Hedge Fund Analyst Internship
Application Deadline: September 15th
Weiss Asset Management is a Boston-based hedge fund seeking candidates to work with a team which invests in equities, derivatives, and fixed income across the world through fundamental and quantitative strategies. No finance experience is required - all interns receive comprehensive training and are equipped to make meaningful contributions to the firm. By working alongside our research and trading team, interns gain investment experience on par with that of first-year buy-side analysts and quantitative traders. High-performing interns are typically offered full time positions upon graduation.
Responsibilities and Opportunities
Learn through our rigorous training program which covers pure arbitrage, value investing, and statistical arbitrage across multiple asset classes.
Make significant contributions at all stages in the investment process, including sourcing, researching and modeling sophisticated investments.
Build and apply expertise in both fundamental and quantitative analysis.
Conduct original research to find new investment strategies.
Hedge fund run by ex-Bell Labs mathematical economist Andrew Weiss (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Weiss_(economist).
History of 25 consecutive successful years since inception, yet a small, 40-person, startup culture.
Opportunity to collaborate on interesting problems with a quantitatively-oriented team, including PhD-level researchers hired from top universities
Work hard, play hard culture with an open office, relaxed dress code, gym/trainer, massages, and 3 meals/day onsite.
Extremely strong quantitative abilities
Interest in both mathematical as well as qualitative analysis
Resourceful, entrepreneurial, and willing to challenge oneself to find answers to unsolved problems
Strong aptitude for idea-generation
About the company:
Weiss Asset Management develops proprietary value-based and quantitative strategies to manage approximately $1.7 billion globally. Members of our team have advanced training in economics, computer science, physics, law, and mathematics, but we welcome truly exceptional candidates from all backgrounds. Our approach to problems is cerebral and analytically rigorous as we continually review our results in light of new data and insights. Collegial in nature, the culture at Weiss fosters cutting-edge academic and industry research. Finance experience is not a prerequisite, but candidates should have the drive and ability to acquire the skills necessary to perform at the highest level. All employees must adhere to the highest ethical standards. WAM does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other characteristic protected by law.