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Index Portfolio Management Intern (Rockville, MD)

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Index Portfolio Management Intern (Rockville, MD)
Rockville, MD Internship Paid




Nasdaq’s Global Information Services (GIS) business group brings together its scalable technology, product development expertise, and robust distribution channels to provide extensive market insight to our clients and customers.

Role Description

  • Supports the Global Index Group’s portfolio management with research and development related to data quality and automation of index calculations.
  • Researches data sources, discovers and documents their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develops data quality tests and corrections.
  • Learns and documents index operations.
  • Develops and tests codes to automate index calculations.
  • Develops an understanding of the financial markets including trading, benchmarking, indexes, derivatives, data vendors, and content providers.
  • Interprets financial data from a variety of databases.

Example Project (subject to change) The intern will work with index R&D and index management teams to document index procedures. The intern will develop algorithms to detect and correct data quality problems. * The intern will write and test codes that queries data and makes calculations to automate index operations.


Preferred Skills/Languages

  • Preferably has Math, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Computer Science, or other quantitative background.
  • Experience in using R, SQL, Python, or other programming languages, preferred.

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.

Fun Fact

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman started her career as an intern at the company.