Preparing for your next Quant Interview?
Practice Here!

2024 Sector Data Analyst Sophomore Summer Internship

2024 Sector Data Analyst Sophomore Summer Internship
New York, US
Apply Now
Job Description

The Role

We are seeking a talented student to join our internship program as a Sector Data Analyst Summer Intern to join our team. This team is responsible for helping portfolio managers use real world data as a part of their investment process, which means processing and generating forecasts from complex alternative datasets.

What you’ll do

As a Sector Data Analyst Summer Intern, you’ll spend ten weeks with the Schonfeld Risk team, focusing on a quantitative risk research project related to the use of real-world data in the investment process. The research project will be empirical in nature and will involve the use of advanced quantitative techniques and market intuition.

The Sector Data Analyst Intern will work alongside data scientists and engineers to ingest new data sources, develop a deep understanding of specific datasets, and use the data to better understand the companies and economies we invest.

What you’ll need

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree in a quantitative or technical field such as mathematics, physics, engineering, economics, or finance
  • Knowledge of, and coursework in, linear algebra, statistics, and data science
  • Proficient programming ability in Python and familiarity with packages like pandas
  • Knowledge of SQL and / or spark is a plus
  • Interest in learning about hedge fund strategies and finance

Our internship

The Schonfeld summer internship provides students with a unique opportunity to experience Schonfeld, our work, our people, and our culture.

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.

The annual base pay for this role is expected to be between $45,000 and $52,000 which will be prorated based on internship start and end date. The expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. Actual compensation for the successful candidate will be determined based on a variety of factors such as skills, qualifications and experience and level of education. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

_ _

Share this job
Share On
Apply Now