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JPMorgan Chase 2024 Machine Learning Center of Excellence Summer Associate - Time Series & Reinforcement Learning Internship - (3 months) in New York, New York

What to expect

Our Time Series & Reinforcement Learning team is a passionate group of academics, traders, quants and ML engineers building AI inductive reasoning systems across the firm. In leading ML science in the "Derivatives House of the Year 2022" ( Risk Magazine Award ), this team works closely in exploring cutting-edge research and applying the latest Machine Learning techniques to J.P. Morgan's unique data assets, collaborating directly with traders, quants, data scientists and salespeople to drive the data-led transformation of our businesses.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or be close to finishing one and must commit to both continuous learning in different fields and be willing to leave their comfort zone to solve impactful business problems through synthesising different branches of knowledge. The candidate must have a strong passion for machine learning and invest independent time towards learning, researching, and experimenting with innovations across a variety of fields.

The Machine Learning Center of Excellence (MLCOE) is a world-class ML team continually advancing state-of-the-art methods to solve a wide range of real-world financial problems using the company's vast and unique datasets. Strategically positioned in the Chief Technology Office, our work spans across all of J.P. Morgan's lines of business including Corporate & Investment Banking, Asset Wealth Management, Consumer & Community Banking, and through every part of the organization from front office sales and trading, to operations, technology, finance and more. With this unparalleled access to the firm, this role offers a unique opportunity to explore novel and complex challenges that could profoundly transform how the firm operates.

Our Summer Associate Internship Program begins in June, depending on your academic calendar. Your professional growth and development will be supported throughout the internship program via project work related to your academic and professional interests, mentorship, engaging speaker series with senior leaders and more. Full-time employment offers may be extended upon successful completion of the program within our hybrid work model. Learn more about our MLCOE team at .

About you

We are looking for innovative problem-solvers with a passion for developing machine learning solutions that support our global business.

Key qualifications include:

  • Ph.D. or in the last year of a Ph.D. program in machine learning, statistics, mathematics, computer science, economics, finance, science, engineering, or other quantitative fields

  • Knowledge of machine learning / data science theory, techniques, and tools

  • Scientific thinking, ability to work with literature and the ability to implement complex projects

  • Ability to understand business problem, study literature for a solution approach, write high quality code for the chosen method, design training and experimentation to validate the algorithms and implementation, and to evaluate intrinsic and extrinsic metrics for model performance aligned with business goals

  • Solid written and spoken communication to effectively communicate technical concepts and results to both technical and business audiences

  • Ability to work both independently and in highly collaborative team environments

  • Excellent analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills and demonstrated research ability

  • Curious, hardworking, detail-oriented and motivated by complex analytical problems

Beneficial Skills

  • Knowledge of Financial Mathematics, Stochastic Calculus, Bayesian techniques, Statistics, State-Space models, MCMC, DSGE models, MCTS / distributed

  • Knowledge and experience with Reinforcement Learning methods

  • Knowledge of python, Tensorflow, tf-agent, Ray, RLLib, Tune, or other ML frameworks, etc.

  • Experience with any of OOP, graph-based computation engines, large scale software development, C++/Java/CUDA, performance focused implementations, numerical algorithms, distributed computing, cloud computing, data transformation pipelines

  • Familiarity with source control, continuous integration models and unit test development

  • Published research in areas of natural language processing, speech recognition, reinforcement learning, or deep learning at a major conference or journal

What's next?

We review summer internship applications as they are received and extend offers on a rolling basis. Therefore we strongly encourage you to apply early as our programs will close as positions are filled.

JPMorgan Chase is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that respects all people for their unique skills, backgrounds and professional experiences. We strive to hire qualified, diverse candidates, and we will provide reasonable accommodations for known disabilities.

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©2023 JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents and perspectives that they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs. (If you are a US or Canadian applicant with a disability and wish to request an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us by calling the Accessibility Line (US and Canada Only) 1-866-777-4690 and indicate the specifics of the assistance needed.)

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, we offer discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of firm performance and individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Veterans

Base Pay/Salary

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