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TЯΛDΞЯ/ΛNΛLYST INTΞЯN (LONDON) – SUMMΞЯ 2025

 

Join our Investment Analysis team in London

The D. E. Shaw group seeks motivated individuals with impressive records of academic and/or professional achievement to join us as trader/analyst interns. Research analysts and traders are vital to the firm’s fundamental investing groups, and we’re looking for talented individuals with unique perspectives to join our inclusive and collegial team. Candidates may have a passion for investing, but they may also be newcomers to the field and simply interested in solving complex, multifaceted problems that are ever-changing and reach far beyond the finance industry. This is a ten-week program that is expected to run from June to August 2025.

What you’ll do day-to-day

You’ll research, analyze, and perform due diligence on specific companies or industries to help the team assess potential investments. You’ll be tasked with staying up to date on current news and trends, reading company reports, and analyzing data from a variety of sources. Because our approach sits at the intersection of finance and technology, our interns employ a number of technological platforms to analyze market data and ultimately make qualitative decisions based on these analyses.

Who we’re looking for

  • Candidates who display analytical rigor, have impressive critical thinking skills, and have a demonstrated interest in financial markets (e.g., through trading or coding competitions; STEM research experience; involvement with investing or finance clubs, internships, or insight programmes; or Olympiad participation) will excel in this role.
  • Applicants should have exceptional attention to detail and be able to analyze and think through the implications of new investment ideas while also contributing ideas of their own.
  • We welcome applicants currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program or graduate degree program across all fields of study. No previous finance experience is necessary. Students who apply to this internship are usually approaching their final year of full-time study.

At the D. E. Shaw group, we believe the diversity of our employees is core to our strength and success. We are committed to supporting our people in work and in life, which is why we offer benefits such as a family planning and surrogacy program and a charitable gift match to all full-time employees.

Additionally, our staff-led affinity groups are pillars of our community, helping to celebrate diversity, promote leadership and development opportunities, and facilitate inclusive mentorship. Members and allies organize a wide range of educational and social programming, from expert talks to film festivals.

The members of the D. E. Shaw group do not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, caregiver status, or any other category protected by law. We are committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and are eager to hear from individuals having a wide range of backgrounds and personal characteristics.

The applicable annual base salary or hourly rate paid to a successful applicant will be determined based on multiple factors, including without limitation the nature and extent of prior experience and educational background.

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About D. E. Shaw group

The D. E. Shaw group is trusted by investors across the world to manage their assets by seeking the optimal balance of risk and reward. While we’re known as a pioneer in quantitative investing, we also have considerable expertise in areas that involve fundamental analysis or portfolio manager discretion. We use a combination of quantitative and qualitative tools to uncover independent, hard-to-find sources of return across global public and private markets.

Founded in 1988 over a small bookstore in downtown New York City, the D. E. Shaw group began with six employees and $28 million in capital and quickly became a pioneer in computational finance. In the early days of exposed pipes and extension cords, tripping on a cable could take out our whole trading system. Today, the firm has more than 2,500 people around the globe and an institutional-grade (and trip-proof) infrastructure, but we still value creativity, entrepreneurship, and the spirit of discovery.

If you’re an intellectually adventurous person who loves to collaborate on challenging and rewarding projects, we encourage you to apply. Visit our Careers page at https://www.deshaw.com/careers to learn more.