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Tech & Trading Graduate & Intern – Expression of Interest

United States

Our formal applications for our 2024 Internship and Graduate positions are closed. However, we’d love to stay in touch for 2025 internship and graduate opportunities!

Register below to be the first to know when our 2025 roles open. We'll keep you updated on upcoming opportunities and events.


Who we are:

At Optiver, our mission is to constantly improve the market by injecting liquidity, providing accurate pricing, increasing transparency and acting as a stabilizing force no matter the market conditions. With a focus on continuous improvement, we participate in the safeguarding of healthy and efficient markets for everyone who participates. We tackle the toughest problems, challenge the status quo and always aim for excellence. As one of the largest market making institutions, we are a trusted partner of 70+ exchanges across the globe.

Optiver Chicago’s culture parallels the energetic city we’re immersed in. Home to the Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Board Options Exchange, and Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago has established itself as the trading capital of the US. Active on leading US exchanges, Optiver’s Chicago office trades a wide range of products from listed derivatives to cash equities, ETFs, bonds, and foreign exchange.

Based in ‘The Domain’ neighborhood, Optiver’s Austin office serves as the firm’s innovation nucleus, with a strong focus on quantitative research, software and hardware engineering initiatives. With tech innovation an integral part of our core business, the booming city proved an ideal backdrop for our heavy investment into machine learning, research infrastructure and big data computing. What’s more, with world-class music, food and art scenes, as well as countless scenic outdoor activities, the quality of life for Austin Optiverians is second to none.

Who you are:

  • Working toward a bachelor’s, master’s or PhD in a STEM field
  • Sophomore or higher standing with a graduation date of December 2024 to June 2027

What you'll get:

  • Work alongside and receive training from best-in-class professionals from over 40 different countries
  • Ownership over initiatives that directly solve business problems
  • Highly competitive compensation packages
  • Various office perks, including breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Social events, clubs and much more!

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]. We look forward to connecting with you in the near future!

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