London - Long Term Internship 2021 - Commodity Index Structuring Assistant

Long Term Internship
Global Markets
Not applicable
The BNP Paribas Group is a leader in banking and financial services, employing over 200,000 people across 80 countries and 5 continents. BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking (CIB) is a leading European investment bank with global leadership in many of our businesses. BNP Paribas CIB, with nearly 20,000 employees in over 50 countries, can offer you an exciting and truly global career.
At BNP Paribas CIB, we work continuously on behalf of our clients, helping them to realise their projects around the world. You can be an important part of this, helping us to serve our clients both in mature and emerging markets, providing them with financial solutions across a diverse range of expertise, products and services. Our origins lie in Europe but nearly a quarter of our employees now work in our multi-award-winning Asian offices and we are a committed player in all markets.
BNP Paribas’ FXLM business offers a complete suite of products and services to address clients investing and hedging needs.  Operating from our three global hubs we offer Sales, Trading, Research and Strategy, FX Prime Brokerage, Local Markets coverage and Electronic Trading capabilities.
WHAT YOU WILL DO You will be hired into CD Index Structuring in London as a Commodity Index Structuring Assistant.
  Market research on Commodities Factor Investing
Application of statistical techniques to analyse market data
Idea generation and development of rule-based indices/strategies
Programming work to improve the current testing platform / implementing new indices in the current platforms
Discussion with key stakeholders and documentation of results
Support the marketing effort by preparing client reporting and analysis
 Demonstrable interest in the financial markets or economic affairs
 Proactive and enthusiastic self-starter
 Strong mathematical, analytical & quantitative skills
 Strong attention to detail
 Strong organisational and time management skills
 Team player
 A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline or finance; ideally someone at Master 1 level/gap year within curriculum who would like to spend 11 months at BNP paribas before his/her Master 2.
 Strong academic record
 Strong programming skills (especially Python and Java)
 Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Excel/PowerPoint/VBA)
 Interest in the financial industry and familiarity with financial products
 Accuracy and attention to detail
 Ability to work independently and diligently
 Ability to work under pressure and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
 Motivation and initiative
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required for interacting with other BNP departments
 Proven analytical and problem solving skills 
 Be a role model, supporting and fostering a culture of good conduct
 Demonstrate proactivity, transparency, and accountability for identifying and managing conduct risks
 Consider the implications of your actions on colleagues, partners and clients before making decisions
 Escalate issues to your manager when unsure
Locations: London
Duration: 11 months

This programme is closed to applications.