Commodity Broker Internship Opportunity - Nyon
At SCB, we’re looking for ambitious team members with a passion for the environmental products markets. You’ll find us ready to help you go further, challenging you with our curiosity and agility while rewarding you with career-enhancing benefits derived from our connections and integrity.
As an intern, you will get to work on one of our brokerage desks and take on a project with real-world application. This role will involve a steep learning curve with on the job training.
Our ideal candidate is confident in themselves, can build relationships easily and interact well under pressure.
SCB is a global low carbon commodity firm whose mission is to promote the adoption of a low carbon future. As market professionals, we promote the adoption of low carbon alternatives by reducing the frictional cost of low carbon practices. Working with our clients and partners, we create markets, develop hedging tools and provide price transparency.
Why Work For SCB
The opportunities are as broad as your career goals.
You will become knowledgeable about brokerage and gain an understanding of the tactics and strategies used. You will also learn to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with experienced brokers.
Our internships are designed to help you develop the skills and experience you need to give your career the best possible start.
In addition, we always strive to accommodate our employee’s needs. Yes, we never stop until we accomplish our mission, but along the way, we provide our employees with great benefits. To learn more about our benefits and our work at SCB, visit starcb.com/careers/working-at-scb.
What You Will Do
Interns are responsible for the successful execution of projects and daily process work for one of SCB’s brokerage desks. This combination of project and process work allows interns to research a section of the industry to conclusion and engage in the day to day running of the business.
Projects vary and can include putting together presentations, analysing data or conducting research. Other responsibilities may include:
- Compilation of daily market reports and distribution to clients
- Research on new markets
- Creation and implementation of new systems to better aid the flow and storage of digital information throughout the Company
- Assisting with the preparation of presentations and marketing material for the Company
- Analysing marketing trends
- Special projects as assigned in support of one of our brokerage desks
Each intern must pass a regulatory exam after three months. Attaining the qualification and several other prerequisites will give you an automatic ticket to become a junior broker on one of our desks.
Who We Look For
We are looking for graduate students with experience in the environmental markets or the energy sector. Current undergraduates with a degree focused on environmental markets, or Finance are also considered.
SCB provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
Candidates should be interested in a career within environmental, commodity or financial markets.
Experience in finance, banking, trading house or brokering and also a National Futures Authority Series 3 license will be an advantage.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and competencies:
- A self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative
- Strong technology skills – MS Office, Bloomberg, C++ or VB
- Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
- Organized with an ability to prioritise time-sensitive assignments
What To Do Next
Seize the opportunity to work with the world’s best biofuel broker and expand your knowledge of renewable energy, low carbon commodities and alternatives. Apply with a copy of your resume together with a cover letter.
Please note that positions will be filled on an on-going basis and we may close applications after some time. Therefore, we highly recommend you submit your application as early as possible to be considered.
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