Summer Analyst, Commercial Real Estate Capital Markets Advisory (2023 Intern)
at Chatham Financial
Kennett Square, PA, USA
Chatham Financial is the largest independent financial risk management advisory and technology firm. A leader in debt and derivative solutions, Chatham provides clients with access to in-depth knowledge, innovative tools, and an incomparable team of over 600 employees to help mitigate risks associated with interest rate, foreign currency, and commodity exposures. Founded in 1991, Chatham serves more than 3,000 companies across a wide range of industries — handling over $750 billion in transaction volume annually and helping businesses maximize their value in the capital markets, every day.
Chatham maintains an entrepreneurial culture that rewards teamwork and innovation. We seek individuals who are natural leaders, who have a desire and ability to learn quickly, and who fit our culture. We hope this is an experience that not only cultivates your business and professional skills but also contributes to your personal growth.
In this role you will:
Be embedded within a client service team on Chatham’s Global Real Estate Practice, working side by side with consultants on their day-to-day activities, and also being assigned a project that incorporates critical thinking, problem solving, and presentation abilities. Practice areas include Interest Rate and Foreign Currency Risk Advisory, Valuations, Prepayments, Capital Markets Solutions, and Real Estate Investment Banking. Examples of past projects and their Chatham and industry-wide impact include: developing a client business plan, researching financial risk management practices of publicly listed firms, SWOT analysis of service or product, redesigning client education materials.
Become part of the Chatham team, interacting with other interns, your own team, and senior leaders. You will attend weekly company meetings and participate in team meetings and various social events throughout your internship, designed to expose you to Chatham’s work, culture, and staff.
Receive a training plan with sessions that begin on your first day and span the entire summer to orient you to Chatham and the real estate industry.
Participate in self-assessments mid-summer that will provide insight into your natural abilities and how you can influence your future. This is a learning experience you can leverage beyond the summer.
You will have the opportunity to add value to the team and contribute to the work at Chatham through your assigned project. Your work will impact Chatham employees, clients, and the community.
Contributors to your success:
Strong problem-solving and quantitative skills
Demonstrated leadership aptitude
Excellent communication ability
Strong Excel skills
Innate service orientation and desire to help others
Applicants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate academic program.