2021 Quant Summer Institute (QSI) Associate Program in London - Quant Strategies
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse. We Offer
Our Internship Program runs for 10 weeks, from June to August and is open to PhD or Masters (or equivalent) students graduating in 2021/22 who are passionate about gaining an insight into a quantitative career.
The Quantitative Strategies (QS) Group at Credit Suisse is a front-office-facing, modelling, analytics and trading-risk group, whose mandate is to work as an integral part of the trading desk. QS develops and delivers pricing models, risk analytics, trading, hedging and relative value tools, as well as algorithms to optimize capital allocations and trading decisions across Investment Banking: Markets. The group is organized along business lines and sits with the trading desks. The Quantitative Strategies Group reports to the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer division.
The program is a combination of training modules and a quantitative project. The training modules are run by the QS group and based on a unique in-house training program. The training covers topics such as the mathematics of financial derivatives, an introduction to key financial markets and pricing methods, as well as practical training on core models. These sessions are followed by a practical assignment working within the QS group. You Offer
To apply for this program, we are looking for you to graduate in 2021 or 2022 from your PhD (or 2022 from your Masters) in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Operations Research, Econometrics, Data Science and Quantitative Finance. You will need to be available for the full 10 weeks and be able to start full-time employment in 2022.
We look for highly advanced mathematical modelling skills, for example as shown through expertise in probability, statistics, differential equations, signal processing, or optimization. Programming experience and exposure to algorithms is desirable. Prior knowledge of finance is not required; however, you should have a genuine interest in financial markets.
Whatever your background, you’ll need to be:
• A leader who engenders dedication, assumes responsibility and mobilizes others
• A problem solver with excellent analytical skills
• A self-starter who achieves significant results
• A supportive and adaptable team member who can build long-lasting relationships
• An articulate communicator who also recognizes the importance of listening
• Principled and committed to the highest standards of ethical behaviour
Deadline: January 24, 2021
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