Quantitative Analytics Analyst and Associate Off Cycle Internship Glasgow

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Join us on an off-cycle internship for 3-6 months working within our Investment Banking, Markets, Corporate Banking or Quantitative Analytics business areas. Immerse yourself in our work and culture and gain invaluable insights into life as a full-time Analyst with this longer internship.

Why Quantitative Analytics Off-Cycle Internship Programme?

Our industry-leading group provides model development, analytics and valuable quantitative advice to businesses across the bank.

Applying to our programme means the opportunity to join one of our Statistical Modelling teams.

Comprised of data scientists, developers, data engineers and researchers, the teams directly support the Finance, Treasury, Fraud Surveillance, Stress Testing, Climate Risk, as well as the Wholesale and Retail Credit Risk operations within the bank.

Team members deliver solutions to develop, test, implement and support all statistical and econometrics models for the estimation of default probabilities, recovery rates, exposures at default, forecasting models for net revenue, balance sheet projections, scenario generation/expansion, operational risk, climate change, economic capital models and machine learning models for fraud detection, all while using the latest model development approaches and advancements in technology. 

Joining us on an off-cycle internship will allow you to gain a longer period of exposure to our projects compared to our summer internships; allowing you to obtain in-depth knowledge into our business area.

The chance to make an impact

As a Quantitative Analytics off-cycle analyst, you'll be immersed in a dynamic and invigorating environment that exposes you to real-world challenges. Throughout your internship, you'll have the unique chance to apply cutting-edge quantitative techniques to solve practical business problems. 

Your role will involve conducting research, devising and implementing new models and finding innovative technological solutions to enhance our computing and data infrastructure.

This experience will give you an inside look into the daily responsibilities of a quant, as you contribute to meeting the advanced modelling needs of a top-tier multinational banking operation. Collaborating with diverse stakeholders across various bank functions and locations will further enrich your internship journey.

A place where you can thrive

During the programme, you’ll benefit from in-depth comprehensive training.  What’s more, this could be the beginning of an exciting and rewarding career.

We offer full-time employment opportunities to those interns demonstrating excellent work ethic, technical competence and business acumen upon the completion of their internship.

During the programme, you’ll:

  • Participate in formal and informal training designed to give you the knowledge you need when you need it
  • Receive detailed performance coaching and feedback
  • Have opportunities to expand your network and develop leadership skills

Quantitative Analytics at Barclays

Our Quantitative Analytics team is a global organisation of highly specialised modellers and developers responsible for researching, innovating, developing, testing, implementing and supporting all quantitative models used for valuation and risk management across all asset classes.

To be considered for this programme, you must

Either have completed or be in your final year of an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification, or equivalent, in a technical discipline such as Physics, Mathematics, Quantitative Finance, Economics, Statistics, Calculus, Computer Science, or other STEM subjects.

Ideally, you would also have:

  • Mathematical and programming skills (ideally in C++, or Python)
  • Logical thinking and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication skills and a team-oriented attitude
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Passion to learn about the banking sector, financial services industry, and capital markets

Working in Glasgow

Barclays Glasgow campus is a world-class, unconventional working environment with incredible facilities in an easy to reach central location. 

There are a huge variety of working, meeting and thinking spaces and a warm, friendly and open feel across the campus. It is a place where people enjoy spending time. A place for eating, socialising and entertaining, as well as working. A place with a buzz about it, where people will look forward to being there for two or more days a week.

Barclays will accept applications from candidates who require visa sponsorship to work in the UK.

It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

DEADLINE 17th January 2024