2025 Summer Investment Associate – Japanese Equity

Dodge & Cox

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on April 29, 2024

Role of the Summer Research Associate – Japanese Equity

The Summer Associate program is a ten-week internship opportunity for rising seniors.

Like Dodge & Cox’s full-time Research Associates, Summer Associates work directly alongside one of our investment professionals in an apprenticeship role. Organized on an industry basis, teams evaluate investments in companies located around the world. Over the course of the internship, Summer RAs rotate between industry teams to evaluate current and potential investment opportunities.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Collecting and analyzing financial and industry data and metrics.
  • Building and maintaining financial models and databases.
  • Attending meetings with senior management teams and sell-side analysts.
  • Participating in weekly training sessions.

Dodge & Cox’s well-established reputation often leads companies to seek us out as investors. We routinely host Fortune Global 500 executives at our offices in San Francisco.


The Summer Investment program targets candidates with exceptional levels of academic achievement from various disciplines.

Candidates should have:

  • Fluency in Japanese.
  • An excellent academic record and strong standardized test scores.
  • Coursework in accounting and economics, statistics is a plus.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills, including experience with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Initiative and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication skills and desire to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated interest in financial markets and investing.

The monthly compensation for this position is $6,500k – $8,500k. The listed pay scale denotes only the monthly rate for the Business Associate Intern position. Dodge & Cox provides a relocation package or optional housing for all summer interns.

The job description above is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. It is the Company’s policy to provide equal opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, or medical condition, as defined in state and federal laws. This policy covers all aspects of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, demotion, and termination. By applying for a position with Dodge & Cox, you acknowledge that you have read our EEO Policy

All Dodge & Cox employees must adhere to the Firm’s security policies and Code of Ethics. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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