Intern – Infrastructure & Natural Resources (4 month contract) Job at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan – in Toronto, ON

The opportunity

September 2021 – December 2021

Are you curious to learn more about becoming an investment professional? Do you thrive in a fast-paced working environment? If so, join Ontario Teachers’ Infrastructure & Natural Resources (INR) group. We are looking for dedicated self-starters who share our passion for investing and want to learn how we execute on investment opportunities and manage our existing investments.

If you are an excellent teammate who can handle multiple projects and is interested in learning about investing in the growing infrastructure and natural resources sectors, then this is the opportunity for you!

Who you’ll work with

Reporting to a Principal, the investment intern will work closely with our highly-specialized private equity team that invests in global infrastructure and natural resources companies to deliver growing, inflation-linked cash flows over a long-term investment horizon. Our team consists of over 45 investment professionals with strong academic backgrounds (CA, CFA, MBA, CBV, PEng) and solid practical experience.

We handle a geographically-diverse C$25 billion global investment portfolio and have offices in Toronto, Canada, London, United Kingdom, and Singapore, with additional presences in Santiago, Chile and Melbourne, Australia! Our investments are primarily through direct, privately-held, controlling or co-controlling stakes, rather than through funds or passive holdings.

What you’ll do

The investment intern in this role will be involved in assisting the team in analysing potential new investment opportunities, managing our existing investments and partake in the following initiatives:

Hone your financial modelling abilities by analysing investment opportunities;

Learn to identify key value drivers and risks for investments and perform related sensitivity and scenario analyses;

Support due diligence exercises;

Prepare valuations, presentations, and reports to senior investment professionals;

Develop and analyse business cases for portfolio company value creation initiatives (debt refinancings, expansion projects, management compensation, on-going budgeting, etc.)

What you’ll need

Currently pursuing an undergraduate or master’s degree with a concentration in investments, finance, or accounting

Previous intern experience in M&A, investment banking, private equity, consulting, or equity research, with specific infrastructure or natural resources experience required

Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) required

Excellent analytical and quantitative skills and ability to perform in-depth analysis

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to balance multiple priorities and initiatives while remaining detail-oriented

Must be enrolled in 3rd / 4th year or related Masters’ program

You must be enrolled in a co-op program or returning back to your studies after the work term is completed

What we are offering

An inclusive and welcoming work environment

Numerous opportunities for professional growth and development , including lunch and learns , networking and online learning through Degreed , which offers thousands of resources on various different subject s

Student-led team building events on a monthly basis

Several forums , including Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), for colleagues to connect, share ideas and build community

Di scount programs including Edvan t a ge and Perkopolis

Ontario Teachers’ is a globally minded organization and we take pride in ensuring that the people we hire and the culture we create reflects and celebrates diversity of thought, background and experience.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.

How to apply

Are you ready to pursue new challenges and take your career to the next level? Submit your application online at www.otpp.com/careers and apply to requisition #3361 . The following documents are required to be uploaded with your application:


Copy of your transcripts

**Once your resume is uploaded, you may use the ‘upload’ button to attach more documents such as those required and outlined above.

You will also be invited to complete a pre-recorded digital interview as part of your application. This portion of your application will take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

The deadline to apply for this role is May 28, 2021

**We encourage you to apply to your top 3 positions of interest but note that you will only be considered for 1 position at a time.

Please note that as part of our eligibility criteria it is required you are available to begin on or before September 7, 2021 for onboarding and training purposes.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected for a personal interview will be contacted. Note that candidates must be legally entitled to work in the country where this role is located.


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About the Company

Company: Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan –

Company Location:  Toronto, ON

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