• Summer Intern – Blockchain Analyst

    Location US-CA-Pasadena
    Category
    Investment Support
  • Overview

    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 focusing on Blockchain technology. 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 Global Securities Operations Department.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist with developing current and potential blockchain projects
    • Assist with documentation of project meetings, vendor visits and client presentations
    • Work with cross-departmental Subject Matter Experts to gather project requirements.
    • Research and annotate industry white papers covering Blockchain advancements.
    • Other duties to be assigned.

    Projects:

    • Develop and deliver an internal matching engine smart contract on a DLT or blockchain-based infrastructure.
    • Stand-up and maintain multiple DLT or blockchain environments within Western Asset’s IT infrastructure.
    • Document business requirements from projects, extract project ROI by doing a SWOT analysis and present to management.

    Qualifications

    • Candidates should be in the process of completing a 4 year or Master’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration or a related major.
    • Computer Science experience is valued but not required.
    • Candidates should be exploring the career opportunities available to them within the financial services field, with a desire to learn about new technologies

    Academic Qualifications:

    Rising junior, or rising senior with a proven record of academic excellence and achievement.

    How to Apply

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