About Five Rings

Five Rings is a proprietary trading firm founded with a vision of combining strategy, innovation and technology to succeed in today’s global markets. With offices in New York, London and Amsterdam, Five Rings trades in various domestic and international markets, both established and esoteric. Our team constantly seeks new opportunities, analyzes their risks and rewards, and creates strategies and tools to capitalize on them.

We have an open culture and encourage the flow of knowledge and ideas between all areas of the firm.

About the Program

Five Rings offers an intensive 4 week winter internship program that runs from January 6th - January 31st. The program includes immersion in hands-on projects, classroom instruction, in-house built strategy games, and mock trading. Interns will work closely with the research team on development projects. You will have a mentor fully dedicated to you during the internship. 

You will take part in a series of talks to introduce you to key trading concepts. We also offer a variety of activities such as strategic game nights, nights out in NY, dinners, and so much more.  


About You

  • Must be working towards a PhD or Master's degree in computer science, economics, mathematics, physics, statistics, or another qualifying field
  • Exceptional at math and with other quantitative skills
  • Has a hunger to work on some of the most complex mathematical problems we find
  • Must enjoy problem solving as this is at the forefront of the role
  • Enjoys initiating/acting on a thought or idea as soon as it comes to mind
  • Proven track record of success within candidates field of specialty
  • Thrive in a highly collaborative environment
  • Must have basic programming experience through internships or academia
  • Meticulous and detail-oriented
  • Eager to learn

Salary: $5,750/week. Additionally, interns receive corporate housing.

Applicants are able to apply to multiple positions, but we strongly encourage you to only apply to your top choice.

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