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Ameriprise Financial | Boston, Massachusetts
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Job Description

The Quantitative Strategies Group at Columbia Threadneedle Investments is seeking a talented individual to join their team as a quantitative research intern for the summer of 2020. The successful intern will use rigorous analysis, creativity and technical skills to generate insights that directly contribute to the team's advancement. In this role, by combining theory, practice and technology, the candidate is expected to work with other team members on multiple projects involving 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.
* 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 maintenance and enhancement of existing stock selection models.
* Present research findings and recommendations to the firm at the end of the internship.

Required Qualifications

* Junior Status (Graduating between December 2020 and Spring 2021) pursuing Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, applied mathematics, statistics, computer science, or related field.
* Minimum 3.0 GPA
* Student Leadership Experience

About Our Company

Columbia Threadneedle Investments is a leading global asset management group that provides a broad range of actively managed investment strategies and solutions for individual, institutional and corporate clients around the world. With more than 2000 people including over 450 investment professionals based in North America, Europe and Asia, we manage over $400 billion of assets (as of May 2018) across developed and emerging market equities, fixed income, asset allocation solutions and alternatives. Our priority is the investment success of our clients. We know investors want strong and repeatable risk-adjusted returns and we aim to deliver this through an active and consistent investment approach that is team-based, risk-aware and performance-driven.

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