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2021 Summer Internship - Nasdaq Risk Platform Intern

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2021 Summer Internship - Nasdaq Risk Platform Intern

New York, NY
  • Responsibilities

    The Nasdaq Futures Internship Program provides successful candidates with a unique opportunity to experience a challenging and immersive 10-week internship. As participants in the Nasdaq Futures Internship Program, you will deliver real, impactful work within a business unit. You will work on a defined project and partner with a mentor, network with senior colleagues, and present your project at the end of the program. You will also participate in learning & development opportunities as well as “lunch and learn” sessions with senior leaders.

    This Nasdaq Internship runs for 10 weeks commencing from June to August.

    Objectives of this Role

    Our Team

    You will part of the NASDAQ Market technology and the Nasdaq’s Risk team which delivers customer success in over 40 marketplaces, 11 regulators, and 100 market participants across 65 markets globally. The customer success team that spans across three regions of APAC, EMEA, and North America who work with our customers to deliver, maintain and improve a risk solution. We serve as Customer Success Project Managers, Client Relationship Managers, Change Management Agents, Product management (Business Requirement Definition), and Quality Control Testing (Implementation Acceptance Testing). We work closely with our customers as business partners to define requirements and oversee implementing risk management functionality, connectivity, and market data.

    Project Overview

    Automate testing tools and the software release process. Assess AWS and efficient and effective implementations as well as cost-saving configurations. Supporting the Global rollout of a new cloud-based risk management and derivatives pricing platform.

    Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

    Your Role

    We work closely with our customers as business partners to define requirements and oversee implementing risk management functionality, connectivity, and market data. You will play a key role in delivering an excellent service to Nasdaq’s clients through incident management, accountability, prevention, and timely detailed communication. The role covers the breadth of NASDAQ’s organization and brings opportunities for continuous learning and future career advancement.

  • Qualifications
    • Is working on completing a degree in Business, or Finance, Economics, or related fields (preferably graduating in 2022 or 2023)
    • Strong problem-solving, investigative, and analytical skills
    • Aptitude for drawing reasonable conclusions from a set of information, and discriminating between useful and less useful details
    • Solid data analysis experience with market data, trading data, and protocols
    • Experience working in a Linux environment, especially with data extraction
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Comfortable with influencing and working with internal stakeholders on prioritization
    • Ability to multi-task, possess excellent time and priority management skills and have a self-motivated attitude
    • An eagerness to learn and a high work ethic is highly desirable
  • Industry
    Financial Technology
  • Fun Fact
    Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman started her career as an intern at the company.
  • About Us

    Nasdaq's mission is to fuel the world’s economic growth one investor, one company, one market at a time. Nasdaq connects buyers and sellers, visionaries and experts, dreamers and doers to transform the global economy.