In order to provide the best services to our clients, we offer a challenging, stimulating, and rewarding environment for our employees.
Commonfund is committed to recruiting and developing a diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive workplace environment that nurtures employee advancement through training and development. In addition to supporting professional designations and other training programs, entry-level investment professionals have opportunities to work side-by-side with senior investment team members.
We encourage employees to attend workshops, seminars, and conferences to enhance professional growth. We hold regular internal education programs through Commonfund University, Commonfund Institute, and other skills-specific training to educate our staff on relevant market, investment, and research topics. We also offer tuition reimbursement for degree programs.
We support furthering the education, proficiency, and knowledge of our staff. Where a professional designation is desirable or required (e.g. CFA, CAIA, series 7) for a position, we will provide full reimbursement for registration, exam fees, and required course materials.
Commonfund understands the importance of work/life balance and the benefits of supporting our employees’ health and well-being. To that end, we offer several benefits and programs at our corporate headquarters in Wilton, Connecticut, including an on-site gym facility, on-site childcare, and an on-site cafeteria.
All full-time employees are also offered a selection of health benefits, including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance, and wellness programs. We offer both maternity and paternity leave. Additionally, we offer a Health Saving Account (HSA) and Flex Spending Accounts (FSA) for health, childcare, and commuter benefits. We also offer a 401k retirement plan with a corporate profit share contribution.
We’re looking for team players who value innovation and collaboration. We believe a variety of people, ideas, and talents enhance our business performance and allow us to meet your objectives.
Our 10-week summer intern program provides exposure to the investment and financial world and get the opportunity to work alongside experienced asset management professionals. The summer 2020 intern program was held remotely. The program will be accepting applications for summer 2021 positions in September.
We offer a two-year rotational associate program within our private equity business, Commonfund Capital Group. This program provides opportunities for candidates to work collaboratively with sales and service, investment, and operations teams.
We offer a three-year investment management analyst program within our outsourced CIO business, Strategic Solutions Group. This program allows candidates to work and collaborate across various departments. Analysts experience all aspects of the investment process, including conducting due diligence, performing quarterly analysis and reporting, meeting with managers, and assisting with client inquiries.
We are committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion to foster an environment where individual perspectives, backgrounds and life experiences make the firm a special place to work. We consistently and intentionally promote and foster inclusion and equity throughout our organization, and extend this culture to our investment process, thought leadership, and professional and organization development.