Internship Program

The IPS Strategic Capital Internship Program is an opportunity for undergraduate and master’s level students to apply classroom concepts to a real world money management environment.  The interns are personally mentored by the firm’s principal, Dominick Paoloni, who has over 30 years of experience in the industry.

IPS interns are taught to use cutting-edge tools currently implemented only at the institutional level.  Interns will assist the portfolio manager with the construction of portfolios along with quantitative optimization and detailed regression analysis.

Interns will receive extensive training on derivatives and derivatives based trading strategies along with Microsoft Excel, ThinkorSwim, and various trading and risk management software’s.  The IPS Internship Program provides students with the technical skills required to succeed in the financial services industry after graduation.

There are three classes of interns throughout the year:
Spring (January-May)
Summer (June-August)
Fall (September-December)

Click here to view the full internship posting

To apply to the internship, please email Patrick Hennessy with a copy of your resume and cover letter.

Below is a list of previous interns and what they thought of the internship program and where they are today.

IPS has taught me so many aspects in finance that I will not learn in the classroom. Their professionalism has truly inspired me to strive to become a professional, no matter what side of the business aspect I choose to pursue. My experience here is an asset that will help me in my future endeavors

Lidia Z Marketing Research Analyst at Dean Evans and Associates LLC

The hands-on knowledge I have gained as an intern at IPS will prove invaluable when I enter the job market next year. I have been given the opportunity to work in an energetic environment and utilize industry-wide tools only discussed in the classroom

Devin RManager Corporate Finance at Da Vita

I had been looking for an internship opportunity at a cutting edge wealth management firm with a solid ethical foundation; that is exactly what I found at IPS. I am excited to learn from some of the brightest in the industry and gain invaluable experience and knowledge that will be useful for the rest of my career.

Bobby FFinancial Analyst at Wells Fargo

IPS gives me the unique opportunity to learn from and work with energetic and emotional people and get exposed to real world finance and money management I cannot obtain through class. I truly believe my experience at IPS will help me to pursue the right way in the financial industry

Stefanie WFinancial Reporting at AUDIAG

IPS has given me the experience and wisdom that I have been looking for since I started college. By working with expert investment professionals daily, I feel much more confident about jumping further into the job market.

Bryan OSenior Financial Analyst at TriZetto, A Cognizant Company

The IPS internship offers a multitude of learning experiences in both financial planning and small-business ownership. The learning opportunities provided by Dominick and his team will prove indispensable to a career in financial analysis and planning.

Nick HAssociate at Perella Weinberg Partners

Interning at IPS is a great introduction to the finance industry and has provided me with crucial experiences and knowledge that are not taught in college.

Nathan LEquity Research at Stephens Inc.

The IPS internship provides a unique learning opportunity that connects the “real world” with academia, which will be extremely beneficial in pursuing a career in the financial industry

Samantha LPrivate Bank Analyst at JPMorgan Chase

The IPS internship has provided valuable hands on experience in regards to the wealth management industry. I am eager to continue to work with the great team here at IPS, and excited for the knowledge I will gain.

Josh HPerformance Analyst at Cook Street Consulting Inc.

Interning at IPS has been incredible because I am forced to think outside the academic world, and push my potential to new levels.

Suren RForeign Exchange Analyst at Wells Fargo

IPS has provided me the best platform to get hands on experience in derivatives trading and innovative strategies, and opens me the door of many exciting opportunities.

Ivy YManagement Trainee at Sunshine Insurance Group

This opportunity at IPS has opened my eyes to a whole new segment of the market often underutilized and not understood by many investors in the market today. This knowledge has the ability to change the way I looking at investment strategies from this point going forward.

Chris EBAA Trading Solutions Analyst at BlackRock