IEX Market Policy Intern – Summer 2020As a summer intern with the Market Policy team, you’ll work with individuals across the organization to help advance IEX’s policy and regulatory initiatives. This is a cross-functional opportunity where you’ll be able to leverage your technical and quantitative skills to help IEX set new standards and raise the bar for performance, fairness, and transparency. No prior finance experience is necessary – just an appetite to dive deep into the raw data and learn as you go. As an intern, you’ll help us build a scalable solution to tackle challenges in analyzing financial datasets, as well as design research studies to analyze and better understand the resulting data. About you:Self-starterExcellent analytical and problem-solving skillsOrganized and detail-orientedCollaborative team playerExceptional written and verbal communication skillsCommitted to building fairer and more transparent markets What you’ll do:Work with raw data from a variety of sourcesDesign and implement solutions to parse and transform unstructured dataValidate / test data accuracy and scalability of system Work closely with the team on data analyses to help drive policy efforts Your background:Undergraduate working towards a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or other quantitative field Familiarity with programming languages and tools for data analysis (specifically Python, pandas, SQL)Experience working with large data sets or time series data is helpfulFamiliarity with financial markets and regulation is helpfulHere at IEX, we are dedicated to an inclusive workplace and culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy not only complies with all applicable laws and protects workers’ rights but is vital to IEX’s overall mission and values.