WorldQuant is a quantitative asset management firm founded in 2007 and currently has over 600 employees working in more than 20 offices in 15 countries. We develop and deploy systematic financial strategies across a variety of asset classes in global markets, utilizing a proprietary research platform and risk management process.
Our research branch office in Israel is seeking mathematics, computer science, physics and engineering majors for a part-time research intern position. You do not need any prior knowledge of financial markets, but must have a strong interest in learning about the various capital markets. Our highly accomplished senior staff will provide you with mentoring and guidance to help you succeed.
Job Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):
■ Pre-process and analyze financial market data
■ Conduct data validation
■ Other tasks assigned by senior managers
■ Hold or working toward a Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree from a leading university in CS, Electrical Engineering or other related fields that are highly analytical or quantitative
■ Possess outstanding grades and academic achievement
■ Have a research scientist mind-set, e.g., be a deep thinker, creative, persevering, smart and self-motivated
■ Exhibit good English language skills (both written and verbal)
■ Able to work at least 3 days a week, with a motivation to make a career progress to a full time Quant Researcher after his graduation
Position based in Ramat Gan, Israel.