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Trader intern

Internship Amsterdam, NL
Posted 12 Oct 2020

Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Finance

Required language

English (Good)

Work experience

0 to 2 years

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WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.

Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.

OUR TEAM

We now operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day.

Trading – Although our traders come from many backgrounds they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.

Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.

OUR CULTURE

Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun; whether solving complex challenges or in team building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute towards a better society through our foundation.

YOUR ROLE AS A TRADER INTERN

As a trader intern you will;

  • See what it is like to be a trader at IMC
  • Learn about the trading industry and market making while having close interaction with our trader and technologists
  • Have the freedom to find your niche within the firm and excel
  • Have access to classroom sessions and mock trading.

A few reasons why this is your future internship

  • Work on meaningful and challenging projects
  • Supported by a mentor who will oversee you projects and professional development
  • Learn to work at a place where creativity, teamwork and innovation are recognized and rewarded.
  • Secure a graduate position before actually graduating.

WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER

Great relationships are based on an exchange, the give and the get. Here we get straight to the point;

The Give – what you’ll need to bring

·       In (pen)ultimate year of a quantitative field of study (e.g. Mathematics, Engineering, Physics)

·       Superior analytical and mathematical skills

·       Experience in Python (or MATLAB) is a strong advantage

·       Interest in financial markets is a must, no prior knowledge or experience is required

·       Available for at least 12 weeks.

The Get – what we’ll give you

·       Real projects – at IMC we get straight into it, real work from day one

·       The support to succeed – training programs, mentors

·       Compensation – highly competitive salary, accommodation (and costs) taken care off

·       Fun work environment – social activities, cool office with great people.

OUR HIRING PROCESS

To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC.

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IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.
We operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Finance & banking
Amsterdam
Active in 3 countries
700 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 35 years

What employees are saying

Daniel den Brave

Trader

Daniel den Brave

"At IMC you get real freedom to translate your ideas into practice. And we use the latest technology, which is pretty awesome."

Pierre Bashshour

Software Engineer

Pierre Bashshour

"If you write code on a Monday, it's going to be in production all over the world on Tuesday. I enjoy this fast-paced environment in which I contribute to make global markets more efficient."