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2024 Summer Internship - Sector Analyst, Proprietary Research

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Point72

2mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

London

AI generated summary

  • Seeking a current undergraduate/advanced degree student with strong business intuition, exceptional project management skills, ability to analyze complex information, proficiency in technical coding/programming, and a passion for sectors, industries, and companies. Previous research/consulting experience is helpful but not required.
  • Conduct in-depth sector analysis, create research reports, collaborate with investment professionals, and leverage proprietary research teams to drive informed investment decisions during a 10-week internship program based in London.

Summer Internship

Research & DevelopmentLondon

Description

  • As an Insights Sector Analyst, you will provide industry context and business fundamentals to our team of data scientists and engineers and deliver synthesized insights to our Investment Professionals as you partner with them on their research needs. The work is ever evolving, affording opportunities to tackle new challenges alongside research teammates from diverse backgrounds

Requirements

  • Staying current on the industry trends impacting businesses around the world
  • Gaining deep expertise in industries, business models and supply chains
  • Synthesizing clear takeaways from complex information derived from both qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Understanding the use of alternative data market and its role in discretionary investing
  • Multi-tasking and switching gears frequently to address the needs of the business
  • Taking an experiment-based research approach with freedom to innovate
  • Working as part of a cross-functional team made up of Investment, Research, and Compliance professionals
  • What Excites Us:
  • Superb business intuition and a solution orientated, methodological approach to problem solving
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with and build strong client relationships
  • Intellectual curiosity and an eagerness to find out if your conclusions are right or wrong
  • People who “elevate the room” through their work ethic, curiosity, and solution orientated attitude
  • Adherence to the highest ethical standards working closely with the firm’s Compliance team
  • Whats Required:
  • Current pursuit of an undergraduate or advanced degree with demonstrated academic success
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and project management skills
  • Elevated business intuition and an innate ability to structure ambiguous problems and take action to solve them
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An understanding of and passion for how companies, industries and sectors operate and function
  • Basic proficiency with technical coding/programming (SQL, Python)
  • Experience leveraging data analysis as part of fundamental research process for business, public policy, finance, engineering, applied sciences, or other quantitative fields a plus
  • 0-2+ years of prior equity/investment/scientific research or consulting experience helpful but not required

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development

Responsibilities

  • During the 10-week program based in our London office, you will:
  • Be assigned to a sector, where you will develop subject-matter expertise on the key themes and KPIs that drive the industries and companies in your coverage
  • Compose research reports that synthesize research findings on behalf of our investment professionals
  • Interact directly with our investment professionals, learning the discretionary investment process from them and helping drive more informed investment decisions
  • Collaborate with our proprietary research teams including Product, Data Sourcing, and Data Science and Engineering to source and extract the most value out of new and existing data assets

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

London