The Role

We are excited to offer an opportunity for a diverse group of talented students to join the internship program at Schonfeld. You’ll spend ten weeks with our partner portfolio manager, Quantbot, in their Venture Capital division.

What You’ll Do

As a Venture Capital Intern with Quantbot, you will work in a dynamic start-up environment and use your creative, scientific, and analytical background to help put structure and strategy around our Ventures arm. You will work with the Business Development team to identify and evaluate the potential for investment cross-sector, conduct market research/analysis, work directly with Ventures startup management, and study the board participation process for the company’s majority owned by Quantbot Ventures. Upon completion of the internship, you may be extended a full-time offer of employment.

What You’ll Bring

What you need:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree ideally with one year left in your academic program
  • Strong interest in capital markets, fintech, and technology spaces
  • Strong research skills and the ability to communicate research ideas clearly and succinctly
  • Proficient with Excel, PowerPoint, and charting/graphing
  • Strong attention to detail and desire to learn

We’d love if you had:

  • Previous financial industry experience although it is not required
  • Python programming skills
  • An advanced degree in a quantitative or technical field

Our Internship

The Schonfeld summer internship provides students with a unique opportunity to experience Schonfeld, our work, our people, and our culture. Interns will typically join a small team and will spend 10 weeks at Schonfeld from June - August.

Each summer intern will work on a tailored project that will provide them with real world experience.  We provide all interns with a dedicated mentor and manager to help them navigate the summer successfully. Interns will also participate in our learning program, the Sapphire: Summer Session, which aims to provide tangible skills training and education on various functions across the firm and in the workplace. Along with the hands-on guidance and support from managers and mentors, interns will participate in weekly networking events, engage with our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Alliance, attend panel discussions, and have many opportunities to get to know Schonfeld’s core values in practice.

Who We Are  
Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a global multi-strategy, multi-manager investment platform that harnesses the transformative power of people to perform in all market environments. Our dynamic culture inspires better outcomes for our team, our investors, and our partners. We aim to consistently deliver risk-adjusted returns, with people driving performance.

We specialize in four core strategies: Quantitative Trading, Fundamental Equity, Tactical Trading, and Discretionary Macro & Fixed Income. We capitalize on inefficiencies and opportunities within the markets, drawing from a significant investment in proprietary technology, infrastructure, and risk analytics.

We invest through internal portfolio managers and external partner funds, pursuing alignment among investors, investment professionals, and the firm. Our footprint spans 7 countries and 19 offices.

Our Culture
Talent is our strategy. We believe our success is because of our people, so putting our talent above all else is our top priority. We are teamwork-oriented, collaborative, and encourage ideas—at all levels—to be shared. As an organization committed to investing in our people, we provide learning & educational offerings and opportunities to make an impact.

We foster a sense of belonging among all of our employees with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the forefront of this mission. Our employees value diversity across identity, thought, people and perspective which serves as the foundation of our culture. As a firm, we are committed to creating a hiring process that is fair, welcoming and supportive.

The annual base pay for this role is expected to be between $70,000 and $90,000 which will be prorated based on internship start and end date. The expected base pay range is based on information at the time this post was generated. Actual compensation for the successful candidate will be determined based on a variety of factors such as skills, qualifications and experience and level of education.

 

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