This January, DRW Chicago welcomed three students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for an internship through the inaugural City Scholars program. A group of electrical and computer engineering students spent the spring semester living in Chicago and interning part-time at local companies while also taking classes. We spoke with one of our City Scholars, Jimin, about her experience in the program, at DRW and in Chicago.
Jason Benetti is a compelling figure in sports media for two key reasons: he’s risen through the ranks to become the television announcer for his hometown team, the Chicago White Sox, and he has cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that affects muscle coordination, movement and balance. At a recent event in DRW’s Chicago office, Jason shared how living outside of his comfort zone has propelled him to think differently and be more successful.
Many of us can relate to the weight of questioning what we should do with our lives. Po Bronson, who for years had been working as a bond salesman, found one day that he wanted to explore another path and endeavored to write a book based on that very question. The result has been years of study into passion, risk taking and resilience.
It’s that time of year again – the university recruiting season kicks off this week at DRW. We’re headed to 21 schools around the world to find traders, developers and quantitative researchers who are excited for a career in the financial markets. On many of these campuses we’re hosting information sessions — informal presentations where you’ll hear from DRW employees about their experience, their role and the markets more broadly. Want to know what to expect at one of these sessions? Read on for a few tips from our university talent acquisition team.
Everyone is back at school, and that means our favorite time of year is upon us – campus recruiting season. Starting this week our university talent acquisition team is visiting campuses around the world to meet the next bright minds of DRW.
Interviewing can be stressful and overwhelming at any point in your career, and even more so as a college student looking for a first job. To help you with the DRW interview process, our campus recruiting team is sharing their top tips.
Don Wilson, Founder and CEO of DRW reflects on the early stages of his career in the financial markets and the challenges that fueled his determination to succeed.