At Morningstar, we believe in building great products in-house in a highly collaborative, agile environment where we focus on technical excellence, the user experience, and continuous improvement. Our technologists represent a range of skills and experience levels, but they all view their work as a craft and push technology’s boundaries to find new and better ways to serve investors.

The Role: The Managed Investment Data team within the Research Group is looking for an enthusiastic intern to become a part of our Data Operations team. As a Data Intern, you will join a team committed to delivering accurate, timely, and complete investment data for a variety of investment vehicles. Specifically, the Data Intern will work with Data Analysts to provide support and coordinate the collection of correct and complete data to maintain and improve the quality of our databases. In addition, you will learn the nuances of various managed investment products, performance reporting, and data collection practices. This position is based in the Chicago office.


  • Support a team of Data Analysts in operational, performance, and portfolio data processes.
  • Coordinate support of sales, products, and client service teams in responding to inquiries.
  • Communicate and work with data providers to meet Data Operations objectives.
  • Investigate and resolve data issues in a timely manner.
  • Participate in our Month-End production processes with a focus on data auditing.


  • Candidates must be working towards a bachelor’s degree with an exceptional academic record; please include your cumulative GPA on your resume.
  • Proven analytical ability, either through academic or professional experience.
  • Exceptional communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • A self-motivated, detail-oriented, and organized person.
  • Strong Excel skills preferred.
  • A genuine interest in the mutual fund and/or retirement industry.
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Why work with us
We’re an ambitious group, driven by our passion to make investing better. Imagining the next big thing is in our blood—it’s transformed us from a company with just a few employees in 1984 to a leading independent investment research company with a worldwide presence today.
There are no corner offices in our Chicago headquarters. In fact, there are no offices at all. At Morningstar, our open environment reflects our belief that anyone at any level can voice their ideas and take part in making them happen. You’ll see little of the typical corporate hierarchy here, with no rigid structures or barriers between people or teams. Morningstar employees enjoy a fluid work environment where they are given both the resources and opportunities to pursue a fulfilling career.
Perks & Benefits
Compensation at Morningstar is more than a salary. It’s about making positive contributions to both life and work. We give our diverse workforce the choice and flexibility they need to maintain their health, retirement plans, time, and professional growth.
Morningstar offers medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and their families. Our philosophy is to provide access to excellent health care while maintaining low out-of-pocket costs.
Morningstar provides three tools to help employees maintain work-life balance—vacation, sabbatical, and leave. There’s no “use it or lose it” vacation policy at Morningstar. Employees take the time they need with their manager’s approval.
On top of the major benefits, we believe in preserving the little things that make a workplace friendlier. Some of these perks include: Casual dress every day, Open, egalitarian environment, Free beverages, Free bagels every Wednesday, Social events year-round, At-cost subscriptions to products for family members and friends, Employee discounts at selected merchants and retailers.

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