Citadel Securities is a leading Options Market Maker. The ability to seamlessly blend fundamental and quantitative analysis has been one of the drivers of our success. Fundamental research analysts work closely with the trading team, using superior processes, data and intuition to forecast the first, second and third moment of a security’s price distribution around thematic and idiosyncratic events. Fundamental research analysts refine forecasts into actionable trade ideas.
As an intern, you’ll get to challenge the impossible in markets through an 11-week program that will allow you to collaborate and connect with senior team members. In addition, you’ll get the opportunity to network and socialize with peers throughout the internship.
-Develop in-depth fundamental knowledge of a sector or industry, as well as broad base knowledge of financial markets
-Identify pricing inefficiencies and collaborate with traders to monetize predictions
-Identify new sources of data and transform unstructured data sets into signals
-Own the information space you work within (i.e. large-cap tech) by monitoring trends in the marketplace
-Employ holistic approach to predicting distribution of outcomes and making volatility predictions
Your Skills & Talents:
-Strong academic background from a top school
-A strong interest in financial markets and a desire to learn about the fundamentals that drive them
-Ability to think about the world systematically and quantitatively, as well as the ability to deal with uncertainty in a logical and consistent approach
-Intermediate experience with programming, especially Python, preferred, but not required
Opportunities available in Chicago and New York
About Citadel Securities
Citadel Securities is a leading global market maker across a broad array of fixed income and equity securities. Our world-class capabilities position us to meet the liquidity demands of our diverse group of institutional clients in all market conditions. In partnering with us, our clients, including asset managers, banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, government agencies and public pension programs are able to gain a powerful trading advantage and are better positioned to meet their investment goals.
The team makes its mark every day from our offices around the world: Chicago, New York, London, Hong Kong, Toronto, Shanghai, Sydney, Dublin.