 10 weeks learning meaningful, practical and project-based work in a professional setting.

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Ongoing Development

Students receive industry-specific and personal development aimed to give knowledge and tools to advance in a corporate environment.

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Students are matched with an employee to support connecting experience and development to a potential career by sharing knowledge, experience, and career advice.

My impression of corporate culture has completely shifted. Everybody had an open door policy here at Loomis Sayles and was open to talking with me and helping me out with anything.

Julia Vorobeychik USID Intern, University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Vault 2024 Internship Rankings

The Loomis Sayles Undergraduate Summer Internship Development Program has been recognized by Vault as one of the best internships for 2024 – ranking #15 in the financial services industry and #44 overall in the training and mentoring category.

Areas of Development & Focus.

  • Bloomberg Certification
  • Basics of Financial Market Structure
  • Cover Letter and Resume Writing
  • Equity Investing Basics
  • Excel Training
  • Executive Functioning
  • Financial Literacy
  • Financial Modeling
  • Fixed Income Basics
  • Interview Prep and Practice
  • Industry Knowledge Training
  • Making the Most of Your LinkedIn
  • Negotiating Job Offers
  • Social Media and Personal Branding
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Department & Team Positions.

  • Accounting
  • Client Relationship Management
  • Communications
  • Consultant Relations
  • Equity Research
  • Fixed Income Research
  • Human Resources
  • Investment Operations
  • Legal & Compliance
  • Marketing
  • Trading

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    Summer 2024: 3 June – 9 August

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Is there a deadline?

The deadline to apply for the 2025 USID internship program will be 31 October 2024. Applications for the 2025 program open on 30 September 2024.

How long is the internship?

The internship will last approximately 10 weeks (based on student availability). The timing will be from early June to mid-August.

Are the internships paid?

Yes, our internships are paid.