Trading Intern

Citadel Securities 

At Citadel Securities, a leading global market maker, our Trading Interns learn from the best and brightest in finance, as well as technology and quantitative research. In addition, Trading Interns work on critical projects to help us make better markets for a better world.

Join a structured program that will allow you to explore your passion for the financial markets, trading, and strategy. Are you ready to become part of the next generation of elite traders?

Your Objectives:

  • Constantly learn and stay ahead of global market dynamics
  • Monitor and respond to incoming market information, economic announcements, and general trading    activity
  • Use trading metrics and statistical data to identify areas to improve performance
  • Work in a team environment that closely integrates trading, quantitative research and technology
  • Innovate by using one of the industry’s most powerful trading platforms
  • Have a perspective on all major financial markets


Your Skills & Talents:

  • Ability to think about the world systematically and quantitatively, as well as ability to deal with uncertainty in a rigorous and statistical way
  • Interest in applying technology and/or quantitative skills to solve complex trading problems
  • Passion for the markets and a desire to seize investment opportunities
  • Experience with programming, scripting and/or statistical software strongly preferred
  • Advanced training in Applied Math, Engineering, Statistical Modeling, Calculus, Computer Science, Physics or related disciplines required (Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD Degree)

Opportunities available in Chicago, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, New York, and Sydney

We’re committed to helping your accelerate your career. As you prepare for an internship, check out Frank Krepelka, Head of Risk and Trading, providing advice for students and recent graduates in Citadel Securities Conversations.

About Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities is a leading global market maker across a broad array of fixed income and equity securities. Our world-class capabilities position us to meet the liquidity demands of our diverse group of institutional clients in all market conditions. In partnering with us, our clients, including asset managers, banks, broker-dealers, hedge funds, government agencies and public pension programs are able to gain a powerful trading advantage and are better positioned to meet their investment goals.

The team makes its mark every day from our offices around the world: Chicago, New York, London, Hong Kong, Toronto, Shanghai, Sydney, Dublin.