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Trading Desk Intern

Trading Desk Intern
New York, US
149,000 - 239,000
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Job Description


If you are interested in pursuing a career in trading at an investment firm, the 10-week Trading internship at Point72 provides individuals with a valuable experience. As an intern with our Trading Team, you will gain exposure to and build your knowledge base on supporting our U.S. team by:

  • Curating daily research reports from relevant news

  • Executing trading floor procedures so that flow of trade information from portfolio management to the various sponsors is accurate and efficient

  • Monitoring market shifts and inform rest of team

  • Entering and monitoring orders and communicating with brokers

  • Understanding potential risk areas and preventing trade or operational errors

  • Relaying information to/from trading counterparties

  • Interacting with various Firm systems and making suggestions for process improvements

  • Monitoring price movements, volume, and trading flows

  • Affirming all daily trading activity with executing brokers

  • Reviewing daily PnL to ensure reported results are consistent with market movements

  • Monitoring changes in market

  • Reviewing all positions to ensure they are booked accurately

  • Investigating any trade discrepancies

  • Liaise with Operations Team to resolve any trade booking and settlement inquiries 


In addition to the learning and development you’ll receive in your day-to-day role with your team, as a part of our summer internship program you will:

  • Work alongside your fellow interns and be mentored by experienced professionals
  • Meet your peers through designated intern programming, volunteer opportunities, and social events
  • Attend sessions with senior leaders discussing their expertise and career paths
  • Get hands-on access to best-in-class tools and resources
  • Gain exposure to groups and functions with unique responsibilities and perspectives on our industry
  • Develop technical, writing, and presentation skills
  • Participate in networking opportunities across the Firm, with groups such as Trading, Finance, Trade Support, Compliance, and Technology
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