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Quantitative Researcher Intern

Valkyrie Trading
Quantitative Researcher Intern
Chicago, US
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Job Description

What You’ll Do:

Quantitative Researcher Interns will be introduced to Valkyrie’s trading models, applications, technology and business. During the course of your internship, you’ll have the opportunities to leverage your quantitative skills to work on challenging projects that have the potential to change the way we trade. You will work closely with a mentor who will provide guidance, learning opportunities and genuine feedback. We provide an ideal platform for bright quantitative-savvy minds to put their talents to the test in real-world applications.


What You’ll Need:

  • Expected graduation date between December 2023 and December 2024

  • Willingness to work in-person, in Chicago beginning late May or early June 2023

  • Pursuing a degree in mathematics, physics, statistics, electrical engineering, or other quantitative field of study

  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Familiar with option pricing theory

  • Proficient Python programming skills to model real-world problems efficiently and reliably

  • Ability and willingness to take full ownership (investigate, research, analyze and test trading models and strategies in a systematic fashion) of projects

  • Exemplary attention to detail and a deep interest in the financial industry

  • Willing to work on a collaborative team

What You’ll Get:

  • Mentors who will provide guidance, growth opportunities and genuine feedback

  • Exposure and training in automated financial trading

  • Summer housing accommodation

  • Catered lunch, snacks, and beverages

  • Group outings and company events

  • Casual dress environment


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