Derivatives Trader Intern (Summer 2023)

What You’ll Do:
Derivatives Trader Interns will be introduced to Valkyrie’s trading strategies, technology, and business. Working with senior staff, you’ll learn and apply valuable programming skills and techniques that have practical purpose. In the course of your internship, you’ll be exposed to real financial markets and work on challenging data science or research projects that have the potential to change the way we trade. You’ll work closely with a mentor who will provide guidance, growth opportunities, and genuine feedback. We provide an ideal opportunity for bright math and engineering-savvy minds to put their talents to the test in real-world applications.
What You’ll Need:
  • Expected graduation date between December 2023 and December 2024
  • Willingness to work in-person, in Chicago beginning late May 2023
  • Pursuing a degree in mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science, quantitative finance, or equivalent
  • Passion for the financial markets
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Interest in data analysis, statistics, and optimization
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with a keen attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Capability to quickly recover from mistakes
What You’ll Get:
  • Mentors who will provide guidance, growth opportunities and genuine feedback
  • Exposure and training in automated financial trading
  • Summer housing accommodation
  • Catered lunch, snacks, and beverages
  • Group outings and company events
  • Casual dress environment