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Trading Intern

Flow Traders
Trading Intern
New York, US
135,000 - 135,000
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Job Description

Flow Traders is looking for entrepreneurial, competitive, and analytical students to join our New York Trading team as a Trading Intern in Summer 2024. Spend your summer experiencing what it’s like to be a Trader at Flow in the financial capital of the world!

The trading internship will take place over nine weeks in our New York office, beginning in early June through early August. During the program, you will have the opportunity to explore your interest in trading, while being fully immersed in the excitement on our Trading floor. As an intern, you will get a 360-degree view of Flow Traders’ role in the financial markets, how our Traders seize arbitrage opportunities, and how they work together as a team to optimize and improve their desk. Together with your intern class, you will solve problems and work on trading projects with our Traders and Quantitative Researchers.

Previous experience is not required. We are looking for individuals with a passion for trading, who are looking to learn how they can apply their quantitative skills in a fast-paced environment.

What You Will Do

  • Learn directly from industry leaders on the New York Trading floor
  • Participate in education courses and trading simulations
  • Design trading strategies through project-based work using quantitative modeling and trading applications
  • Work through real life trading problems with our Traders and Quantitative Researchers
  • Gain insight into Flow Traders’ core business
  • Participate in intern activities and become a part of our “One Team” culture

What You Need to Succeed

  • Candidate for a Bachelor’s degree with a major in Finance, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics or related
  • Rising Seniors (Class of 2025), preferred
  • Demonstrable interest in trading and global financial markets
  • Excellent mental math, quantitative and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and an affinity for scientific programming or development languages
  • Ability to think on your feet, reason logically and deliver under pressure
  • Innovative and creative with an entrepreneurial and competitive mindset
  • Attracted to a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment that offers great challenges and rewards

_Students enrolled in a university or college within the United States are welcome to apply to the New York Trading Internship. A similar program is offered in our Amsterdam office for students living in Europe.

_**Recruitment Process

**1. Numerical test
2. Behavioral Interview with Recruitment
3. Technical Interview with Trading

Our internship program has limited space; once all positions are filled, the recruitment process will close. We highly suggest that you start your application process as soon as possible as the entire recruitment process can take between 3-4 weeks. If you need an expediated process, please contact the recruitment team at

Where permitted by applicable law, all new hires as of August 15th 2021, will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Accommodations related to this requirement will be available for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

What We Offer

At Flow Traders, we acknowledge the importance of open and transparent communication whether it be with our employees, our stakeholders, or our local and global communities.

When it comes to salary, Flow Traders uses reliable market research to create base ranges. Where candidates will fall within the range depends on a few different factors including but not limited to level of experience, location, and specific skill set.

We also consider ourselves one global team, and to demonstrate that, all employees are eligible to share in the company’s success through an annual discretionary variable remuneration allocated based on company, group and individual performance and contribution.

Per the NYC Salary Transparency Law, the total compensation for this role includes a prorated base salary of $135,000.

We like to think that talent grows at Flow and stays at Flow. To ensure this, we provide our employees with an extensive onboarding program, access to Flow Academy, the best working environment, the latest technology and continuous support. We go out of our way to retain the small business feeling with which we started and stimulate innovation and collaboration through teamwork and our non-hierarchical approach. We offer fantastic perks and benefits, such as:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance coverage with generous employer contributions up to 100% for medical
  • Housing accommodations for the duration of the internship program
  • In-house lounge with a bar, game consoles, poker & billiards tables
  • Daily catered lunch, cold brew coffee on tap and a fully stocked kitchen
  • Bi-weekly table massages and haircuts
  • Flow Academy for continuous learning opportunities
  • and more!

Flow Traders does not accept unsolicited resumes from any professional staffing or search firms. All resumes, and any other information identifying potential candidates, submitted to any employee at Flow Traders via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid and signed search agreement will be deemed free to contact by Flow Traders without any restrictions and no placement fee of any kind will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Flow Traders._

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