The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is a nonprofit organization that makes grants in five core program areas:  Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities, Arts and Cultural Heritage, Diversity, Scholarly Communications, and International Higher Education and Strategic Projects.

The Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits and working conditions.

Foundation Benefits:  A Summary

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation benefits program is intended to offer employees multiple choices in high-quality benefit plans, comprehensive core benefits, and the flexibility to choose optional benefits.  The Foundation seeks to provide employees with the benefits that best fit their needs and the needs of their families.  Current benefits include:

  • A competitive salary
  • A retirement savings plan, including employer contributions, as well as the opportunity for employee tax-advantaged savings
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage, including medical, dental, and vision (also covering domestic partners), life and accidental death, and disability
  • General time-off benefits including holiday, vacation, personal, and sick days
  • Employee assistance and referral programs
  • Tuition reimbursement for employees

Employment Opportunities

Investment Analyst

The Foundation seeks an Investment Analyst who will be part of a twelve-person investment team that manages over $6 billion in assets.  The Investment Analyst will report to a Portfolio Manager and will have exposure to a broad range of asset classes, including public and private equity, hedge funds, real assets, and/or fixed income.  The successful candidate will hold a bachelor's degree, have financial or consulting experience of two to three years, financial modeling skills, and general knowledge of portfolio theory, capital markets, and/or private equity.

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Internship Opportunities

Investment Intern

The Foundation seeks an Investment Intern to provide support in the management of the investment portfolio.  The Investment Intern will participate in a 10-week intensive program alongside Investment Analysts and Portfolio Managers.  The successful candidate will have completed sophomore or junior year by May 2019 at an undergraduate institution, have a strong academic background, including quantitative coursework, and compelling interest in and knowledge of the financial markets.

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Contacting Human Resources

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