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Job Listing: Cubist Systematic - Quantitative Researcher Summer '24 Internship

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Job Listing: Cubist Systematic - Quantitative Researcher Summer '24 Internship

Company: Cubist Systematic
Post Date: 08/16/2023
Type: PhD Intern Research Positions (Fall 2023)

About Cubist Systematic Strategies:
Cubist Systematic Strategies is one of the world’s premier investment firms. The firm deploys systematic, computer-driven trading strategies across multiple liquid asset classes, including equities, futures, and foreign exchange. The core of our effort is rigorous research into a wide range of market anomalies, fueled by our unparalleled access to a wide range of publicly available data sources.

About Our Team:
KEPL is a fast-growing team at Cubist Systematic Strategies. We are an elite team specialized in trading medium-frequency statistical arbitrage strategies with high Sharpe. Led by an ex-research head of D.E. Shaw, the team is made up of people from top universities and industry veterans from top tier trading and tech firms, including Two Sigma, Citadel, Tower Research, Facebook AI, etc. We have an open and collaborative culture, and we value rigorous research and innovative technologies.

Role / Experience:
We are looking for exceptional students to be our quantitative researcher interns for the summer of 2024. An ideal candidate should have a strong passion and initiative to work in a start-up team environment. He/she should have strong analytical skills and be able to solve hard problems rigorously. Our typical intern candidates come from quantitative programs of top US universities.

Our internship program offers unique KEPL experience for the candidate. During the internship, our intern will receive comprehensive trainings. He/she will collaborate closely with our full-time researchers and work on brand new quant trading models with real production impact. We will consider full-time offers for interns after the internship. 


  • PhD candidate in math, physics, statistics, computer science, engineering, or other quantitative fields
  • Strong knowledge of computational math, probability, and statistics
  • Strong analytical skills, with attention to details
  • Willing to work in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Willing to learn and take ownership
  • Strong programming skills in Python, or C/C++
  • Good communication skills

How to Apply: 
Please send CVs to with “2024 KEPL QR Summer Internship Application” in the subject line.

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $20,000-$25,000 per month.