Macro Trading Desk 2022 Internship

Macro Trading Desk 2022 Internship
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Job Description

A Career with Point72’s Global Macro Trading Team:

The Global Macro Trading Desk is a small group with team members in New York, London, and Hong Kong. The primary focus of the team is best-execution cross asset classes and timely and accurate trade booking in support of all of the Firm’s macro portfolio teams globally, covering Interest Rates, FX, Commodities, Credit and Equities. We work very closely with the macro portfolio managers and analysts sourcing liquidity, providing relevant market commentary and serve as a liaison with various internal partners including Operations, Compliance, and Legal.


About the Internship Program:

If you are interested in pursuing a career in trading at an investment firm, the 10-week Macro Trading internship at Point72 will provide you with valuable experience to help grow in your career. This includes:

  • Hands-on work contributing to the work of the Macro Trading Team
  • Exposure to investment services professionals and senior management at Point72
  • Training sessions focused on developing excel, writing, and presentation skills
  • Networking opportunities across the Firm, with groups such as Trading, Finance, Trade Support, Compliance, and Technology
  • Speaker series featuring leaders from multiple functions at the Firm


What you’ll do:

  • Support the U.S. Macro Trading team
  • Conduct global macro and country-specific research
  • Provide market updates, news, and fund flow summaries
  • Assist in projects related to overall business initiatives
  • Understand and live Point72’s ethical decision-making approach and its compliance program


What’s required

We are looking for undergrads expecting to receive a bachelor’s degree between December 2022 to July 2023. Additionally, you will need:

  • Demonstrated academic success as reflected in a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0
  • Knowledge of the Macro trends and products, particularly around Interest Rates, FX and Commodities
  • A strong desire to learn and passion for the markets and investing
  • Professionalism with integrity at all times
  • Ability to multi-task under stress with strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical, writing, verbal communication, and technical skills
  • Knowledge in Bloomberg, Microsoft Excel, Programming/VBA is a plus
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards


About Point72

Point72 Asset Management is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry’s premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent. We’re inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. For more information, visit