Internships

Get a head start on your future. Challenge yourself with a Russell Investments internship—a unique opportunity to work side by side with industry leaders.

Russell Investments provides internships that begin in May or June and run into August or September. The summer program entails an introduction to Russell Investments, professionalism workshops, networking opportunities, and building presentation skills.

When you intern at Russell Investments, you're a full member of the team. You'll work on real projects and interact with real partners. Our internships are a rewarding learning experience as they allow you to get a head start on your career, and you'll make contacts within the industry. Your opinions and contributions will make a difference.

The Russell Investments Internship Program is aligned with business units to employ the workforce of Russell Investments' future.

What our interns appreciate

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Competitive pay

Fun intern activities/events

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Valuable work experience

Network with professionals

Possible future employment

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Internships at top financial firms have become more competitive and sought after than ever before. Our internships are a rewarding learning experience as they allow students to get a head start on their career, learn from leaders in the industry, and work in a stimulating and challenging environment while being well compensated.

What our interns say

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"I loved all of the technical workshops led by the Investment Division."

"I liked [Regional Director] Dan Hodo's Investor Behavior session. I enjoyed his presentation style and I found the human behaviors and tendencies fascinating."

"My advice to incoming interns is to ask questions and be curious, but always try to figure out what you can, be a problem solver first."

Frequently asked questions

How do I apply for an internship?

We welcome students who are interested in interning to apply here. If there's a potential match, you will be contacted for a phone interview.


When should I apply?

Our summer internship program is full time and runs for about 10 to 12 weeks, typically between June and August. Our internship positions are posted on our website between December and March.


Who is eligible to intern at Russell Investments?

We look for the best and brightest students who share a passion for the investment and financial world, have respect for people, embrace diversity, and uphold non-negotiable integrity. Our summer internship program is open to all candidates who are currently pursuing a bachelors program at an accredited college or university. On occasion, we also have a few graduate-level intern positions.


Can I intern at Russell Investments even if I'm not a finance major?

We are particularly interested in people with a passion for the financial services and investment industry. While we employ interns in all areasincluding IT, finance, human resources, and marketing—our asset management-focused internships are some of our most popular.

Russell Investments is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all associates and employment applicants regardless of race, religion, ancestry, creed, color, gender (including gender identity which refers to a person's actual or perceived sex, and includes self-image, appearance, behavior or expression, whether or not different from that traditionally associated with a person's biological sex), age, national origin, citizen status, disability, medical condition, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, past or present unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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