Employer: Point72 – Market Intelligence
Point72 is looking for interns to join one of our quantitative investment teams for summer 2020. This team is researching and developing novel systematic trading models and helping to invent the future of finance. The successful candidate(s) will join a collaborative, collegial team with decades of experience. This internship will be an excellent opportunity to learn while contributing to a central part of Point72’s investment engine. The intern(s) will go through all aspects of the research process, including methodology selection, data collection and analysis, implementation and testing, prototyping, and performance evaluation. Requirements: Current student in an undergrad, MS or PhD program in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other quantitative discipline. Current post-doctoral students are also encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have an impressive record of achievement and previous independent academic or professional research experience. Strong analytical and quantitative skills. Previous programming experience in Python is required.Interest in quant trading and curiosity about financial markets – previous finance experience not required. Detail orientation. Willing to take ownership of his/her work, working independently and as part of a team.