Meet Our Summer Intern!


At LDR, we pride ourselves in our ability to make our own coffee, file our own paperwork and answer our own calls, so our interns can spend their time contributing to projects and gaining useful experience. Through this internship program, college and graduate students gain hands-on experience in various aspects of our business. Our interns are valued and trusted, and they contribute on a higher level and work on projects that matter!

Clarisse Chia

Age: 20

School: The University of Iowa

Major: Dual major in Actuarial Science and Mathematics with Minors in Statistics and Computer Science

Interests: Ultimate frisbee, working out, botany, artificial intelligence, technology development and learning new things

Goals for Internship Program: I hope to gain mentorship and exposure to both LDR’s consulting & investment business practices, develop new and improved skills, acquire a greater sense of professionalism and build a stronger network while here in Washington D.C.

After one week of work, what’s been your favorite part? My coworkers! We work in an open-environment office and it’s always lively in here. Whether it’s a trip to the national zoo or over lunch, I appreciate that my coworkers make it a genuine point to learn about each other’s lives. They’ve all had rich experiences, so it makes it easy for me to live vicariously through them!

One interesting fact about Clarisse: I speak 6 languages – including English, Malaysian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Taiwanese and Korean. In my free time, I volunteer at the Biology Greenhouse!


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