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Quantitative Analyst PARS Summer Intern at VanEck

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Employer: VanEck

Expires: 04/20/2020

 VanEck is a privately held global asset management firm founded in 1955, managing $40 billion. We develop forward-looking, intelligently designed, active and ETF strategies that strengthen long-term portfolios. We will provide qualified individuals with outstanding education and growth opportunities. If you are a high-energy individual with a strong work ethic, excellent team skills, and outstanding communication skills, we would like to speak with you. VanEck’s Summer Intern Program includes exposure across the firm through educational, mentorship, and networking events. As an Intern, you will also be exposed to the firm’s senior management, gain an understanding of the financial services industry and learn critical business skills. Our internship program will build more than just your resume — it will challenge your knowledge, build your network and drive your career path. Our program spans 10 weeks and runs from June 1 –August 7. If you are looking to gain valuable hands-on experience while working with talented individuals, apply now!  Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Includes the following, other duties may be assigned as needed: Carry out and/or aid in various quantitative research projectsBuild quantitative financial modelsTest quantitative model efficacySummarize results in memos, papers, presentations, etc.Analyze various data issuesQualifications   Interest in Quantitative Finance.              Good communication skills.Ability to carry out detailed tasks/projects with limited oversight utilizing written or oral instructions. A working knowledge of Internet, MS Word and Excel. Roll up your sleeve work ethic. Solid understanding of statistics and econometricsSolid understanding of derivativesSome experience with marketsSignificant experience with statistical packages such as R, SAS, etc.Significant experience programming in C++, Java, Python, Visual Basic, etc.Education and/or Experience                                             Currently enrolled in quantitative graduate program such as financial engineering, math finance, computer science, mathematics, etc.Some experience within a corporate environment is helpful but not required. Competencies                                               To perform successfully and gain the most from this internship, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Professional demeanorCapacity for learning new procedures/ideasMotivationEnthusiasm Language Skills                                            Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. In order to be considered for this position, please submit resume with the subject line ‘Quant Analyst PARS Summer Intern’ to