Quantitative Analyst, Ph.D. Intern

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The D. E. Shaw group’s summer doctoral internship program exposes talented Ph.D. candidates to the projects and environment associated with full-time work in quantitative analysis and software development at the firm. Ph.D. interns can expect to be part of an inclusive environment, and interact with fellow interns and employees of similar academic backgrounds while discovering how the analytical skills gained from their graduate programs may relate to the work done here. Throughout the internship, Ph.D. candidates are encouraged to attend our academic speaker series and track academic progress in various areas that may be of interest.
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What you’ll do day-to-day
For quantitative analyst Ph.D. interns, projects might involve applying sophisticated numerical techniques and writing software to develop and analyze statistical models for our computerized financial trading strategies, or researching financial literature to identify new trading ideas and creating simulations to test them.
Who we’re looking for
Successful candidates will have impressive records of academic achievement and be the top students in their respective math, statistics, physics, engineering, computer science, and other technical and quantitative Ph.D. programs.
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