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Quantitative Research Summer Training Program


We are seeking students from Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Finance majors to join our virtual quantitative research summer training program. Candidates need not have prior knowledge of financial markets, but must have a strong interest in learning about stock markets and financial markets. This will be an opportunity for students in engineering and science to learn about the financial industry.


 


Outstanding Learning Opportunities:


Training classes / seminars about fundamentals of quantitative finance research, modeling and stock price movement prediction.

Access to our market simulation tool to develop quantitative financial models.

Analyze various types of financial market data.

Learn the science of "predictive" quantitative modeling of financial markets.

 


Participation Requirements:


Hold or working towards Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Finance or any other related field that is highly analytical and quantitative.

1st and 2nd year students will be given preference.

Have a strong interest in learning about worldwide financial markets.

Register for a Websim account. Please make sure to fill out your academic profile when applying for a new account. If you have already expressed interest through your institution's placement office, please make sure you sign up for an account using the same email addresses. We will tie together the information forwarded from your placement office with your Websim account using the email address.

On Websim, when prompted, please confirm your interest in being considered for the summer training program.

Space in the training program is limited, so selection of candidates for the training program will be based on the applicant's activity in Websim and academic profile.

 


Training Program Duration: 8 weeks starting in mid-May, 2016.


 


Training Program Completion:


Trainees who attend all scheduled training sessions, complete assignments and build a score on Websim based on the alphas they submit will receive a completion certificate at the end of the training program.

We may offer Research Consultant positions to individuals who complete the training successfully. Additionally, a one time stipend may be awarded to outstanding performers upon signing a Research Consultant contract.

Research Consultant offers are at our sole discretion and are subject to a background check and other applicable eligibility requirements.


Registration  is now Open and is filling fast. Click Below Link to Apply Now -


https://websim.worldquantchallenge.com/welcome

No. of Positions

5

Application Deadline

Apply by: 28th Mar `16

Stipend

Rs. 50000-50000

About Company

WorldQuant is a private institutional investment management complex consisting of an international team of researchers, traders and technologists who constantly work toward ever greater quantification and automation in the development of its trading processes. Building on the success of the previous years’, WorldQuant has announced again “The Research Consultant Program”, as a part of its industry-academia interaction. In past, successful contestants were awarded a monthly stipend of up to Rs. 50,000/- across various universities. This time, they look forward to hire more part time research consultants offering many additional incentives through this WorldQuant challenge.

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