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Job Title 2023 Global Markets Quantitative Summer Analyst Program

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2023 Global Markets Quantitative Summer Analyst Program

New York, NY


RBC Capital Markets is a premier investment bank that provides a focused set of products and services to corporations, institutional investors and governments around the world. With more than 7,100 professionals, we operate out of 70 offices in 15 countries across North America, the U.K., Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region.

We work with clients in over 100 countries around the globe to deliver the expertise and execution required to raise capital, access markets, mitigate risk and acquire or dispose of assets. According to Bloomberg and Dealogic, we are consistently ranked among the largest global investment banks.

RBC Capital Markets is part of a leading provider of financial services, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Operating since 1869, RBC is one of the top 15 largest banks in the world and the fifth largest in North America, as measured by market capitalization. With a strong capital base and consistent financial performance, RBC is among a small group of highly rated global banks.

Global Markets Quantitative Summer Program

RBC’s Global Markets Quantitative Summer Internship Program offers an unrivaled opportunity to join one of our highly technical quantitative trading or research development teams. You will be placed on a team made up of leading mathematicians, software engineers, and data scientists who are focused on developing solutions for RBC. RBC’s strategic objective is to find excellent candidates with a STEM/Computer Science background, hire them onto our platform, and promote the ongoing development of this junior cohort to become leaders in this space.


As an integral part of the Global Markets Quantitative Internship Program, interns can expect to:

  • Apply and enhance their quantitative skills through empirical research projects
  • Back-testing trading strategies, solving optimal execution problems, or development of performance metrics are some examples of assignments
  • Develop market knowledge in a wide array of asset classes, including ETFs, Equities, Options, Futures, FX, Fixed Income, and Commodities
  • Analyze large data sets and perform market research to provide in-depth recommendations and ideas to senior colleagues
  • Generate new ideas by collaborating with highly technical teams to develop new technologies that will improve daily business
  • Assist in creating, implementing and monitoring complex algorithms in a wide variety of asset classes
  • Become immersed in a comprehensive education program for interns and junior traders/researchers that will develop critical quantitative skills and decision-making capabilities

In selecting Summer Analysts and considering full-time offers, we look for the following:
  • Undergraduate, Masters, or PhD students in their penultimate year of study at an accredited college or university
  • Engaged in study of Math, Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Advanced programming skills, with experience in Python, Java, R, C#, or C++
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • A curiosity about financial markets and the concepts and technologies which underpin them

We thrive on the challenge to be our best in a team-oriented, creative environment to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual. During the Global Markets Quantitative Internship Program, you will be getting:
  • Best in class training which include orientation sessions as well an in-class curriculum and regular information sessions with key business leaders
  • Direct exposure to the different areas of capital markets
  • An understanding of RBC Capital Markets’ global capabilities
  • Unique exposure to and experience in international markets
Job Summary

Address: New York, New York, United States of America


Country: United States of America

Work hours/week: 40

Employment Type: Full time

Platform: Human Resources

Job Type: Student/Coop (Fixed Term)

Pay Type: Salaried

Posted Date: 2022-04-11-07:00

Application Deadline: 2022-10-31-07:00

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