Electronic Trading Associate | Off Cycle internship London 2024

Banking, M&A
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Off-Cycle Internship Overview

Join us on an Off-Cycle Internship for 3-6 months working within our Investment Banking, Markets, Corporate Banking or Quantitative Analytics business areas. Immerse yourself in our work and culture and gain invaluable insights into life as a Full-Time Analyst with this longer internship.

Why the Electronic Trading Off-Cycle Internship Programme?

Barclays has a leading Electronic Trading franchise, with a high calibre team of Quants and Quant Developers supporting the business. This programme provides an opportunity to gain practical experience within the area, undertaking tasks of real-world value to the business and its clients. You’ll take your first steps in the extremely challenging and fascinating world of algorithmic trading and data science.

Working with a broad spectrum of colleagues, you’ll learn how data science fits into our business. What’s more, you’ll help our team to turn mathematical and algorithmic ideas into trading reality by:

  • Learning to use statistical models and algorithmic coding in practice
  • Testing practical machine learning techniques
  • Researching and implementing new models
  • Expanding our computational platform by helping solve complex software development problem

Markets at Barclays

Markets is the financial barometer of world events at Barclays. So every day is different and it’s a challenging and fascinating place to build a career.

We help institutional investors to identify market opportunities, manage risk and generate returns for their portfolios. Our teams provide market insights, execution services, tailored risk management and financing solutions to our clients; we help them protect their capital and make the most of their assets.

As one of the largest investment banks in the world, we offer a full range of products and services across every type of investment market.

Who we're looking for

To be considered for this programme, you must have completed or be in the final year of a postgraduate qualification, Masters or higher, in a technical discipline such as Physics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Economics, Financial Mathematics, Financial Engineering, Statistics, Computer Science or other STEM subjects. 

Additionally, applicants should have strong programming skills, in Java, C++ or Python.

Working in London

If you love the buzz of city life, our global HQ is the place to be.

Our London hub is in Canary Wharf, at the heart of London’s financial district. Here, you won’t just be perfectly placed to explore the nation’s capital; you’ll be in a place where you can explore all the many functions and opportunities of a global financial giant.

Barclays will accept applications from candidates who require visa sponsorship to work in the UK.

It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. Barclays will accept applications from candidates who require visa sponsorship to work in the UK.

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