Launch Internship – Summer 2024

Chicago, Miami, New York

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Job Description

The Launch Internship is an eleven-week paid internship program for students aspiring to be engineers and seeking an opportunity learn about the finance industry. 
As a Launch Intern, you will join us in a premier destination of learning and mentorship. During the 11-week program, you will be immersed in the finance industry, collaborating with experienced engineers on projects that have impact on our firms and global capital markets. You will have the opportunity to network and socialize with peers and even connect with senior leaders at Citadel and Citadel Securities.  
Engineering at Citadel and Citadel Securities
Our engineers work in small teams to turn the best ideas into high-performing and resilient technology. With short development cycles, work rapidly goes into production, whether we’re releasing new features, improving efficiency or reducing operational risk. We create systems architectures, develop platforms and build web frameworks—all critical to our business. We use state-of-the-art tools and apply innovative techniques including distributed computing, natural language processing, machine learning and more. 
Your Objectives:
  • Aid in creating technological tools that bring investing and trading strategies to life 
  • Work on high-performance, large data research platforms 
  • Collaborate in small teams to help build the future of finance 
  • Be immersed in the industry and see how tech is applied in finance  
  • Learn and grow personally and professionally through project work and curated development programming 
Your Skills & Talents:
  • Currently a sophomore pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or STEM related field
  • Intermediate proficiency in at least one coding language 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a collaborative, complex and highly technical team environment 
  • Intellectual curiosity and passion for solving challenging problems using technology 
Because Citadel is committed to an inclusive, respectful workplace culture, all candidates are welcome to apply. Candidates who have an ability to bring a diverse perspective to the firm as a result of their adaptability, cultural fluency, resilience, and life experiences are strongly encouraged to apply.
Opportunities available in New York, NY, Chicago, IL, and Miami, FL.

In accordance with New York City’s Pay Transparency Law, the base salary range for this role is $3,700 to $4,800 per week. Base salary does not include other forms of compensation or benefits.

About Citadel Securities

Citadel Securities is the next-generation capital markets firm and a leading global market maker. We provide institutional and retail investors with the liquidity they need to trade a broad array of equity and fixed income products in any market condition. The brightest minds in finance, science and technology use powerful, advanced analytics to solve the market’s most critical challenges, turning big ideas into real-world outcomes.