Quantitative Research Analyst Internship

Location
Radnor, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 04, 2017
Closes
Jun 03, 2017
Finance Industry
Analyst

Stevens Capital Management LP (“SCM”) is a registered investment adviser that manages a multi-billion dollar hedge fund that has been in business for 25+ years. SCM specializes in the rigorous development and disciplined implementation of empirically based quantitative trading strategies. Our highly productive team works in a fast-paced collegial environment, utilizing extensive data sets, technology and the scientific method to devise and employ trading strategies throughout the world’s most liquid financial markets.

 

Quantitative Research Analyst Internship

We're seeking exceptionally motivated students with a strong interest in the financial markets to contribute to our empirical research process.  The range of research ideas to investigate is open-ended and will depend on a candidate's background and strengths.

Opportunities, including full-time summer internships and part-time work throughout the school year, are available for qualified students at each of the undergraduate, masters and PhD levels.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Read and analyze academic research or other source material pertaining to anomalies in the global financial markets.
  • Build data sets and conduct statistical analysis on the data.

Requirements

  • Substantial progress toward a degree (graduate level preferred) in a quantitative discipline (e.g. statistics, econometrics, mathematics, engineering, physics or computer science) or finance (with extensive coursework in quantitative disciplines). 
  • Programming experience, ideally including R, C++ and/or Python.
  • Experience with regression analysis.
  • Strong interest in learning how to build, organize and analyze large data sets.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.