Data Science Intern (Fundamental Specialization)

Beijing or Shanghai, China

WorldQuant develops and deploys systematic financial strategies across a broad range of asset classes and global markets. We seek to produce high-quality predictive signals (alphas) through our proprietary research platform to employ financial strategies focused on market inefficiencies. Our teams work collaboratively to drive the production of alphas and financial strategies – the foundation of a balanced, global investment platform.

WorldQuant is built on a culture that pairs academic sensibility with accountability for results. Employees are encouraged to think openly about problems, balancing intellectualism and practicality. Excellent ideas come from anyone, anywhere. Employees are encouraged to challenge conventional thinking and possess an attitude of continuous improvement.

Our goal is to hire the best and the brightest. We value intellectual horsepower first and foremost, and people who demonstrate an outstanding talent. There is no roadmap to future success, so we need people who can help us build it.

THE ROLE 岗位职责:

WorldQuant is seeking exceptional individuals to join the firm as a Data Science Intern with Fundamental Specialization. While prior finance experience is not required, a successful candidate must possess a strong interest in learning about finance and global markets.

  • Perform in-depth research and analysis on various fundamental data, interpret and adjust financial report
  • Build financial models to evaluate and seek to predict listed companies’ performance
  • Discover effective fundamental factors using statistical method
  • Top performers during internship may be eligible for a full-time offer
  • Competitive internship compensation
  • Join our established mentoring program and receive one-on-one guidance by an accomplished advisor during the internship
  • Develop a global vision with opportunities to exchange ideas with various teams in WorldQuant global offices.
    国际化视野,与WorldQuant 全球各地多个团队共事、交流
  • Flexibility of self-managed work progress, comfortable working environment, and rich employee activities
  • Pursuing a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. degree from a leading university in related fields (e.g. Financial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Big Data)
  • Candidates should be graduating in late 2024 or 2025
  • Demonstrated ability of at least one programming language, e.g. C++, python, etc.; familiar with systems like Linux/Unix
    熟练掌握至少一种编程语言,如C++、python等; 熟悉Linux/Unix等操作系统
  • Research experience in NLP, Deep Learning, or AI is a plus
  • Good English reading and writing skills


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The position is based in our research office in Beijing or Shanghai.



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