Program Dates:
end-May to mid-August
Recruiting Timeframe:
January and February

Mutual Funds Summer Internship

John Hancock provides opportunities for exceptional students who are interested in exploring the Mutual Fund business. We offer a unique opportunity to learn hands on and explore the possibilities of a career at John Hancock through our Fund Internship Program. This 12-week program offers summer employment for students wishing to gain insight and invaluable experience with some of the top professionals in the mutual fund business.

Mutual Fund Interns receive real assignments to grow their skills, completing meaningful work. Internship placements may include: Treasury Oversight, Tax, Compliance & Vendor Management, Portfolio & Cash Services, Financial Reporting, and Securities Valuation. Each of our students are assigned a mentor who will serve as a coach and will provide advice, counsel and guidance.

Darlene, Hiring Manager for the Mutual Funds Summer Internship
"Insight and experience comes from meaningful work assignments, and by forming relationships with seasoned mutual fund professionals. We formally identify a mentor for each of our interns to support them through the experience. The mentor serves as a coach, providing invaluable advice, counsel and guidance."

What are we looking for?

Consider yourself an ideal candidate if you possess the following:

  • Entering sophomore, junior or senior year in an undergraduate program
  • Interested in full-time employment in financial services after graduation
  • Self motivated with a track record of success in leadership roles.
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Excels academically; curriculum exposure to accounting, tax, business process reviews or Finance, Economics or a related Business degree program


When and how do I apply?

Students are encouraged to monitor their school's career website in order to view and apply for all available positions.
For additional information regarding our programs and campus events,
please join our LinkedIn group Manulife/John Hancock Campus Connect.

John Hancock is a subsidiary of Manulife Financial, a leading Canadian-based financial services group serving millions of customers principally in Asia, Canada and the U.S. The Company offers clients a diverse range of financial protection products and wealth management services through its extensive network of employees, agents and distribution partners. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as 'MFC' on the TSX, NYSE and PSE, and under '0945' on the SEHK.


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