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Quantitative Research Intern
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Ameriprise Financial | Boston, MA
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Job Description

The Quantitative Strategies Group at Columbia Threadneedle Investments is looking to add an intern to their research team for the summer of 2019. The successful intern will use rigorous analysis, creativity and technical skills to generate insights that directly contribute to the team advancement. In this role, by combining theory, practice and technology, the intern will contribute to our alpha signal discovery, analytics development and strategy implementation. This position is an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the field of quantitative investing from an experienced team of investment professionals as well as exposure to all aspects of the investment process.


* The intern will work on impactful research & development projects independently.
* Work with our Data Science team to translate unstructured data into investment signals.
* Pre-process large data sets for signal processing and model estimation, including validation, cleaning, normalization, dimension reduction and visualization.
* Evaluate innovative techniques for delineating noise from tradable signals and constructing models from many diverse indicators.
* Assist senior researchers with the enhancement of global stock selection models.

Required Qualifications

* Junior status majoring in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, Statistics, or Applied Mathematics or similar.
* 3.0 GPA or greater.

About Our Company

With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, we're not just in the business of managing our clients' finances - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential, too. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.