From week two onward, you’ll spend most of your time focusing on your individual project. Usually, our trading interns’ research-based projects focus on the more systematic, analysis-driven parts of our trading activities – which means you could be tackling anything from generating new trading strategies to working on tooling, functionality, or visibility for a specific use case. Whatever your project, you’ll be doing meaningful work that may well end up being put into use by our trading teams. It’s a chance to get stuck in and make your mark on market making.
Throughout your project, you’ll be in close contact with your mentor. They’ll coach and support you and review your work. At the end of the program, you’ll present your project to a friendly audience of IMC colleagues.
Alongside your day-to-day work on your individual project, you’ll get a first-hand perspective of what it’s like to work at IMC. You’ll be a valued member of one of our trading teams, participating in catch-ups and helping out where needed.
Over the nine weeks, trading interns also attend lectures and workshops run by experienced IMCers from different functions and departments, take social skills training, and join in with intern-only and company-wide social activities.