VC Analyst @ Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, MD

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), an innovative national philanthropy devoted to biomedical research located in Chevy Chase, MD, is seeking an Investment Analyst to support the management of its $19 billion endowment. The Analyst will support investment decision making in two broad areas: (1) evaluation of investment strategies and managers and (2) markets and/or economic research. This is a generalist role; analysts are expected to participate in the evaluation of investment opportunities across all major asset classes including global public markets, hedge funds, real assets and private equity.

The Analyst will support investment decision making in:

  • Assessing attractiveness of global markets and investment strategies
  • Manager identification, evaluation and diligence across multiple asset classes including public equities, hedge funds, real assets, private equity
  • Monitoring and re-underwriting existing investments
  • Review of direct co-investment opportunities and special projects
  • Preparation of internal and investment committee reports for discussion
  • Asset allocation and risk management
  • Promoting the development of new ideas, areas of research, and methods of investing

Required Skills

  • Superior financial modeling and analytic skills with a firm understanding of investment theory and financial markets
  • Excellent research and critical thinking skills capable of synthesizing large amounts of data and information in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to make independent assessments and recommendations
  • Passion for investing and intellectually curious
  • Proven history of success and achievement
  • Desire and ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Required Experience

  • Bachelors degree required; pre- and post-MBA candidates considered
  • Two to five years of related work experience

If interested, please apply here.


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