Bridgewater Associates is a premier asset management firm, focused on delivering unique insight and partnership for the most sophisticated global institutional investors.
Our investment process is driven by a tireless pursuit to understand how the world’s markets and economies work — using cutting edge technology to validate and execute on timeless and universal investment principles.
Founded in 1975, we are a community of independent thinkers who share a commitment for excellence. By fostering a culture of openness, transparency, and inclusion, we strive to unlock the most complex questions in investment strategy, management, and corporate culture.
As an Investment Associate summer intern, you will spend your time building experience working on challenging investment questions in a highly dynamic environment, while also participating in a summer-long class where you will receive a world-class education in macroeconomics, and learn about Bridgewater’s unique approach to thinking about markets. Throughout the summer, you will be engaging in a highly intellectual and academic environment, while also rapidly developing and learning as a result of our culture. Interns will be invited into the broader Bridgewater community through our Affinity Networks, Bridgewater’s Distinguished Speaker series, all while working alongside and having fun with fellow interns and Investment Associates.
Investment Associates are on a mission to understand the fundamental drivers of markets and turn that understanding into quantitative trading strategies and qualitative investment advice for our clients. There are no typical paths at Bridgewater. We operate as a meritocracy, where you will be assessed on the quality of your ideas and given as much responsibility as you can handle. Some Investment Associates develop into specialized subject matter experts, while others excel as generalists. Many rotate between roles over the course of their careers. Investment Associates work across four investment areas:
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