About EDF Trading
Employing approximately 800 people globally, with key offices in London, Paris, Houston and Singapore, EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets actively operating in the electricity, natural gas, LPG, oil and environmental products markets. It is also active in the LNG and coal and freight markets via JERA Global Markets. EDF Trading is one of the largest wholesale market traders in Europe for power and gas. In North America, EDF is one of the leading marketers of gas and power, one of the main providers of generation services for power generation companies and a leading energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers.
EDF Trading is looking for undergraduates who are motivated to succeed in a fast-paced trading environment. You will be commercially astute, have strong analytical skills and a genuine interest in learning about energy commodities and the financial markets. Join us and you will be encouraged to critically assess processes, test your ideas in a rapidly evolving market and have responsibility for real business projects.
This unique 10-week paid internship will be the envy of your fellow students and friends. At the end of your internship you will be invited to deliver a presentation on your business project findings to a panel of executives. Impress here and you could receive an offer to return to EDF Trading on the completion of your studies.
We are proud of our work ethic and cultural diversity. We are high performing people working together to achieve common goals. We are innovative and flexible in our thinking, enabling us to adapt and change, which is critical to the success of EDF Trading.
What do the Trading teams do?
Our Trading teams are responsible for optimizing group assets, hedging, developing trading strategies, and managing the execution of those positions across their markets. Our trading teams trade across the European Energy Markets; in Power, Gas, LPG, Oil and Environmental Products.
We have four internship opportunities across our trading desks, so you could have the opportunity to work in any one of the following desks: European or French Power; European Gas; LPG; Cross Commodity and Oil; Flow; Derivatives; Quantitative Trading.
You will be exposed to the strategy management techniques such as Stop Loss Limits, VAR and other analytical tools. The teams also assist with processes to maintain effective coordination between trading and origination, and provide commercial solutions for EDF Group and co-controlled entities consistent with maximizing value for the EDF Group.
What are my responsibilities?
You will gain exposure to the day to day activities of our trading desks by providing support to the traders as needed, predominantly by maintaining and developing models and tools.
Day to day activities may include:
You will liaise with various stakeholders including members of the power analysis team, IT and trading desks as appropriate.
You will also have the opportunity to work on a long-term project which will aid the trading desks in pricing and trading decisions.
The nature of these Trading internships provides versatility, with no day looking the same. You will gain exposure to and valuable insight into the world of energy Trading and an understanding of the global nature of the commodities we trade.
What do I need to qualify for this internship?
EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets. We manage a portfolio of assets which give us the ability to source, supply, transport, store, blend and convert physical commodities around the world. These capabilities enable us to deliver essential asset optimisation services, risk management and wholesale market access to the EDF Group and our third-party customers, helping them to realise the value inherent in their asset portfolios.
EDF Trading is active in the electricity, natural gas, LPG, oil and environmental products markets. We are also active in the LNG and coal and freight markets via JERA Global Markets. We are one of the largest wholesale market traders in Europe for power and gas. In North America, we are one of the leading marketers of gas and power, one of the main providers of generation services for power generation companies and a leading energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers.
We are a 100% owned subsidiary of EDF SA., one of the world’s biggest electricity generators and a leader in low-carbon production.
EDF Trading recognises the importance of attracting, retaining and developing diverse world-class professionals. We identify, foster and reward all talent, valuing and leveraging the diversity amongst our people to offer creative and innovative products and services to the EDF Group and our third-party customers. We have a culture that enables us to be forward thinking and agile and at EDF Trading, individuals can really make a difference. Everyone shares a common vision and a team spirit that encourages people to make things happen. EDFT is about working together, embracing the challenge and delivering exceptional customer service.
With offices in London (Headquarters), Paris, Houston and Singapore, we have a cosmopolitan mix of more than 35 nationalities from our global employee base of around 800 people.