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2021 /22 Trader summer intern



IMC is a leading global market maker, using algorithmic trading and advanced technology to buy and sell securities on multiple trading venues worldwide. We provide liquidity to the financial markets, driving efficiencies for buyers and sellers.

Founded in 1989, we are an ambitious, innovative company and identified early on the importance technology would play in the fast-paced evolution of trading. This entrepreneurial spirit still drives us today and can be found in all of our offices around the world.


We now operate globally from offices in Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. Our employees work closely together in multidisciplinary teams, making our success possible.

Technology - At IMC, technology is not a department, it is at the heart of everything we do. Our technologists push the limits of possibility, and then look beyond. In our fast-paced environment, short feedback loops mean projects worked on in the morning can enter production the next day.

Trading - Although our traders come from many backgrounds they all have one thing in common: they are at their best solving complex problems. Their insight into global events, market shifts and pricing ensure we are trading in the right place, at the right time.

Business Support - Around the world, IMC’s business support teams are essential for sustaining our success. In our dynamic environment, we have many exciting challenges and multidisciplinary opportunities to shape our operations and make a real impact.


Our employees are our greatest asset so we give them lots of responsibility and the support they need to make a difference. Our flat structure fosters a culture of openness and collaboration, encouraging the sharing of ideas and knowledge. It makes no difference if you have been with us for three days or three years, the best idea wins.

While we work hard, we also have a lot of fun; whether solving complex challenges or in team building, leisure and sporting activities. IMC also enables its employees to contribute towards a better society through our foundation.


IMC trades a wide range of financial instruments, in different ways. Therefore, we look for different types of traders. During your internship, you’ll be exposed to a number of different trading products, and learn how IMC trades & manages their risk across various markets.

As a trader intern you will;

  • See what it is like to be a trader at IMC
  • Learn about the trading industry and market-making while having close interaction with our traders and technologists
  • Have the freedom to find your niche within the firm and excel
  • Have access to classroom sessions and mock trading.

A few reasons why this is your future internship

  • Develop your technical trading skills by being involved with a number of different projects
  • Work on meaningful and challenging projects
  • Supported by a Mentor who will oversee your progress through the Internship
  • Learn to work at a place where creativity, teamwork and innovation are recognized and rewarded.
  • Secure a graduate position before actually graduating.


Great relationships are based on an exchange, the give and the get. Here we get straight to the point;

The Give – what you’ll need to bring

In penultimate year of your study

  • Bachelor or Masters in Science, Engineering, Maths, Statistics, Actuaries, Finance or Economics with a minimum overall mark of at least a Distinction average, or equivalent
  • A love for solving problems & a flair for numerical analysis
  • A competitive drive to win as a team and to be the best at what we do
  • Resilience to stay focused when things don't go your way
  • Comfortable making decisions under uncertainty, and remain focused under pressure
  • Interest in financial markets is a must, no prior knowledge or experience is required
  • Willingness to be a team player, at IMC we’re in it together.

The Get – what we’ll give you

  • Real projects – at IMC we get straight into it, real work from day one
  • Housing in Sydney
  • 10-week structured program giving you the opportunity to develop trading skills
  • The support to succeed – training programs, mentors
  • Compensation – highly competitive salary, accommodation (and costs) taken care off
  • Fun work environment – social activities, cool office with great people.


To set you up for success, you can find our hiring process including tips on applying and interviewing with us on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start an amazing journey with IMC.

Closed 10 months ago
Closed 10 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Actuary, Banking and Finance, Computer Science,

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:12th Feb 2021, 3:30 am


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