Working Student

  • VB Advisory
  • Remote
  • sep 28, 2022
Student Employee Quantitative Finance Risk Management Data Science

Job Description


Working Student Vacancy


From:                               VB Risk Advisory B.V.

Date:                                18-03-2022

Contact person:           Sabine Bergsma (


About VB Advisory

VB Advisory is a talented group of quants specialising in data analytics and financial risk management, all of whom have built up extensive experience as consultants within the financial sector. These experienced consultants are there to help guide you during your journey. However, you will be the architect of your success.


What are we looking for?

Have you almost graduated with a well earned mathematical or quantitative degree (e.g. Econometrics) in the pocket? Are you hoping to take up a challenging position within the financial sector? Carry on reading! At VB Advisory, a team of experienced econometricians with a broad financial sector background, we would like to consider offering you a place on our team as a working student. We aim to provide almost graduates with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience whilst working for a financial player and our in-house projects.


You will get the opportunity to apply and put into practice the mathematical models you studied during your degree. We believe that with the right skills set and attitude, you can climb the corporate ladder and succeed in becoming a specialist in your field of excellence in a relatively short period. 


Hours per week

 16 -24


What do we offer

  • Opportunity to participate in inspiring and challenging projects with a diversity of clients in the financial industry
  • Opportunity to participate in inspiring and challenging in-house projects
  • Great training opportunities
  • Working closely together with a young, enthusiastic team consisting of quantitative specialists.
  • Personal development and coaching
  • Team activities (e.g. company trip, sports), work drinks, and dinner.


Applicant characteristics

Quantitative academic education (MSc Student) in a relevant field, like econometrics, mathematics, actuarial science, risk management, operations research or quantitative finance, is necessary. The preferred candidate is flexible, proactive and has a positive attitude. Furthermore, accuracy, problem-solving skills, decision-making skills and the ability to work independently with tight deadlines are required—strong affinity with Quantitative Models, Finance, Risk and Data.

What do you offer?

  • Final stage MSc
  • Experience in an advanced programming language (e.g., MATLAB, R, Python) and am interested in working with large datasets.
  • Strong academic background in a quantitative discipline (MSc or PhD)
  • Knowledge of Insurance
  • A team player
  • Good communicative skills
  • Result-oriented while ensuring the quality of work
  • Ambitious, independent, energetic and able to perform under pressure


Required language skills

Well versed in both Dutch and English.

How to apply

Interested and ready for a challenging graduation period? Send your Curriculum Vitae to us! In case of any questions about this vacancy, do not hesitate to contact Sabine Bergsma ( or send your contact person information and motivation letter to