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NatWest Markets - Quantitative Internship Programme


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About the business

At NatWest Markets we focus on what we do best and what matters most to our customers; providing financing, risk management and trading solutions to our customers in Europe, Asia and the US. Putting purpose at our core, we aim to be the partner of choice for our NatWest customers and their financial markets needs.

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About the business area

At NatWest Markets we’re creating something different, and we’re looking for people with the passion and creativity to join us.

We’re a growing business that values entrepreneurship and innovation, so you’ll get to take responsibility and make a real contribution early in your career.

The Quantitative Analytics team develops quantitative models and analytical tools for derivatives and algorithmic trading, capital and other financial resources management, and is responsible for the analytics library and the risk engine for all asset classes.

About the programme

As a Quant Analytics intern, we’ll place you into one of the teams within Quantitative Analytics. You’ll work on a project that is important for business but will also help you develop your technical and market skills. The programme is suitable for penultimate or final year Master’s or PhD candidates or for those from Master’s programmes that require an industry placement or business project experience. This is a flexible summer programme that runs for three to six months depending on individual circumstances.  

As a STEM Master’s or PhD candidate, you’ll join one of the teams in one of three streams: 

  • Derivatives pricing and risk management
  • Algorithmic trading and data science
  • Quant development

We’ll reward you with a competitive salary, and you’ll also have access to our flexible benefits package.

We strongly support our team’s development and we’ll provide you with a training programme. We pride ourselves on the professional support we offer our interns, and the friendly community our interns have shaped themselves.

We’ll pair you with a ‘buddy’ who’ll be there to help you get settled, answer any questions, and share their experiences.

About you

To be eligible for this programme you’ll need to be on course to achieving a Master’s or PhD in a STEM subject, or quantitative finance. 

We’re looking for passionate people, and innovative thinkers with the drive to succeed. We’re also looking for:

  • An array of technical skills with knowledge of coding 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to adapt to a changing workplace

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Masters and above (expected)
  • 10 Weeks
  • London
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

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