Financial Markets Research Strategic Internship Program

Jpmorgan Chase & Co. New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

Financial Markets Research Strategic Internship Program

Req #: 190011434

Location: New York, NY, US

Job Category: Corporate Staff

Job Description:

The JPMorgan Chase Institute is a global think tank dedicated to delivering data-rich analyses and expert insights for the public good. The mission of the JPMorgan Chase Institute is to help decision makers policymakers, businesses, and nonprofit leaders appreciate the scale, granularity, diversity, and interconnectedness of the global economic system and use better facts, real-time data, and thoughtful analysis to make smarter decisions to advance global prosperity. Drawing on JPMorgan Chase's unique proprietary data, expertise, and market access, the Institute develops analyses and insights on the inner workings of the global economy, frames critical problems, and convenes stakeholders and leading thinkers.

The JPMorgan Chase Institute seeks a 2019 Financial Markets Research Intern to work closely with the Research team to draw conclusions from JPMorgan Chase data and conduct original research on financial markets topics. The ideal candidate will have experience with empirical data analysis; a strong background in economics and social sciences; be knowledgeable about the current economic policy debate, and general economic trends; and have an entrepreneurial and proactive mindset.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct original research and literature reviews to support the Institute's ongoing Financial Markets research agenda and articulate the value-add to topical debate

  • Work alongside analysts/associates, Research Directors, academic advisors, and internal thought-leaders to develop and conduct analyses, using Institute data alone or in combination with existing publicly-available data, that add to both the public and academic discourse

  • Attend, participate, and present synthesized research findings at weekly problem solving sessions

  • Pull and analyze relevant third-party datasets to support ongoing research initiatives

  • Identify promising potential topics for the Institute's research agenda

  • Explore and enhance data visualization tools to effectively convey research finding

Candidate Qualifications

  • Current Ph.D student in Economics (with a field in finance) or Finance; third or fourth year students preferred

  • Experience programming in R, Python, Scala, and/or SQL and experience with big data computing on a Hadoop platform (e.g. Spark, Hive) a plus

  • Experience conducting original applied empirical research

  • Strong training in econometrics, especially time series econometrics

  • Demonstrates strong understanding of financial markets

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to synthesize and present compact research topics

  • Creativity, discretion, and a commitment to intellectual rigor

  • Initiative taker who can efficiently explore promising research areas and absorb and synthesize large amounts of information and data quickly

  • Team-player able to work in a small, high performing, and collaborative environment, often at a fast pace and under time constraints; comfort with uncertainty and an entrepreneurial working context

Application Requirements

  • Current resume or CV

  • Cover letter

  • Coding sample

  • Writing sample (e.g., recent article, working paper, or class paper) that demonstrates your writing and analytical abilities

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Financial Markets Research Strategic Internship Program

Jpmorgan Chase & Co.