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2024 Execution Risk Analyst Summer Internship

Borough, South East London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

We are excited to offer an opportunity for a diverse group of talented students to join the internship program at Schonfeld. You'll spend ten weeks with Execution Risk team within the Schonfeld Risk department where you will be immersed in the culture and atmosphere of Schonfeld, working alongside talented professionals.

What You'll Do

The Execution Risk team is responsible for monitoring and mitigating firmwide execution risk and hyper-event risk. As an Execution Risk Summer Intern, you will focus on a research and development project related to automated monitoring of operational risks in the firm. This will involve research, development, and deployment of new metrics to surface and monitor aspects of execution or hyper-event risk. You will present your research project at the end of the program. Upon completion of the internship, you may be extended a full-time offer of employment.

What You'll Bring

What you'll need
  • A Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD degree in a quantitative or technical field such as computer science, electrical engineering, math, physics, or statistics (ideally with one year left in your academic program)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills using mathematics and programming
  • Experience working with Python and with SQL in a Linux environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, and ability to collaborate well with others
  • A high regard for attention to detail

We'd love if you had
  • Course work in data science, statistics, or machine learning
  • Knowledge of Python numerical packages such as pandas and numpy
  • Experience working with large multi-dimensional data sets

Our Internship

The Schonfeld summer internship provides students with a unique opportunity to experience Schonfeld, our work, our people, and our culture. Interns will typically join a small team and will spend 10 weeks at Schonfeld from June - August.

Each summer intern will work on a tailored project that will provide them with real world experience. We provide all interns with a dedicated mentor and manager to help them navigate the summer successfully. Interns will also participate in our learning program, the Sapphire: Summer Session, which aims to provide tangible skills training and education on various functions across the firm and in the workplace. Along with the hands-on guidance and support from managers and mentors, interns will participate in weekly networking events, engage with our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alliance, attend panel discussions, and have many opportunities to get to know Schonfeld's core values in practice.

Who We Are

Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a global multi-strategy, multi-manager investment platform that harnesses the transformative power of people to perform in all market environments. Our dynamic culture inspires better outcomes for our team, our investors, and our partners. We aim to consistently deliver risk-adjusted returns, with people driving performance.

We specialize in four core strategies: Quantitative Trading, Fundamental Equity, Tactical Trading, and Discretionary Macro & Fixed Income. We capitalize on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets, drawing from a significant investment in proprietary technology, infrastructure, and risk analytics.

We invest through internal portfolio managers and external partner funds, pursuing alignment among investors, investment professionals, and the firm. Our footprint spans 7 countries and 19 offices.

Our Culture

Talent is our strategy. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority. We are teamwork-oriented, collaborative, and encourage ideas-at all levels-to be shared. As an organization committed to investing in our people, we provide learning & educational offerings and opportunities to make an impact.

We foster a sense of belonging among all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. Our employees value diversity across identity, thought, people and perspective which serves as the foundation of our culture. As a firm, we are committed to creating a hiring process that is fair, welcoming and supportive.

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