Business Innovation & Growth - Intern (Summer 2020)

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-4127

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Two Sigma is a different kind of investment manager. Since 2001, we have used data science and technology to derive insights that forecast the future and discover value in markets worldwide. Our team of scientists, technologists and academics looks beyond traditional finance to understand the bigger picture and develop creative solutions to some of the world’s most difficult economic problems. Our work spans markets and industries, from insurance and securities to private investments and new ventures. 


The mission of the Business Innovation & Growth (“BIG”) team is to apply creativity, rigor, and collaboration to help plan and execute the business growth of Two Sigma.  Our work is a blend of strategy, technology, finance, venture capital, and execution with a key focus on defining what the future looks like and how Two Sigma can play a part in defining and improving it.  Our mandate is to shape the future of finance and technology – as a proven pioneer and leader in both spaces.


In this role, you will make important contributions across a diverse array of projects and will be expected to develop a broad skill-set in business strategy, finance, data science and engineering. We are a highly collaborative team - so you will have significant potential for learning and impact.


You will take on the following responsibilities:


  • Strategic investment research & sourcing

  • Go-to-market strategy and commercialization of new businesses

  • Crafting investment memoranda for internal use

  • Assistance in the execution of new initiatives and transactions

  • Competitive analysis and market mapping

  • Financial analysis and modeling

You should possess the following qualifications:


  • Pursuing BA / BS degree – majors or minors in engineering, computer science, data science, math, finance or related fields with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5

  • Passion for technology, financial services and investment management

  • Willingness to approach problems from first principles, with the support of rigorous quantitative and qualitative analyses

  • Balanced approach combining judgment, analytical rigor, curiosity, open-mindedness and creativity

  • The ability to write basic code or conduct basic data science analyses a plus

You will enjoy the following benefits:


  • Core Benefits: Fully paid medical and dental insurance premiums for employees and dependents, 401k match, employer-paid life & disability insurance

  • Perks: Onsite gyms with laundry service, wellness activities, casual dress, snacks, game rooms

  • Learning: Tuition reimbursement, conference and training sponsorship

  • Time Off: Generous vacation, sick days, and paid caregiver leaves


We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.