Graduate Trader at IMC



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Your journey as a graduate trader:

Your IMC journey begins with a seven-week global trading traineeship led by our seasoned traders and technologist, during which you’ll link up with graduates from all three IMC regions. You’ll then continue your training in your local office for a further two months before joining a desk that matches your specific background and strengths. Where you go from here is up to you – we’ll help you carve out your own niche as you use your creativity to explore new opportunities in our markets. And you’ll gain real recognition for your ideas and successes along the way.

What you can expect

As a graduate trader at IMC, you will:

  • Trade a range of financial instruments;
  • Manage execution and risk of complex trading portfolios;
  • Research new market opportunities;
  • Develop, maintain and enhance trading models, algorithms and systems;
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with engineers to understand and improve our technical infrastructure.
  • Have the support of your very own mentor.

Reasons why this is your future job

  • You love solving complex problems
  • You want a real-time connection to the world economy, and the knowledge to act on it
  • You want your decisions to directly impact the company's trading profits
  • You value creativity, teamwork and innovation
  • You want the freedom to find your niche and excel

What do we look for?

  • Student studying an analytical/quantitative or related field of study (mathematics, engineering, etc.);
  • Experience with programming in Python (or MATLAB) is a strong advantage;
  • Interest in financial markets is a must, but no prior knowledge or experience is required;
  • Superb analytical and mathematical skills;
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving and competitive environment;
  • Desire to work in a team environment is a must.
  • A team player - at IMC we're all in it together

Ready to apply?

Our hiring process, including tips on applying and interviewing with IMC, is described on our website. Now it’s up to you! Apply today to start your journey with IMC.

IMC: join the leader in global market making

IMC is among the world’s leading technology-driven trading firms, and a market maker in securities listed on exchanges across the globe. Our cutting-edge technology drives everything we do. High performance algorithms, smart strategies and collaborative teams are the core of our business. Today, IMC is 500+ people working together to build software and trade financial products in our offices in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney. What does this mean for you? The chance to join a multi-national, multi-cultural team of exceptional individuals, focused on making IMC the world’s best trading firm.

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