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WiTT at Jane Street online (21st - 23rd September 2020)

Women in Trading and Technology

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What is the WiTT Programme?

This year Jane Street will be holding their Women in Trading and Technology (WiTT) programme online. This three-day programme is designed for women in their penultimate year of university as of autumn 2020. Participants will have an exclusive opportunity to explore careers within our firm and attend one of two educational programmes: quantitative trading and software engineering.

The quantitative trading programme

The quantitative trading programme focuses on mathematical and financial topics—such as probability, market structure, and arbitrage. Participants will learn how we approach trading through classroom lectures, mentorship and activities.

The software engineering programme

The software engineering programme focuses on the fundamentals of building electronic trading systems, OCaml, and the library and tools we use in our everyday work at Jane Street. Participants will receive an in-depth look into the ways we use computer science within our firm and learn the fundamentals of electronic trading systems and write a program that trades on a simulated stock exchange.

About Jane Street

Jane Street is a quantitative trading firm that uses innovative technology, a scientific approach, and a deep understanding of markets to guide our business. Founded in 2000, Jane Street employs more than 1,100 people with offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong. We are always on the lookout for great new people to join our team.

The environment at Jane Street is open, informal, intellectual, and fun. The dress code is casual, the kitchen is stocked, and discussions are always lively. Teaching and learning are central activities through classes, mentoring, and discussion.

COVID-19 update - Jane Street is running virtual events, programmes, activities, and internships this year - we look forward to meeting you all virtually soon!

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  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
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  • London
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  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Robotics
  • Science
  • Software
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Web Development

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