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Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies.


10 week summer internship program designed to challenge students interested in gaining hands-on experience with Nuveens businesses. 


Interns will have experiences in one of the following areas:

Institutional Advisory Services:

The Institutional Advisory Services team is responsible for distributing Nuveens investment products and solutions to US-based institutional investors. The intern will be expected to:

  • Build an industry knowledge base by researching new business opportunities and staying current on institutional investing trends, leveraging industry publications, conference materials, consultant databases, etc.

  • Partner with distribution teams on territory management and sales strategy; utilize knowledge of Nuveens investment capabilities to assist in identifying suitable prospects for Nuveen

  • Coordinate responses to client, prospect and consultant inquiries; assist in the production of competitive analyses, marketing materials and data requests

  • Participate in product pitches and client review calls; identify and compile necessary follow-up items

  • Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of customer relationship management (CRM) systems including daily activity upkeep and participating in projects to improve data quality

  • Network internally with other areas of the organization to obtain an understanding of the institutional asset management industry

Sales and Service Distribution

(Seeking 3 interns: 2 located in Chicago and 1 located in LA)

The Nuveen Sales team is responsible for distributing Nuveen's products and solutions while driving growth in their territories with utilizing on the entire firm's investment affiliates and solutions to help clients address their unique challenges and goals.

The Interns will work directly with various members of the Sales Team while getting the opportunity to see all aspects of the Sales Process. This will include from listening to Service Phone Calls to traveling with one of our Advisors Consultants on Sales Meeting.

They also will get the opportunity once a week to visit with other departments within the Nuveen Organization, with the opportunity to learn other aspects of Nuveen

There will also be opportunity to learn three separate Nuveen Products and prepare a 3 minute Allego Presentation

They also will be assigned a Summer Capstone Project, which will be based real situation from one of the Sales Territories

Global Learning & Development:

(Seeking 1 intern located in Chicago)

Global Learning & Development team within Distribution is tasked with delivering a platform that supports a culture of knowledge acquisition and skill development within the Nuveen Advisory Services organization.

Collaborates and provides insights on current US Wealth educational programs and develops implementable improvements or changes to propose to the Global Learning & Development team

Helps to identify and create resources for the technology resources that the Distribution team uses on a daily basis (Cheat sheets, guides, video walk-throughs, etc.)

Video/presentation editing: Assist with video production and editing utilizing Allego, Camtasia, Brainshark and other platforms, as needed.

Content management: Update content managed by the Global Learning & Development team (product kits/talking points); post to Seismic (content management site) as changes are made.   

Assist with tracking continued Expo Next Steps to ensure progress

Aide with scheduling and coordinating skill development sessions as needed

Alternative Investments Distribution

(Seeking 1 intern located in Chicago)

Help the team develop and maintain materials supporting various product launches and ongoing fundraising.  Such materials include general Alternative Investments and product-specific marketing collateral (presentations, fact sheets, brochures, and white papers), Go Books supporting each product launch, and email campaigns. 

Develop and maintain competitive analyses for all products.

Develop and maintain generic DDQs for all products.

Liaise with portfolio management teams to gather weekly product updates to be disseminated to sales team.

Gather responses/materials for RFPs, RFIs and ongoing due diligence.

Prepare presentations and other materials for sales meetings.  This includes having presentations and other required marketing collateral printed and shipped to various meeting locations.

Prepare presentations for senior management to report on fundraising progress across all Alternative Investment solutions. 


The candidate must be pursuing a Bachelors degree preferably in business, finance, marketing or related areas and have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). The ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated, work well in teams, committed to ongoing learning, display intellectual curiosity, and have the drive to obtain on the job expertise.  They should have demonstrated interest within the investment management industry. They also must be able to adapt to change and a variety of ad hoc requests; as well as have the ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on objectives within a given timeframe.

Required Skills

  • Currently pursuing a bachelors degree.
  • Graduating between December 2021 and August 2023
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or better

Desired Skills: 

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent communication, presentation, problem solving/analytical skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on commitments
  • Previous internship or work experience a plus
  • Demonstrated interest within the investment management industry is preferred
  • Independent and original thinker
  • Self-discipline and self-motivation
  • Strong level of integrity with an entrepreneurial spirit

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  • Requisition ID: 1729801
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