Open Thesis Internship – Quantitative Research and Risk Management

  • VB Advisory
  • Hybrid (Amsterdam)
  • nov 01, 2023
Internship Quantitative Finance Research

Job Description

Who We’re Looking For

Are you a forward-thinker, passionate about crafting solutions and improving financial models? Are you intrigued by the world of quantitative finance and risk management? If you’re a student with an entrepreneurial spirit and a keen interest in becoming a quant, we invite you to be part of our team at VB Risk Advisory.

As a Thesis Intern in Quantitative Research and Risk Management, you’ll join a dynamic, talented, and multidisciplinary team dedicated to various projects within the financial sector. You’ll be introduced to cutting-edge quantitative methodologies, playing a pivotal role in fundamental calculations for large banking and insurance companies.


Your Thesis Journey

During your thesis internship, you’ll embark on a unique research journey. Rather than predefined day-to-day tasks, you have the freedom to choose your thesis topic in quantitative finance. Whether you’re exploring Market, Credit & Actuarial Risk, Capital Management, ESG, or Liquidity & Treasury Risk, your internship is a canvas for your intellectual curiosity.

Your thesis work will involve in-depth research, complex quantitative analyses, and the development of specialized models tailored to your chosen topic. You’ll enjoy the flexibility to set your research pace and direction, with our experienced team providing guidance and support throughout.

Additionally, our internship encourages a vibrant social and professional experience. You can participate in company events, training sessions, and social gatherings, creating a comprehensive and enriching internship environment.


Our Mission and Vision

Our mission is to nurture our consultants and interns as our most valuable asset, providing them with top-notch training to become the next generation of quants. We take a flexible and pragmatic approach to deliver high-quality advisory services, solving challenges in quantitative risk management for our clients.

Your internship will be guided closely by our senior team members, ensuring a steep learning curve from the beginning. Our vision is to be known for providing clients with exceptional quantitative solutions and recognized for our outstanding interns, while being a unique employer valued for focusing on personal development and happiness.


What We Offer

• Possibility to engage in inspiring and challenging projects within the financial industry.
• Benefit from comprehensive training opportunities, including the VB Academy.
• Competitive internship remuneration with compensation for travel expenses.
• Collaborate closely with a young, enthusiastic team of quantitative specialists.


What You Offer

• Pursuing a Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline, such as econometrics or actuarial sciences
• Interest in programming and proficiency in Python, R, C++, SQL, or other relevant languages.
• Excellent communication skills, both in Dutch and English.
• Team player with a result-oriented approach.
• Ambitious, proactive, independent, energetic, and able to perform under pressure.