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Quant Internship and Graduate recruitment - A Firms List

Discussion in 'Career Advice' started by Andy Nguyen, 7/11/10.

  1. Andy Nguyen

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    The following is a non-exhaustive list of investment banks, quant funds, and financial firms that offer internship and graduate/entry-level opportunities for students in Financial Engineering (MFE) programs. We will extend the list over time as we receive comments and feedback from our members and partners.

    INVESTMENT BANKS
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
    Barclays Capital
    BNP Paribas
    Citigroup
    Credit Suisse
    Deutsche Bank
    Goldman Sachs
    J.P.Morgan
    Morgan Stanley
    Nomura
    Societe Generale
    UBS

    ASSET MANAGEMENT
    Bank of New York Mellon
    BlackRock
    Oxam
    PIMCO
    TD Securities
    Wellington Management
    Putnam Investments

    COMMERCIAL BANKS
    Commerzbank
    HSBC
    ING
    Royal Bank of Canada
    Royal Bank of Scotland
    Standard Chartered Bank
    Wells Fargo

    HEDGE FUNDS
    AQR Capital Management
    Aviva Investors
    Bogle Investment Management
    Bridgewater
    Citadel Group
    Clinton Group
    DEShaw
    DFG Investment Advisers
    First Quadrant
    GBAR
    Glenwood Capital Investment
    Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin
    Infinum Capital Management
    Investec
    Knight Capital Group
    M&G Investments
    Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International
    Numeric Investors
    Nuveen Investment
    Optiver
    QVT Financial
    SIG Susquehanna
    State Street
    Tower Research Capital
    Two Sigma Investments

    INSURANCE COMPANIES
    American International Group (AIG)
    Aflac
    Ameriprise Financial
    Genworth Financial
    Lincoln Financial Group
    MassMutual Life
    MetLife
    Nationwide Financial Services
    Pacific Life
    Principal Financial Group
    Prudential Financial

    PROP TRADING
    Chicago Trading Company
    Chopper Trading
    DRW Trading Group
    GETCO
    Jane Street
    Jump Trading
    Nico Trading
    Quantres
    RSJ
    Spot Trading
    TransMarket Group
    Walleye Trading
    Wolverine Trading

    RATING AGENCIES
    Fitch Rating
    Moody’s
    Standard & Poor’s

    ACCOUNTING
    Deloitte
    Ernst & Young
    KPMG
    PwC

    FINANCIAL SERVICES
    Bloomberg Financials
    FINCAD
    Gloucester Research
    Interactive Brokers
    Numerix
    Opera Solutions
    Quantifi Solutions
    R² Financial Technologies
    Thomson Reuters

    These investment banks, hedge funds, quant shops cover all asset classes and for these quant internships and graduate hires, the firm will sometimes offer the opportunity for rotational programs in sevaral of these areas to give you a feel for what each area does.

    Know a firm that should be on this list? Broken links? Leave us a comment!
     
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    #1 Andy Nguyen, 7/11/10
    Last edited: 9/28/13
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  2. Andy Nguyen

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    Thanks, a few more added (Janes Street, Optiver, Bridgewater, etc)

    The list now contains over 40 firms.
     
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  3. jess

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    Knight Capital Group should be on the list. They have a really successful electronic trading group that hires interns and full-time quants from top-notch programs.
     
  4. Andy Nguyen

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    jess
    Thanks. I added Knight Trading to the list.
     
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  5. Prateek Rastogi

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    Hi,
    I'm a prospective student for IIT - Stuart School of Business, Chicago who is looking for interns in and around the city. Can anyone please tell me which firms hire intern in Chicago for quantitative finance???
     
  6. Trevor

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    As of 25 July 2010, SocGen link appears to be broken.
     
  7. Andy Nguyen

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    Thanks Trevor,
    Both links are fixed.
     
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  8. Trevor

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    DFG Investment Advisers link broken as well.
     
  9. sada

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    I reside in UK.
    I have Bsc and Msc in Maths and preparing a master of advaced studies in applied probabitities and stochastic . im searching for a part-time internship as a quant analyst starting this October or January. could I get some advice on how to find SUCH an internship. Thank u!
     
  10. John Fuqua

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    Additional trading firms; Internships available unknown--
    Chicago Trading Company
    GBAR
    Glenwood Capital Investment
    Infinum
    Spot Trading
    Rho Trading
     
  11. Andy Nguyen

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    Thanks John,
    I have added them to the list except Rho Trading since I can't find their website. Weird.
     
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  12. Paolonechicago

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    where I can find a comprehensive list of hedge funds that offer internships programs? thank you
    Paolo
     
  13. Nick

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    Wells Fargo maybe?
     
  14. MartinGoldberg

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    Standard and Poor's also hires such people.
     
  15. Andy Nguyen

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    Thanks Martin,
    We have added S&P into our list.
     
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  16. Kristine

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    FINCAD is hiring junior quantitative analysts. Can you add FINCAD?
     
  17. Andy Nguyen

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    FINCAD is now added. Thanks Kristine
     
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  18. Peter Steinberg

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    You forgot to mention RSJ Algorithmic Trading, the world´s largest algo trader, they´re searching people in London

    http://www.rsj.com/en/
     
  19. rajanS

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  20. markhobbus

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    are these internships only for graduate students? im an undergrad...