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Proprietary Trading Intern – Summer 2024

D. E. Shaw Group
Proprietary Trading Intern – Summer 2024
New York, US
180,000 - 180,000
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Job Description

Traders at the D. E. Shaw group are at the core of our discretionary investment strategies. Trader interns will take on complex challenges that are ever-changing and reach far beyond the finance industry, joining a diverse group of colleagues composed of published authors, entrepreneurs, opera singers, International Math and Physics Olympiad medalists, and many others. We’re looking to train motivated and unique individuals to contribute to our inclusive and collegial team. This is a ten-week program that will take place in New York.


Who We Are

What We Do

How To Join

What you’ll do day-to-day

Because our approach sits at the intersection of finance and technology, you will employ a number of technological platforms to analyze market data and make qualitative decisions based on this analysis. You’ll assist in general trading activities, monitoring markets and positions, and analyzing market events.

Who we’re looking for

  • Candidates with keen problem-solving skills who have a demonstrated interest in financial markets will excel in this role.
  • Preference will be given to students approaching their final year of full-time study toward a bachelor’s or advanced degree, though all are encouraged to apply.
  • We welcome applicants from all fields of study. No previous finance experience is necessary.
  • The expected monthly base salary for this position is $15,000. Our compensation package includes travel to the internship, overtime for all hours worked over 40 per week, a sign-on bonus, and choice of corporate housing or a summer housing allowance.
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