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2024 Asia Trading Desk Summer Internship
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2024 Asia Trading Desk Summer Internship


Point72’s Asia Trading team is comprised of long/short equity and derivatives execution traders who support the firm’s multi-manager platform of investment professionals. Trading is important to a wide variety of the firm’s stakeholders including but not limited to investment professional teams, external investors, investment services teams, Risk, and Compliance. If you are interested in pursuing a career in trading at a premier asset management firm, this role will provide you with unparalleled training and experience. We are looking for someone who is highly proficient, articulate, detail-oriented, and eager to be an important part of the financial markets.



If you are interested in pursuing a career in Trading, this 10-week summer internship will provide you a valuable experience at a complex global firm. During your time with us, you will gain exposure to and build your knowledge base on supporting our Asia Trading team by:

  • Assisting with booking trades
  • Conducting industry- and company-specific research
  • Providing market updates, news, and fund flow summaries
  • Embodying Point72’s ethical decision-making approach
  • Monitoring market shifts to inform the rest of the team
  • Identifying potential risk areas and working to prevent trade or operational errors
  • Monitoring price movement, volume, and trading flows


In addition to the learning and development you’ll receive in your day-to-day role with your team, as a part of our summer internship program you will gain exposure to:  

  • Working alongside your fellow interns and be mentored by experienced professionals 
  • Meet your peers through designated intern programming, volunteer opportunities, and social events 
  • Attending sessions with senior leaders discussing their expertise and career paths 
  • Getting hands-on access to best-in-class tools and resources 
  • Gaining exposure to groups and functions with unique responsibilities and perspectives on our industry 
  • Developing technical, writing, and presentation skills


  • Expected bachelor's degree from Dec 2024 to Summer 2025 
  • Demonstrated academic success as reflected in a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2
  • Knowledge of trading trends and products
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
  • A detail-oriented mindset and a desire to learn
  • Strong analytical, writing, verbal communication, and technical skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of the team 
  • Conduct yourself with professionalism and integrity at all times 
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards

Deadline for applications is 11:59PM HKT on December 31, 2023



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