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Location London

Code REQ5169


The Macro Team is looking for a Intern to focus on Macro Economic Strategy. The role will include covering economics, policy & idea generation across all asset classes, and developing tools and reports that aid the strategy & portfolio management teams. The ideal candidate will have a quantitative background with experience coding in Python, familiarity with Excel and some prior work experience in a financial institution. This is a unique opportunity to get exposure to Macro investing & the use of economics, statistics & data science in a real-world financial setting.


In the role of a Macro Economist Intern, depending on the candidate’s background, there will be opportunities to/for:

  • Interface with sell side analysts to synthesize macro views & identify under-appreciated themes
  • Work on data analysis projects driven by the portfolio management team
  • Build tools to help forecast macroeconomic direction & market impact
  • Learn about how economics & policy affect macro markets, and how to use econometrics & data science to communicate ideas


  • Pursuing a Bachelors, Master’s or PhD Student in a STEM quantitative field. Bachelor’s in computer science, mathematics, economics, finance, physics, or other quantitative disciplines.
  • Programming experience in Python in the context of data analysis, with the ability to test ideas and develop infrastructure for further research
  • Knowledge of statistics, including time series analysis
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to present results clearly and iterate accordingly

The ideal candidate for an intern position will be someone who has or is interested in:

  • Strong desire to work collaboratively with the team
  • High standard of professionalism in all dealings with internal staff and any external partners, clients and regulatory agencies
  • Problem solving skills and ability to identify and implement appropriate solutions
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects concurrently to meet/exceed deadline
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and strong organization skills

About Balyasny Asset Management (BAM)

Balyasny Asset Management (BAM) is a global, multi-manager multi-strategy investment firm founded in 2001 by Dmitry Balyasny, Scott Schroeder and Taylor O’Malley. What began as a single, small office in Chicago trading mostly long/short equity has grown into an institutional global platform with investment strategies spanning across Equities Long/Short, Macro, Equities Arbitrage, Credit, Commodities, Systematic and Growth Equity.

Today, we have 16 global offices with over 1,800 team members, 159 investment teams, and 21 partners managing more than $21 billion in AUM. We have built an award-winning collaborative culture dedicated to leveraging the collective knowledge and experience of our team members across industries, asset classes, regions, and markets to uncover profitable investment opportunities that deliver value to our clients.

At BAM, we are our talent. We are a growing firm that offers a multitude of professional opportunities. Through BAM’s selective hiring process, we target the best and brightest in the business, and strive to create an environment which attracts and retains top talent. Maintaining a culture where people are energized to come to work is paramount to our success. Our team is motivated to perform each and every day.

As a result, BAM has built a reputation as a firm that provides the tools necessary for talented individuals to achieve their goals and reach their highest potential.