Internship 2023

Date Posted: 15/11/2022

Close date: 30/11/2022

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The Role

Record is a leading specialist currency and derivatives manager with $80.8 billion (as at 30 September 2022) in Assets Under Management Equivalent. Record’s services include currency management, sustainable finance and asset management. Our clients are largely institutions, including pension funds, charities, foundations, endowments, and family offices. This year, we are offering internships within the Sales, Investment, Technology and Sustainability teams.

Opportunities Areas 

Technology (UK)

The Technology team comprises of three core groups; Infrastructure Engineers, Software Developers and our Business Analyst Office, which is where we feel the best internship opportunity lies. The Technology team are responsible for designing, building and innovating our custom-built internal tools, integrating with third-party systems and creating new features and efficiencies across the business. Our Business Analysts are responsible for identifying problems, crafting solutions and then liaising between the business and the technical team to manage the build and deployment of those solutions.

Sales Team (UK and Netherlands)

The Sales team, support Record’s technical “interface” with clients, prospective clients, and consultants. They work to maintain and grow our client-base, and to ensure that we always meet clients’ expectations. The team is looking for someone with excellent communication and networking skills.

Investment Management (UK)

Our Investment team use mathematical and statistical modelling – applied through programming – to gain new insights from data. Our work ranges from researching and developing new strategies, to using machine learning to understand patterns in large datasets and building tools for easier data visualisation. The team is looking for someone with programming knowledge.

Macro Research (UK)

The Macro Research team is responsible for driving macro strategy forward through regional, thematic and event-driven research and advancing fundamental understanding of FX markets at Record. Strategy development and investment decision support is a key component of team’s responsibility with the aim of helping firm’s clients navigate turbulent financial markets.

We are looking for someone with an interest in international macroeconomics and a strong grasp of econometrics. Programming skills such as Python are preferred but not essential.

Sustainability (UK)

The team is looking for an intern who is interested in gaining experience in the field of sustainability and responsible investment. This person will assist in the current drive to further embed ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) into our company culture and our investment process. ​

What does an internship at Record look like? 

  • 8-10 week paid summer internship
  • Work in a department of your choice
  • Assigned an experienced mentor
  • Given your own project — likely to be research based
  • Opportunity to present your project to Senior Management at the end of your internship

What characteristics do we seek in you?

  • Creativity combined with pragmatism
  • The more energetic you are the better
  • Become knowledgeable, step up, make decisions and be accountable
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills
  • Work collaboratively to provide unique, innovative and sustainable solutions
  • Those driven by curiosity, have ideas and are innovative

Key Responsibilities

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