As an intern on SIG’s research team, you will be partnered with our senior analysts and traders to assist in identifying investment opportunities in the equity and options markets. You will learn to perform in-depth company analysis around future catalyst events and provide real-time opinions on breaking news throughout the trading day. You will gain experience in the financial markets by tracking company news and events, assisting with valuation work or other event-driven projects.
Our ten week summer internship program introduces you to our unique approach to research through a combination of work on a trading desk and classroom study in options theory basics. Research interns are placed on a sector-focused team and work directly on the trading floor. The ten week summer program serves as our primary source for hiring full-time Research Analysts.
At SIG, we place a high value on education and development. You will experience this dedication to training firsthand as you work collaboratively with the research analysts and traders on your desk to learn how our analyst opinions impact trading decisions and gain the practical exposure needed to perform your daily responsibilities. You will also participate in classroom education where you will learn about options and the decision-making strategies that our traders employ. This role provides the unique opportunity to combine the quantitative aspects of finance with creative problem solving in order to develop trade ideas in a fast-paced proprietary trading environment.
To learn more about the program and the role, visit http://www.sig.com/campus-programs/research/ and http://bit.ly/2x6TYDm
Location Options: Philadelphia area, New York City
What we’re looking for
Strong written, analytical, and financial research skills
Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Demonstrated interest in the financial markets
Prior exposure to fundamental company research preferred
Familiarity with a trading environment and derivative products preferred
Must be a self-starter, a quick learner, an effective communicator, and resourceful in solving problems
Willingness to work additional and flexible hours when necessary
Will not require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future
Intention to graduate with a bachelor’s or master’s degree within one year of the internship program
We don’t post salary ranges externally so any salary estimate you see listed on a third party website was not provided by SIG and may not be accurate.
SIG is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SIG via-email, the Internet or directly without a valid written search agreement will be deemed the sole property of SIG, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SIG.
SIG is a global quantitative trading firm. We commit our own capital to trade equities and derivatives, including options, futures, and ETFs, as well as commodities, bonds, and other financial products around the world. SIG is a place where smart, analytical people work together to trade profitably in today’s markets.
Our traders, quants, developers, and systems engineers work closely together for the continuous development and improvement of our trading strategies. Each employee brings something unique to the table, and we all strive to make optimal decisions in the dynamic environment of the financial markets.
** We do not post salary ranges externally so any salary estimate you see listed on a third party website was not provided by SIG and may not be accurate.