CME Group is currently looking for an Economics Department summer intern.
This candidate will assist the manager of data science with data analysis relating to futures and options market activity as well as support of thought leadership activities of the Economics team. Tasks will include sourcing economic data from the Internet, working with Excel to create charts and tables for data analysis, working with various statistical methods, including machine learning, to analyze economic relationships, assisting with data preparation for econometric analysis, etc.
Principal Accountabilities: • Data Acquisition through API and web scraping. • Develop statistical (time series, Bayesian) and machine learning models of economic data. • Internet searches related to specific research ideas. • Make presentation to the Chief Economist and other senior management.
Skills / Software Requirements: • Enthusiasm for studying economics and financial markets • Strong skill in a script language (R, Python, etc.). • Proficient in SQL and Excel. • Strong mathematical and statistical skills. • Experience with machine learning models (Neural Networks, Random Forest, XGB, etc.).
Education: • Undergraduate/Master's Degree in economics or a quantitative field like Math/Statistics/Data Science/Financial Engineering Internship Duration: 13 weeks Timing: Start date is flexible, based on the applicant's school calendar
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