Investment & Trading Fundamental Analyst – Intern (US)

Chicago

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Job Description

Citadel Securities is a leading Options Market Maker. The ability to seamlessly blend fundamental and quantitative analysis has been one of the drivers of our success. Fundamental research analysts work closely with the trading team, using superior processes, data and intuition to forecast the first, second and third moment of a security’s price distribution around thematic and idiosyncratic events. Fundamental research analysts refine forecasts into actionable trade ideas.
As an intern, you’ll get to challenge the impossible in markets through an 11-week program that will allow you to collaborate and connect with senior team members. In addition, you’ll get the opportunity to network and socialize with peers throughout the internship. 
Your Objectives: 
  • Develop in-depth fundamental knowledge of a sector or industry, as well as broad base knowledge of financial markets 
  • Identify pricing inefficiencies and collaborate with traders to monetize predictions 
  • Identify new sources of data and transform unstructured data sets into signals
  • Own the information space you work within (i.e. large-cap tech) by monitoring trends in the marketplace
  • Employ holistic approach to predicting distribution of outcomes and making volatility predictions
Your Skills & Talents: 
  • Strong academic background from a top school
  • A strong interest in financial markets and a desire to learn about the fundamentals that drive them 
  • Ability to think about the world systematically and quantitatively, as well as the ability to deal with uncertainty in a logical and consistent approach 
  • Intermediate experience with programming, especially Python, preferred, but not required 
Opportunities available in Chicago
In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the expected base salary range for this role is $3,300.00 to $5,000.00 per week. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

About Citadel

Citadel is one of the world’s leading alternative investment managers. We manage capital on behalf of many of the world’s preeminent private, public and nonprofit institutions. We seek the highest and best use of investor capital in order to deliver market leading results and contribute to broader economic growth. For over 30 years, Citadel has cultivated a culture of learning and collaboration among some of the most talented and accomplished investment professionals, researchers and engineers in the world. Our colleagues are empowered to test their ideas and develop commercial solutions that accelerate their growth and drive real impact.