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State Street Global Advisors - Investments - Professional Development Program

State Street

State Street

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Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Professional Development Program

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) Investments Professional Development Program (PDP) is a leadership rotational program designed to develop entry level employees within SSGA’s Investment organization. The program has several focus areas, sponsored by key business lines and is designed to provide key learning and growth opportunities, along with a deeper understanding of SSGA’s business.

The program extends over 24 months and incorporates specific training, professional development, and rotational assignments across a variety of business areas including portfolio management, strategy and investment research. Customized rotations are designed to provide hands-on experience in different roles and business activities to help program participants develop a comprehensive understanding of each business area and the overall asset management industry.

Successful program participants will be placed into permanent roles upon program completion where the collective knowledge, skills and experience gained through the program can be applied.

Program Highlights:

  • Two years: four, six-month rotational assignments across SSGA investments. Cross-functional rotational job assignments designed to accelerate the development of critical industry knowledge, skills, and experience

  • Executive mentoring and networking events

  • Access to training courses on financial markets and essential business skills

  • PDPs will benefit from not only structured PDP and corporate training but also hands on exposure

  • Upon successful completion of final projects, PDP will be offered positions in available, appropriate “officer level” roles



  • Graduating in the spring/summer of 2024

  • Strong interest in financial services; ability to work in a fast-paced, ever changing environment

  • Demonstrated experience with or interest in data and analytics preferred

  • Change management and innovative mindset, demonstrated problem solving ability

  • Enthusiasm for learning and commitment to career development

  • Versatility, adaptability and comfort with ambiguity

  • Ability to work independently while also adopting a collaborative approach to achieving results

About State Street Global Advisors

What We Do As the asset management arm of State Street Corporation, State Street Global Advisors has served the world’s governments, institutions and financial advisors for over four decades. With a rigorous, risk-aware approach built on research, analysis and market-tested experience, we build from a breadth of active and index strategies to create cost-effective solutions. As stewards, we help portfolio companies see that what is fair for people and sustainable for the planet can deliver long-term performance. And, as pioneers in index, ETF, and ESG investing, we are always inventing new ways to invest. As a result, we have become one of the world’s largest asset managers with trillions of dollars under our care.

Our Mission At State Street Global Advisors our mission is to invest responsibly to enable economic prosperity and social progress. We are driven by a desire to help our clients, and those who rely on them, achieve a better future. We have a long history of developing innovative investment strategies to provide our clients with reliable and transparent returns, cost-effectively, and without excessive risk.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Salary Range:

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.

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