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Quantitative Trader Intern

TransMarket Group
Quantitative Trader Intern
Chicago, US
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Job Description

Who We Are

Founded in 1980 as Aardvark Financial, TransMarket Group (TMG) is a privately held global markets proprietary trading firm in Chicago. We use next-generation technology to capture opportunities around the world and manage risk in financial markets. Our mission is to bless others through the services we provide and through the generous stewardship of the wealth we create.

TMG is a well-established and profitable business as a respected member of the global financial system for over 40 years, but also is like a startup because the potential of our group is at least one order of magnitude greater than what we are currently producing. We have an entrepreneurial culture and collaboratively develop our business with patience and discipline; we work hard, learn constantly, and relentlessly improve our expertise.


Our Quantitative Traders are passionate about improving the global economy by facilitating risk transfer and restoring order to prices. As an intern, you will partner with Junior and Senior Traders to assist and learn all facets of trading. From learning and researching new strategies or products, to analyzing trades to improve upon existing strategies, you will experience a deep dive into a single trading desk and gain exposure to build your expertise. The ideal candidate is intellectually curious, competitively driven, and has a disciplined appetite for risk. View our resources to help prepare for the interview process.


  • Develop expertise in relative value market fundamentals, quantitative modeling, and risk management
  • Build and maintain quantitative model tools and analytics
  • Actively learn and analyze real-time trades
  • Engage in research projects and formalized internship education program


  • Pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or Doctorate degree in a technical or industry related field such as, but not limited to, mathematics, statistics or financial engineering with a graduation date between December 2024 and Spring 2025
  • Proficiency in Python programming required (1-2 years of experience)
  • Required math coursework: Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Multivariable Calculus, Probability and Advanced Statistics
  • Minimum major GPA of 3.5 out of 4 or equivalent scale
  • Demonstrated passion for markets, finance, and trading such as but not limited to personal trading, participation in trading competitions, attendance at firm discover days, industry related student groups or clubs and/or prior internship experience preferred
  • This position requires physical presence and is onsite at our office in Chicago, IL


We offer one of the most generous profit sharing programs in the industry because we believe our employees should be able to take part in our rapid growth and success. We are proud to offer more world-class benefits for our full-time employees and their families.

TransMarket Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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