Internship Sustainable Listed Real Estate

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Full time
Stages
Den Haag
Aegon Netherlands

Would you like to gain work experience at an international asset manager? Would you be interested to explore the overlapping areas between sustainability, real estate and finance? Are you willing to help us identify which listed real estate actors do make a difference? Then we might have the perfect opportunity for you!

The job in a nutshell 
The listed real estate team is responsible for the management of a €1.1bn global listed real estate portfolio and is part of the Aegon Real Assets business line. Aegon Real Assets manages Є22.1bn in real estate debt and equity investment solutions and is located in The Hague, London, Cedar rapids and San Francisco. The Listed Real Estate team also works closely with the strategists of the Multi Asset team and advises on their listed real estate exposures. 

During this internship you will contribute to the development and implementation of a sustainable listed real estate solution. You will undertake research into and value the quality of the sustainable strategies and practices adopted by listed real estate companies worldwide, explore sustainable building practices as they evolve, analyse new data sources and interact with Investor Relations and Sustainability departments of researched companies where required. 

In the team you will work closely with your colleagues of the listed real estate team in making the assessments of the investment universe and be in contact with internal departments at Aegon Asset Management including the Responsible Investment department regarding the outcome of the analysis. 

The assignment is part of Aegon’s objective to become a sustainable investor. 

This would be your future internship, because you: 

  • Are a motivated MSc. student with an interest and/or background in one of the three areas being the world of real estate, sustainability or financial markets

  • Feel comfortable with both qualitative as well as quantitative analysis

  • Are a goal driven, communicative, creative person that can combine technical and personal skills

  • Eager to learn and to conduct research into new analysis techniques and data sources

  • Are not afraid to roll up your sleeves 

  • Can join us from September/ October for a minimum of 4 to 6 months, and for 4-5 days per week.
     

You will be located at Aegon's headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands and able to work from home.

Important note:
It is required to be enrolled at a university to take part in this internship. Next to that you will need a Dutch BSN-number and Dutch bank account. If you are a non EU/EER student, you will need a valid residence permit stating that you may work ('arbeid vrij toegestaan'). Applications that do not fulfill this criteria cannot be taken into consideration.

What will you be getting?

  • An internship allowance of €500 based on 40 hours a week; 

  • A personal laptop from the office you can borrow during your internship;

  • Personal guidance by one of our professionals;

  • Free membership at Young Aegon;

  • A chance to join our onboarding program for new colleagues and get a broader perspective of our organization. 

Diversity & Inclusion

At Aegon Asset Management, we are committed to fostering a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We are more than a global Asset Management firm – we are a people business, and we recognize that delivering excellent client outcomes comes from harnessing diverse perspectives. We value diversity in the full range of human uniqueness without limitation including race, gender, ability, language, culture, beliefs, age, origin, background, perspectives and experiences.

Enthusiastic? Apply! 
Do you have what it takes to become our intern at Aegon Asset Management? Then we look forward to receiving your application and CV via this webpage. For more information, please contact Emily van der Werff at emily.vanderwerff@aegon.nl or call +316 83041623.