IT Quant Internship Structured Products
3-6 month full-time internship | starts every month | proficiency in Dutch is not a requirement.
Are you ready to give your quant career a kick start in a challenging learning environment as part of the Kempen Structured Products team? Our Quant Internship gives you the opportunity to develop your potential to the fullest. As IT Quant you will work closely together with our quants and traders on a variety of projects in which you become the programming expert.
Who are we looking for?
Kempen is looking for intern candidates with excellent numerical skills and specialized knowledge of IT. We always require our analysts to confront challenges, and interns are no exceptions. Are you well-grounded in technology, and are you independent and resourceful? If you feel that you are a good match for our organization and if you are willing to take on the challenge, please check your profile.
- penultimate year student in Computer Science / Data Science / Econometrics / Finance / Mathematics / Physics or equivalent;
- excellent numerical and analytical skills;
- a pro-active problem solving nature;
- strong programming/scripting skills in MATLAB, preferably combined with VBA, Python and/or R;
- competitive attitude and eagerness to constantly improve yourself.
The story behind Van Lanschot Kempen is a fascinating one about the oldest independent financial institution in the Netherlands. We have a history of almost four centuries of showing great commitment and dedication as well as financial craftsmanship for the benefit of progress for our clients. Our strength lies in the special, strong relationships that our reputable brands, Van Lanschot and Kempen, have with private and institutional clients. Private banking, asset management and merchant banking are the areas in which we excel and in which we differentiate ourselves by the personal attention we give our clients, as well as our expertise and experience. Sustainable business management plays an important role in this respect. We are an honest and upright wealth management firm that shows great respect for the world around us and a focus on the needs of future generations. Our constant aim is to create value for our stakeholders – financial value as well as value in terms of social, ecological and community aspects.
We are the challenger on the market, responding rapidly, intelligently and proactively to market developments in order to stay ahead of the competition. We build long-term relationships based on mutual trust and a shared objective of delivering stellar investment returns for our clients. That is why we do not stop at meeting client expectations; we want to exceed them. Our goal is to ensure that our brand is synonymous to top quality, excellent advice, and bespoke solutions. People with an entrepreneurial spirit and an unwavering passion for their work can expect to be given every opportunity within our company. This is where the magic happens!
Department The Structured Products team is responsible for structuring, trading and selling investment products to a wide range of European clients. Using our in-house build software we price our exotic derivatives and calculate our ‘greeks’ on continuous basis. Furthermore we have built a web-based pricing tool, by which our clients are able to structure customized products themselves, all leveraging on our in-house build pricing software. You are going to help to further maintain and develop this software.
What do we offer?
From the minute you join us, we will challenge you to make a difference. Van Lanschot Kempen fosters a culture that encourages initiative and entrepreneurship. You will be given every opportunity from day one to make an impact in your professional field and to contribute to the future of our organization. At Van Lanschot Kempen, we value our employees and reward them by offering excellent career opportunities to those who know how to seize them. Furthermore, we offer you a generous remuneration and benefits package, including personal and professional training opportunities to develop your career.
Please contact us.
For further information, please contact Marie Louise Thijssen, Graduate Recruiter.
020-348 94 54