FALL INTERNSHIP—Cowen Sustainable Investments: Data Science (New York, NY)

FALL INTERNSHIP—Cowen Sustainable Investments: Data Science (New York, NY)


Job Description
Design technology systems in MatLab and other programming languages for a cross-asset class investment group at Cowen. The project involves building quantitative models that focus on statistics, machine learning and in deep learning. The challenge will include analyzing structured and unstructured data, building valuation, risk management, capital structure arbitrage and other financial models using both deterministic and stochastic approaches. Coordinating with technology group to build and execute quantitative models with focus on statistics, machine learning and deep learning.

Principal Duties and Responsibility
This role involves direct engagement with the Co-Heads of the investment group, which is focused on sustainability, and a team of software engineers. The objective is to build and maintain a range of models to analyze structured and unstructured data and sample tasks include building data gathering, data cleaning, and data analysis. Data analysis includes time series or econometric models including ARCH/GARCH, classification, linear and non-linear regression, Markov Chain, neural network, text recognition and analysis, and optical character recognition.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements
The preferred candidate should be enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate Program in a quantitative field
such as Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Physics. Candidates with
applied experience using quantitative analysis, statistical modeling, and/or programming are ideal. It is important to
have a strong knowledge of both supervised and unsupervised machine learning or deep learning methods. Programming experience - MatLab and one other main programming language such as C++, C#, Python, Perl, VBA, Java, R. Knowledge of databases such as SQL.

Competencies
• Strong analytical skills
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with team members
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
• An exceptional work ethic
• Strong Data Analytics and coding abilities

Other
The investment team’s strategy is focused on sustainable investing with an ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Mandate and the internship can start as soon as possible

Deadline: 11:59pm on Tue, Jul 10th