Summer intern - Quantitative data specialist

S&P Global
London, United Kingdom
31 Jan 2023
08 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
S&P Global Market Intelligence

The role : Quantitative Data Specialist Intern to join the New Product Development and Research Team for a 10 week internship program. The successful hire will have the technical capabilities to manipulate and wrangle both structured and unstructured data, run statistical modelling on the underlying data and present findings to the broader organization. This position reports to the Head of New Product Development & Research and will sit on the New Product Development and Research team within Company Information Analytics (CIA) and is part of the Data, Valuation, and Analytics (DVA) organization with S&P Global Market Intelligence.

The Team: Members of the S&P Global New Product Development and Research Team are experts in conceiving and building client solutions. Spanning public and private markets, the team leverages data inside the S&P Global data ecosystem and enriches it with new external data to create novel solutions that inform the client workflow. Client use cases span investment management, investment banking, private markets, commercial banking and insurance, and non-financial corporate and professional services. The team operates as part of Company Information Services, which provides data and analytics that enable clients to make important decisions. Team members are well regarded by colleagues throughout the organization and can expect to collaborate with other teams including data science, technology, quantitative analytics, research signals, and others.

The Impact: The New Product Development and Research team brings industry leading products to market, which enhance client workflows in investment management, investment banking, private markets, commercial banking and insurance, and non-financial corporate and professional services. Ideation is inspired by client conversations, industry conferences, the internal research team, external research publications, new technologies, third-party fintech partners, and more. The Quantitative Data Intern will coordinate with the NPDR team on specific data projects.

What's in it for you: Successful candidates will have experience and understanding on data characterization and technical skills to statistically test data. In addition, candidates should be able to work well in a team, be highly self-motivated with the ability to execute independently. This internship will develop quantitative/analytic models for use case validation and to inform on new product creation.

During your summer at S&P Global you'll have the chance to partner with our industry experts, with on-the-job experience focusing on high impact work that allows you to apply and develop your skills. Networking, business insights and tailored learning opportunities all support your growth and development, setting you up for success as you begin your career.

The Summer Internship Program will provide you with a variety of experiences to help you identify your strengths, develop highly transferable skills, and align you to a successful career path for a bright future at S&P Global.

  • Ingest, clean, and analyze data sets from third parties to assess benefits to CIS / DVA business.
  • Present prototype results to the broader team, with ability to document technical concepts effectively to a diverse audience.
  • Conduct hands-on, actionable, innovative data testing and use results to help senior leadership make vital business decisions.
  • Collaborate with existing members of the NPDR team to leverage expertise around techniques to build and validate new product use cases.
What We're Looking For:
  • Pursuing Bachelors or Masters in one of the following subjects: Mathematics/Statistics, Computer/Data Science, Finance or Economics
  • Strong technical and programming skills in SQL and Python
  • Expertise in statistics, machine learning or data science experience preferred
  • Passion for private and/or public markets and data wrangling
  • Excellent presentation skills, Organized, detail oriented, Intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness
The Location: London

UK Eligibility
To be eligible for our UK Summer Internship program you must have the right to work full-time now and in the future. We currently do not offer visa sponsorship; however, we do run our programs in several locations across the globe and welcome you to consider those that are relevant to you.

How to apply
Submit your online application, which should include your CV, along with a short cover letter/motivational statement in one attachment (we suggest around 300 words). We want to hear more about you; why you're interested in joining S&P Global, and why you're interested in being considered for the role/s you have applied for.

Application and assessment process

The assessment process that follows is designed to ensure you can learn more about us, showcase your skills and find a role that is right for you.

Stage 1
Apply by submitting your CV and cover letter , ensuring your graduation month and year are clearly stated.

Stage 2
Screening stage. In most locations, this screening stage will be in the form of a telephone interview.

Stage 3
Final stage

The final stage will consist of interviews with the hiring teams.

About Company Statement:

S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Market Intelligence partners with customers to broaden their perspective and operate with confidence by bringing them leading data sources and technologies that embed insight in their daily work.


Equal Opportunity Employer
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

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20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), HUMRES203 - Entry Professional (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 281068
Posted On: 2023-01-24
Location: London, United Kingdom
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