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 the Delta 1 / Emerging Markets Hong Kong team within the Investment division where you will be immersed in the culture and atmosphere of Schonfeld, working alongside talented professionals on meaningful projects.

Investment Analysts at Schonfeld take on a wide range of responsibilities and challenges. They are responsible for idea generation, formulating trade implementation across a wide range of securities and derivatives, and risk managing an existing portfolio of risks.

What You’ll Do 

You’ll work primarily alongside Portfolio Managers analysing investment decisions across delta 1 derivatives and emerging market risk parameters, using a mix of quantitative and qualitative data to analyse, back-test and implement investment ideas. You can expect to get exposure to fundamental stock analysis, derivatives pricing and risk management, strategy back testing and optimization and much more!

You will be assigned both a manager and mentor, participate in organized team-building events, lunch and learns, social activities, and network with senior management throughout the summer. You will be assigned summer-long projects that will be directly related to the work of the team you are assigned to, which you will present on at the completion of the program.  Upon completion of the internship, you may be extended a full-time offer of employment.

What You’ll Bring


What you need:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a STEM or Finance field such as statistics, mathematics, physics, engineering, economics, finance
  • Excellent analytical skills, with a high level of attention to detail
  • Problem-solving mindset with the ability to deduce conclusions from imperfect information
  • Ability to communicate and critically present investment ideas
  • Keen interest in financial markets and global macro news

We’d love if you had:

  • Programming skills in languages such as Python, C++, Java, SQL
  • Previous financial industry experience although this is not required
  • Ability to speak multiple languages

 

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.

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