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Macro Economist Summer Internship (Macro Investment Teams) London 2024

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The Macro Team is looking for a Intern to focus on Macro Economic Strategy. The role will include covering economics, policy & idea generation across all asset classes, and developing tools and reports that aid the strategy & portfolio management teams. The ideal candidate will have a quantitative background with experience coding in Python, familiarity with Excel and some prior work experience in a financial institution. This is a unique opportunity to get exposure to Macro investing & the use of economics, statistics & data science in a real-world financial setting.


In the role of a Macro Economist Intern, depending on the candidate’s background, there will be opportunities to/for:

  • Interface with sell side analysts to synthesize macro views & identify under-appreciated themes
  • Work on data analysis projects driven by the portfolio management team
  • Build tools to help forecast macroeconomic direction & market impact
  • Learn about how economics & policy affect macro markets, and how to use econometrics & data science to communicate ideas

Qualifications & requirements

  • Pursuing a Bachelors, Master’s or PhD Student in a STEM quantitative field. Bachelor’s in computer science, mathematics, economics, finance, physics, or other quantitative disciplines.
  • Programming experience in Python in the context of data analysis, with the ability to test ideas and develop infrastructure for further research
  • Knowledge of statistics, including time series analysis
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to present results clearly and iterate accordingly

Who you are

The ideal candidate for an intern position will be someone who has or is interested in:

  • Strong desire to work collaboratively with the team
  • High standard of professionalism in all dealings with internal staff and any external partners, clients and regulatory agencies
  • Problem solving skills and ability to identify and implement appropriate solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently to meet/exceed deadline
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and strong organization skills
DEADLINE 28th November 2023