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Market Analyst Intern

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Market Analyst Intern

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Summer 2023

Our formula for success is to hire exceptional people, encourage their ideas and reward their results.

Our Algorithmic Trading Team is growing and we are looking for a Market Analyst Intern to join our team. As a Market Analyst Intern you will gain exposure to the dynamic worlds of trading and technology in order to learn what it takes to become a successful and sustainable trader. You will work on a small team that combine the disciplines of technology, research and risk management to identify optimal trading and investment strategies. You will be responsible for supporting the Traders by completing a number a research reports and ad hoc requests that are critical for the team to succeed.

What you’ll be working on: 

  • Maintaining various custom systems
  • Conducting research on macroeconomic, central bank, and Company Earnings
  • Monitoring fundamental, geopolitical, and macroeconomic news and its impact across financial markets and how it relates to the team’s trading strategies
  • Researching and analyzing trends across major market sectors

You’ll feel right at home if you…

  • Are pursuing a bachelor's in economics, finance, or any related science discipline and are a first- or second-year university student
  • Have a strong interest in learning about world economies and global markets.
  • Have an interest in technology
  • Are able to work well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Have excellent written and communication skills in English
  • Enjoy detail-oriented work
  • Able to operate within the rules defined by the team

What to expect during the internship?

  • Meaningful projects: You'll receive a challenging project to complete during your time here. Each project promotes a comprehensive learning experience and provides you with meaningful work experience.
  • Community: Throughout the summer, we host a variety of educational, social and team-building activities to foster friendship and camaraderie.
  • Mentorship: You'll build a professional relationship with an experienced mentor in your field. Mentors and mentees meet to discuss goals, challenges and professional development and explore the city together at our mentor outings.

DRW is a diversified trading firm with over 3 decades of experience bringing sophisticated technology and exceptional people together to operate in markets around the world.  We value autonomy and the ability to quickly pivot to capture opportunities, so we operate using our own capital and trading at our own risk. 

Headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, we trade a variety of asset classes including Fixed Income, ETFs, Equities, FX, Commodities and Energy across all major global markets. We have also leveraged our expertise and technology to expand into three non-traditional strategies: real estate, venture capital and cryptoassets. 

We operate with respect, curiosity and open minds. The people who thrive here share our belief that it’s not just what we do that matters–it's how we do it.  DRW is a place of high expectations, integrity, innovation and a willingness to challenge consensus.  

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