IMC Quantitative Trader Internship 2017-2018
- QUANTITATIVE TRADING INTERNSHIPAre you someone who is passionate about challenging the status quo?
Do you enjoy the process of problem solving, a process where you recognize areas of improvement and iterate and innovate to improve? Does your curiosity and desire to learn drive you?ROLE OVERVIEW:If so, then join IMC as a Quantitative Trading Intern! Why? Because here your decisions have direct impact on the company’s trading profits and IMC is a place where creativity, teamwork and innovation are recognized and rewarded. Traders actively build and enhance the quality of our electronic trading strategies, requiring superior analytical, mathematical, and computing skills. As a trader, you will have the freedom to find your niche within the firm and excel.WHAT YOU'LL DO:
As a Trading Intern you will learn what it means to be a full-time at IMC. The internship program is focused on enhancing your knowledge of options theory, market making, algorithm complexity and trades analysis. Your responsibility does not stop at pure knowledge acquisition; you’ll also have the opportunity to work on a trading project that has real impact to our trading strategies!
As an Intern within IMC you will be supported by both a Mentor and an intern lead who will oversee your projects and professional development. You will have access to classroom theory sessions, mock trading and desk rotations, not to mention our incredible social activities and events.WHAT WE LOOK FOR:
WHO WE ARE:IMC Financial Markets is among the world’s leading proprietary trading firms, and a market maker in securities listed on exchanges across the globe. Our cutting-edge technology drives everything we do. High performance algorithms, smart strategies and collaborative teams are the core of our business.
- Student in penultimate year studying an analytical/quantitative or related field of study
- Minimum 3.5 GPA
- Experience with programming in Python is a strong advantage
- Interest in financial markets is a must, but no prior knowledge or experience required
- Superb analytical and mathematical skills
- Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving and competitive environment
- Desire to work in a team environment is a must
Today, IMC Financial Markets is 500+ people working together to build software and trade financial products in our offices in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney. What does this mean for you? The chance to join a multi-national, multi-cultural team of exceptional individuals, focused on making IMC the world’s best trading firm.