Neuberger Berman Summer Portfolio Analyst – Fixed Income in Chicago, Illinois


We are seeking highly motivated individuals to work within our Fixed Income business, which manages approximately $90 billion of client assets across investment grade and non-investment grade strategies. As a summer intern, the individual would work with the trading desk and the portfolio construction team. The summer intern will have immediate and direct exposure to virtually all aspects of the team’s investment strategies. The internship presents a unique opportunity to work directly on portfolio management in a team-oriented, fast-paced, and highly dynamic environment.


  • Evaluate security characteristics to assist in portfolio construction

  • Statistical and financial modeling and possible in-depth analysis on specific macroeconomic factors

  • Help to efficiently manage order flow on the trading desk

  • Analyze data to ensure quality and consistency of information

  • Review client presentations, portfolio summary reports, and data requests for accuracy

  • Monitor portfolios to ensure they are aligned with portfolio manager conviction and research analyst opinion

  • Assist with performance attribution, trading analysis and risk measurement


  • Superb academic credentials in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Mathematics or related field. Minimum GPA of 3.5.

  • Dec 2018 or Spring 2019 grads only

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with an attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Aptitude for quickly learning new information systems

  • Experience using Excel and database tools

  • Sound understanding of statistics and regression, including statistical packages and/or programming languages (e.g., R, MATLAB, VBA)

  • Strong mathematical skills

  • Highly motivated with a passion for investing, particularly in the idea generation process and trade execution

Neuberger Berman is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The firm and its affiliates do not discriminate in employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, citizenship, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or because of any other criteria prohibited under controlling federal, state or local law. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact .

Founded in 1939, Neuberger Berman is a private, 100% independent, employee-owned investment manager. From offices in 30 cities worldwide, the firm manages a range of strategies— including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally. With more than 500 investment professionals and over 1,900 employees in total, Neuberger Berman has built a diverse team of individuals united in their commitment to delivering compelling investment results for our clients over the long term. Our culture has afforded us enviable retention rates among our senior investment staff and has earned us a citation as the top-ranked firm (among those with 1,000 or more employees) in the Pensions & Investments 2016 Best Places to Work in Money Management survey, after we had finished in the top three from 2013 – 15.