Are you an expert in quantitative modelling or statistics? Are you an innovative thinker who likes to challenge the status quo and to understand the big picture? Are you interested in applying your analytical skills to help our clients meet their investment objectives?
If so, we are looking for someone like you to:
contribute to improvements of the model used for the risk management of client portfolios
contribute to our model performance monitoring and our model calibration routines
prototype your proposals and assess their impact
document your results and present them to the different stakeholders
Our 6 month internship is an ideal way to gain the work experience you’ll need to launch your career. It’s also an opportunity to work with and learn from some of our sharp people in finance.
From the start of the program, you’ll be right at the heart of the business, taking part in the day-to-day operations. You’ll not only learn about the business of finance from top to bottom, you’ll also experience our unique workplace culture.
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You will be working in the Investment Process Methodology (IPM) team, the investment risk competence centre within Investment Platforms and Solutions. The team is responsible for different models and methodologies which are crucial success factor across all stages of the WM investment process. Our models are used to calculate the risk for hundred thousand client portfolios every night and support client advisors during portfolio construction and investment advice. We are close to current state of research connecting directly with academia and you will have exposure to many people forming the future of WM in a great, open minded and inspiring environment
You need have completed at least four semesters of your bachelor’s degree or have obtained your master’s degree within the last 6 months.
In particular, you have:
at least a bachelor’s degree in quantitative area (mathematics, statistics, econometrics, computer science, physics, economics, etc.)
sound knowledge of statistical and econometric methods and their application
solid programming skills, preferably in R, Matlab or Python
interest in financial markets (experience is a plus)
motivated, creative with strong can-do attitude
eager to use science to quantify portfolio risks
able to explain technical topics to a varied audience
fluent in English, both spoken and written
Perhaps you’ve organized a fundraising event or taken part in team sports? Or persevered and passed an exam in a subject you found challenging? Think about how things you’ve achieved match the skills we’re after.
Start date: ASAP/May 2019
Duration: 6 months
Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That’s what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.
We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?
We’re a truly global, collaborative and friendly group of people. Having a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace is important to us. And we support your career development, internal mobility and work-life balance. If this sounds interesting, apply now.
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UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.