Whether you're an investment professional, an expert in sales or a technology specialist, you'll find a culture at MFS that supports you in doing what you do best. Our employees work together to reach better outcomes, always favoring the strongest idea over the strongest individual. We put people first and show care and compassion for our community and each other. Because what we do matters – to us as valued professionals and to the millions of people and institutions who rely on us to help them build more secure and prosperous futures.
MFS is a premier investment management firm with a rich history and a growing global reputation. Since 1924, when our founders invented the mutual fund, collaboration and innovation have fueled our success. When you join our team, you will be challenged by the work you do, and you will share your talents with a vibrant network of vested individuals to create an elite organization and build a rewarding career.
This internship experience provides participants with a meaningful, relevant work experience as part of their academic studies. In addition to daily responsibilities, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a series of structured activities designed to enhance their learning experience including:
At the conclusion of this position, interns will have increased their knowledge of investing, the mutual fund industry, employee engagement, and a firm understanding of how information technology (IT) works at an asset manager.
The MFS Summer Internship program is a 10-12-week program, starting the end of May and ending in mid-August. Students work full-time, Monday through Friday, 35- 40 hours per week and are paid hourly. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants must be current juniors (graduating 2021).
About IT at MFS
Our IT teams operate a highly redundant, fully documented data environment using the best technology available. They often build proprietary security solutions to make sure the right people have the right access.
IT interns help develop systems technology projects that address the business needs of MFS. They will learn how to elicit and gather business requirements, analyze data supporting business decisions and translate these into solutions. They will also be introduced to other technology project functions and learn how to test, and deploy solutions. Interns will gain exposure to technology changes proposed and in progress across MFS business areas and a unique/holistic view of the business through that change. Successful interns will also have involvement with multiple projects at multiple stages, allowing them to gain understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Some principle responsibilities of interns in this group may include: