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Global Macro Summer Intern

At Franklin Templeton, everything we do is focused on one thing – delivering better client outcomes. We do that by partnering closely with our clients, assessing their strategic needs, and identifying the solution or solutions that can meet the challenge. Over 7,176 employees working in 30 countries around the world are dedicated to servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 155 countries. For more than 75 years our success has been a direct result of the talent, skills and persistence of our people, and we are looking for qualified candidates to join our team.

We are currently looking for a Summer Intern to join the Templeton Global Macro group of Franklin Templeton Investments in San Mateo, CA.

As of June 30th, 2023, the Templeton Global Macro team managed more than $21 billion in assets, while total assets under management for the company were over $1.4 trillion. Dr. Michael Hasenstab has managed the team since 2001. Templeton Global Macro manages unconstrained global fixed income strategies that invest across yield curves, currencies, and credit spreads utilizing a research-intensive, fundamentals-based approach to capitalize on temporary inefficiencies and capture long-term potential value. As a multicultural team built for cognitive diversity, Templeton Global Macro has been purposefully structured to bring together diverse cultures and experiences, political views, and economic schools of thought. As of June 30th, 2023, our team consists of 30 investment professionals including five Ph.D. economists. 13 different nationalities from six continents are represented, and 15 different languages are collectively spoken.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

•      Conduct detailed macro-economic, sovereign credit, and political analysis as well as monitoring current market developments for a selected country.

•     At the end of the period the intern will present a written and oral country overview.

Summer Intern will work closely with a small team comprised of other Analysts and Research Associates. He/she will work under the guidance of a Senior Research Analyst.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:

• A strong academic background and have completed their Junior year by the start of the internship.

• Working knowledge of one or more languages besides English.

• Experience living, traveling, or studying abroad.

• Solid understanding of macroeconomics and politics.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and willingness to learn from others.

The base salary range is USD $4,500 to $6,000 per month. Base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and work location.

If interested, please email cover letter and resume to all 3 contacts:

Janny Xie,

Michelle Zhou,

Krishna Patel, 

We will be accepting applications until November 26, 2023*.

*deadline may or may not be extended depending on number of applicants collected by the deadline