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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Intern - Undergraduate

Location: Champaign, Illinois

Salary: $55K - $55K

SURS is the administrator of a cost-sharing, multiple employer, public employee retirement system that provides retirement, survivor, disability, and death benefits to employees of Illinois state universities, community colleges, and certain other affiliated organizations and agencies. SURS was created in 1941, by an act of the Illinois General Assembly, and is governed by the Illinois Pension Code. SURS provides benefit services to over 240,000 members who work for 61 employers. SURS is responsible for investing assets of approximately $22.6 billion in a diversified portfolio across several functional asset classes, as of June 30, 2022.

Position:  Investment Analyst Intern

Position Type:  Part-Time or Full-Time for 8-12 weeks

Main Duties

  • Support staff with the selection, evaluation and monitoring of investment managers.
  • Assist with administrative responsibilities in the Investment Department.
  • Develop the knowledge and skill necessary for investment decision making and manager selection.
  • Complete special projects and reports while working closely with Investment Staff.


Required Qualifications

  • Completed course work in areas of finance and accounting
  • Interest in pursuing a career in Investments
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Good oral and written skills
  • Strong computer skills


  • This is a hybrid position, a combination of remote work days and in office work days, based in Champaign, IL.