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Barclays Quantitative Trading Associate - Expert Summer Intern Programme - 2022 in New York, New York

Do you have a quantitative inclination?

Barclays makes markets in nearly all major asset classes, providing sophisticated, timely solutions to our clients. Quantitative positions in our Sales and Trading teams are filled with candidates who like to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and exciting environment, quickly processing information and anticipating market trends to help clients make their next move. Sound like the place for you? Find out when you join us as a summer associate.

The chance to make an impact

As a summer associate, you’ll spend the summer learning about the market as well as Barclays’ global businesses, products and services. You will complete three rotations on different Sales and Trading desks across the following areas:

  • credit

  • equities

  • equity financing

  • foreign exchange

  • municipals

  • rates

  • structuring

    The right candidate will have a background in one or a group of the following:

  • physics, mathematics, finance or engineering, with relevant coursework in statistics, linear algebra, and stochastic calculus

  • machine learning

  • optimization

  • strength in at least one programming language (e.g. Python, C++, JAVA, etc.)

  • experience with statistical software (e.g. R, Matlab, etc.).

    Through your desk assignments, you’ll develop a solid understanding of the global markets, building your communication, quantitative and analytical skills. You may:

  • build and back test mathematical models

  • monitor markets and help formulate trade ideas

  • perform various analyses on market data, fundamental data and technical data

  • attend client meetings or calls with traders, salespeople and research colleagues.

    A place where you can thrive

    At Barclays, you’ll be surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. Our collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders and peers alike. During the program, you will:

  • participate in formal and informal training

  • connect with junior and senior mentors

  • attend dedicated networking sessions and other program events

  • receive detailed performance feedback

  • give back to the community through volunteer events.

    And if you really impress us, this could be the beginning of an incredible career. We invite top-performing, eligible summer associates to join us as full-time Sales and Trading associates after graduation.

    To be considered for this program, you must:

  • be a master’s student with an anticipated graduation date between December 2022 - June 2023.

    Ideally, you would also have:

  • a GPA of 3.2 or above.

    Ready to apply?

    Please submit an application through Barclays application system ( . Then, submit your resume and cover letter through your school’s career management application system if required. Please note that you can apply to only one Barclays internship program globally.

    About Barclays

    Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the firm.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

    Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

    Our Purpose and Values

    We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability for the common good and the long term.

    Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.


    We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.

    For further information about Barclays, please visit our website

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    It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.