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CFA Institute 2018 Young Women in Investment Bootcamp & Internship for young Indian women

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Launching in the summer of 2018, “Young Women in Investment” is an initiative to create awareness about, instill interest in and enable women to view the investment management industry as a viable long-term career option.

The rapid growth of the investment industry in emerging markets like India, provides a good opportunity for women to pursue an invigorating and productive career in the industry. The initiative is also an attempt to empower young women, looking to start a career, better understand the current flexibility within the industry and to address traditional concerns such as that the finance industry disproportionately rewards those that work long and inflexible hours.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Women only.
  • Final year undergraduate students OR graduates in 2016 or later.
  • Open to candidates pursuing ANY educational discipline (arts, sciences, commerce, engineering, etc.).
  • Indian citizens ONLY.

Program Details:

The 2018 program, for 40 selected eligible women, includes:

1. Boot camp

2. Internship

  • Each participant in the boot camp will be offered a paid internship (for a period of 3 to 6 months) at a reputed financial institution.
  • Internship will pay a monthly stipend of Rs. 20,000; all other expenses such as food, stay, travel, etc. during the internship period would be the candidate’s responsibility.
  • Financial institutions offering internships include State Street, Edelweiss, DSP BlackRock, Morningstar and Motilal Oswal.
  • Internship across various cities in India.
  • Internships are assigned, and candidates will not get to choose the firm or location.

3. Community

  • All participants who complete the boot camp and the internship will build lifelong relationships.


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the CFA Institute 2018 Young Women in Investment 

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