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Castleton Commodities International is a leading global energy commodities merchant and infrastructure asset investor. As a trader, CCI deploys capital on a proprietary basis in the physical and financial commodity markets, providing the Company with market insights and access. As a strategic investor and developer, CCI leverages its market expertise, operations capabilities, and industry knowledge to invest in, and develop, select commodity infrastructure assets. CCI focuses its activities on the markets it understands best, while constantly striving to expand its knowledge base and network of relationships in order to participate in new markets.

Headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, CCI conducts business from offices located around the world including Calgary, Canada; Houston, Texas; New York, New York; Geneva, Switzerland; London, United Kingdom; and Singapore. The Company has more than 500 employees globally.

Programme overview

Throughout the programme, participants will also have regular interaction with the leaders of our businesses to gain an understanding of our approach to various opportunities across global markets.

This is a two-year rotational programme where for analysts to gain exposure to the support functions around trading with a specific emphasis on risk. From there, participants will rotate among four different trading desks, one of which could include the Risk team. At any point during the trading rotation—the desk can extend an offer of employment to the analyst and if they accept the offer and the analyst would no longer rotate to the next desk.

This programme is a unique opportunity designed to provide a strong basis for a role within the business, and to identify and develop people who have the desire to become active players in the company. Graduates will be exposed to the fundamental components of the global commodities industry.


At CCI, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining top talent. We value our human capital and seek strong contributors whom we can support and provide with the opportunities to be successful. We are seeking individuals who have strong technical skills along with an understanding of derivative products and an interest in the commodity markets.

Responsibilities (Trading/Analysis):

  • Analyse markets to identify trading opportunities, analysing and understanding risks
  • Design and develop models to analyse economic data, market fundamentals and forecast prices
  • Perform research and statistical studies of identified risk factors
  • Identify market pricing trends and discontinuity
  • Design and formulate trade ideas and execute with rigorous risk management control. Run back-testing to verify the strategy prior to production execution
  • Review research reports and articles that examine recent developments in the energy markets.
  • Build up close connection with external consultancies and internal research team


  • Pursuing Bachelors or Master’s in Mathematics, Engineering, Finance, Statistics, Business, Economics, Energy, Computer Science, Physics or a related field of study
  • Expected graduation date in Summer 2024 or up to two years of experience
  • Prior internship/exposure to the commodities markets, or experience with other financial institutions and consulting is preferred
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills in one or more of the following: R, Python, Matlab, C++, VBA, Excel—as well as SQL or other database exposure. Python is the preferred programming language.
  • Superior communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work as an effective team player and add value to team