eFX Internship

State Street Corporation
London, United Kingdom
01 Apr 2023
05 Apr 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for:
We are seeking a candidate to be part of the eFX Market Making team for the duration of a summer internship. eFX is a key focus area and growth area for the bank and the successful candidate will spend their time learning about the eFX business with a hands-on approach as well as getting exposure to other affiliated FX Business areas. We are looking to bring in the next generation of talent to learn and contribute ideas to enhance their development and expand our remit and a growing business.

Why this role is important to us:
State Streets eFX business is a global team providing electronic fully automated trading facilities for clients 24 hours a day 5 days a week, typically transacting billions of dollars of foreign exchange currency daily. We employ cutting edge quantitative and algorithmic trading techniques, as well as the latest technology to engage in high frequency trading and analysis. Selecting an intern to be part of the eFX Market Making team is important to us because it is a great opportunity to get exposure and a basic understanding of an electronic trading business.

What you will be responsible for:
As a placement summer intern, you will:
  • Work closely with members of the eFX Market Making desk, quantitative analysts, developers, FX trading, FX sales, research and other senior staff as mentors to gain an understanding of the FX Business and show initiative.
  • Understanding the client base
  • Understanding the design and deployment of trading strategies/algorithms through the various code bases.
  • Exploring pricing and trading ideas through optimization of analyzing client data and looking for patterns.
  • Understand and perform pre and post trade analysis for client and trading strategies.
  • Work with eFX and traders to acquire in-depth knowledge of financial markets, modeling, and risk management.

What we value:
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
  • A desire and willingness to learn through this 8-week internship.
  • Creative thinkers who are motivated by challenging problems.
  • Applying good written and oral communication skills.
  • Being part of a team.
  • Displaying good analytical skills and having an eye for detail.
  • Being willing to ask considered questions.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • Currently engaged in a Mathematics/Physics/Statistics/Engineering or similar degree.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence.
companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you. State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Discover more at StateStreet.com/careers
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