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Business Support | United Kingdom, London | Intern

Job Purpose Summary

The programme

There is no better way to experience what a career at MarketAxess has to offer than through our internship programme. As a 2023 Summer intern with MarketAxess, you will grow your skills through on-the-job training and professional development classroom training. You will participate in projects working on problems, providing community service and enjoying social events.

You will be well supported, receiving regular feedback from your manager to aid your professional development and will have a dedicated buddy. Our summer internship programme offers the opportunity to build new skills, grow your professional network and provides an in-depth insight into career possibilities at MarketAxess. 

Settlements and Middle Office ensure transactions undertaken with our clients achieve settlement finality – assets and cash traded have transferred between buyer and seller. You will work alongside experienced Operations professionals to gain an understanding of the Fixed Income, post-trading market structure and how it supports the MarketAxess services and our clients.

You will learn how to identify and resolve risk exception items, how we interact with our clients to resolve exceptions, and how we work together across the organisation to solve problems in a timely manner. We will encourage you to highlight ways that we can improve our processes. Being inquisitive and determined about tackling the source of a problem and stopping it from occurring again is a key behaviour we encourage and will look for in each candidate. Specific role responsibilities include;

  • Prematching and Settlement Activities for Fixed Income Instruments in DTC and Euroclear
  • Ability to work in a deadline sensitive environment while maintaining good risk assessment and escalation awareness
  •  Strong analytical skills and an ability to calmly comprehend and resolve complex problems

What you’ll need

  • Great eye for detail
  • Be able to identify opportunities for innovation and change
  • An Inquisitive and determined approach to problem solving
  • Comfortable working with numbers

And, in addition:

  • You will be a penultimate year student (graduating in 2024)
  • You are on track for a 2:1 or above (or equivalent)
  • Right to Work in UK
  • Competence in any additional European languages will be well welcomed
  • MS Office Competency, specifically Excel

Additional Information

  • This is a full-time paid internship to commence on 5 June and conclude on 4 August 2023


  • English



About MarketAxess

MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets. A global network of over 1,800 firms, including the world’s leading asset managers and institutional broker-dealers, leverages MarketAxess’ patented trading technology to efficiently trade bonds. MarketAxess’ award-winning Open Trading™ marketplace is regarded as the preferred all-to-all trading solution in the global credit markets, creating a unique liquidity pool for a broad range of credit market participants. Drawing on its deep data and analytical resources, MarketAxess provides automated trading solutions, market data products and a range of pre- and post-trade services.

MarketAxess is headquartered in New York and has offices in London, Amsterdam, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, São Paulo, Hong Kong and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.marketaxess.com.