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Summer Intern – Applications Developer

Summer Intern – Applications Developer

Information Technology


A ten week internship program designed to provide valuable career experience for students who wish to apply their education and skills in a fixed-income-oriented work environment.   This is an intensive program that mirrors the responsibilities of an entry level position within the Firm. Participants get on-the-job training as well as technical and business-oriented education. The intern will work in the Information Technology – Application Development Department.



  • Activities include but are not limited to: contributing to design sessions, coding, code reviews, unit testing, integration testing, supporting beta testing, bug fixes and documentation. 
  • Capture and document business requirements
  • Develop a project plan with estimates based on business requirements
  • Execute project plan including the building of a proof concept application based on business requirements
  • Provide accurate status on project tasks, estimate revisions etc.
  • Other duties to be assigned.




  • Candidates should be in the process of completing a Master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related major
  • Exposure either through course work or prior professional experience to one or more of the following technologies would be advantageous: Python, R, Apache Spark, HADOOP, Machine Learning, Tableau

Candidates should be exploring the career opportunities available to them within the financial services field, with a desire to learn about and participate in a Fixed Income environment.


Academic Qualifications:

Master’s level student with a proven record of academic excellence and achievement.