Investment & Trading – Intern (US)

Chicago, New York

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Job Description

As we seek to become the most successful investment team in the world, we empower Traders to bring investment ideas to life. Our Traders identify opportunities in major financial markets around the world and take calculated risks. We succeed together in a team environment that facilitates close collaboration between Traders, Quantitative Researchers, and Technologists.
As an intern, you’ll get to challenge the impossible in trading through a structured program that will allow you to collaborate and connect with senior team members and our CEO Ken Griffin. In addition, you’ll get the opportunity to network and socialize with peers at iconic venues.
Your Objectives:
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of a financial market
  • Apply advanced statistical techniques to trading
  • Constantly learn and adapt trading approaches
  • Innovate by using one of the industry’s most powerful trading platforms
Your Skills & Talents:
  • Advanced training in Applied Math, Engineering, Statistical Modeling, Calculus, Computer Science, Physics or related disciplines required (bachelor’s, master’s, PhD Degree) 
  • Ability to think about the world systematically and quantitatively, as well as the ability to deal with uncertainty in a rigorous and statistical approach
  • Interest in applying technology and/or quantitative skills to solve complex trading problems
  • Passion for the markets and a desire to seize investment opportunities
  • Experience with programming, scripting, and/or statistical software strongly preferred
Opportunities available in Chicago, New York, Greenwich.
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.