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Trading Intern

Flow Traders
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01 July 2021


Flow Traders is looking for entrepreneurial, competitive and analytical talent to join our Trading department as an Intern. What better way to find out if a career in (Quantitative) Trading is something for you, than by experiencing it yourself as a Trading Intern? 

During 6 weeks, you will get a 360-degree view of our role in the financial markets, how our Traders seize arbitrage opportunities, and how they work together as a team to optimize and improve their desk. The internship will start 1st of July 2021.

This Trading internship is about immersing yourself in financial markets and experience trading from up close. You do not need to have a financial background; we will teach you all you need to know. Experience with a scientific programming language or excel is an advantage though. Working closely with Traders and Quantitative Researchers, you will add value by working on real trading projects. You will solve problems, create new tools and/or design new strategies. You will test your project in a trading simulation.

Intern benefits:

  • Get a chance to experience the fast-paced Trading Environment.
  • Work together and learn from the best of the industry.
  • Enjoy our healthy breakfast, lunch and some less healthy snacks.
  • Participate in workout classes in our in-house gym.
  • Celebrate our wins with the Flow team in our in-house bar.
  • Opportunity to get a full-time position after your internship!


  • Graduating end of 2021 or in 2022 with a University Degree, preferably in Mathematics, Econometrics, Engineering, Finance or related
  • Experience with a scientific programming language ( e.g. Python / MATLAB / R or similar) or Excel;
  • Competitive, innovative & creative personality with excellent mental arithmetic skills;
  • Capability to reason logically and deliver under pressure;
  • Ability to spot opportunities and the assertiveness to seize them.

On campus:

Flow Traders recruits on-campus at several universities in the Netherlands, UK, France and Germany. Please check our events calendar on our website to find out if we are hosting an event at your university. It is highly recommend to attend one of our presentations / in-house days to find out more about our core business!

Our recruitment process:

  • Apply through our website with a CV and convincing cover letter;
  • A numerical test and a capacity test;
  • A video interview with a Recruiter with a focus on motivation and cultural fit;
  • An interview with a Recruiter and a Trader with a focus on core business knowledge, brainteasers and skills;
  • A case-study interview in our Amsterdam office, conducted by two Senior Traders.