Alumni supporting current students
The Development Office puts current students and graduates in touch with volunteer alumni for bespoke career and industry advice.
Alumni can help, therefore, by letting us know that they are willing to participate occasionally, and where they work.
To find out how Queens' can help with your career and to book an appointment, please email the Development Office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Queens’ Community is an exclusive platform aimed at members of the College who wish to network with fellow Queens’ alumni, find old friends and access job postings, industry meet-ups, and other networking opportunities.
Access is by invitation only and you will receive an email from email@example.com with a sign up link shortly after you leave Queens’. If you do not receive an email or if you have any feedback, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This alumni community is made possible by Fabrik (formerly called Polis) and was created by two Queens’ alumni.
Alumni Business Networks
The Development Office also helps facilitate business networking events among Queens' alumni in particular regions or industries.
Recent events have taken place in Hong Kong, Oxford, New York and Singapore.
To help organise an event or to find out more, please email email@example.com.
Advertising job & internship opportunities
Alumni advertising roles or internships can email the Alumni Office to post the opportunities available here.
Train to teach at Future Academies
With a bursary of up to £38,000 during your first year of training
Guaranteed placement at one of our six schools in and around London
We are looking for highly-motivated graduates to apply for the Future Teach Scholarship which provides a highly competitive bursary of £38,000, including the training fee of £9,000.
Since September 2016, we have trained 19 graduates from Oxford and Cambridge. Candidates are guaranteed a placement at one of our six schools in London and Hertfordshire. We can also offer heavily discounted accommodation for some of our new teachers, making the move to London a lot easier.
We are extremely proud of our excellent outcomes and almost perfect employment rates. Our alumni have experienced rapid career progression including many Heads of Departments, Heads of Years and Curriculum developers.
Future Academies is a family of three primary and three secondary academies in and around London. We run a SCITT (School-Centred Initial Teacher Training) programme from Pimlico Academy, our Ofsted-rated ‘Outstanding’ secondary school.
We are very proud that our SCITT is judged by Ofsted as ‘Outstanding’, and by the Good Teacher Training Guide 2017 as the best in London, and the third best in the whole country. We are recruiting undergraduates and postgraduates in most subjects, including English, Maths, Sciences, History, Classics and Modern Languages, to train to become teachers with us.
How to apply for this exciting opportunity
Apply through UCAS Teacher Training. You can find all our courses on www.ucas.com with the course codes P58 and 1ZC. If you would like to be considered for the Future Teach scholarship then please also email a CV and cover letter to Natalie Parker, Head of Initial Teacher Training, at firstname.lastname@example.org
PLACEMENT AND DURATION
The Morgan Stanley Quantitative Finance Off-Cycle Internship Program in London runs for three to six months and is aimed at students who are required to complete a long-term internship as part of their studies. It is designed to help you explore opportunities in Quantitative Finance by working with desk strategists to become an integral member of the team. Quantitative Finance Off-Cycle Interns are placed either in a specific group in Trading, Banking or Sales as a Strat or within a specific project-based team such as Modeling. The Program provides work across a range of product and sector desks. You will apply your analytical skills to help the team make strategic decisions involving capital raising, research or trading issues. Quantitative Finance Off-Cycle Interns are placed directly on a desk within the Quantitative Finance division with opportunities on the Fixed Income and Equities trading desks.
Quantitative Finance Off-Cycle Interns will complete divisional on-the-job training that features market knowledge training, a desk placement project within equity or fixed income products, and regular review meetings.
Get to Know Our Recent Recruits
There are two types of roles within Quantitative Finance that Associates can assume: Desk Strategists, who are embedded within the business units, and Modelers. There are other project-based teams providing direct support of trading and banking similar to Core Analytics but with a tailored focus to certain functions such as Collateral Analysis or Structuring. Responsibilities will vary depending on role, and are listed below:
Desk Strategists provide quantitative support to the trading and sales desks to drive trading decisions, analyse and manage the risk. They also create pricing and marking models, and create trader-efficiency tools.
Market Modelers enhance Morgan Stanley's ability to take and manage risk while generating profits through mathematical finance to create effective valuation and hedging models. They will also develop and analyse investment and trading strategies.
*Salary is competitive with excellent benefits.
QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS/ REQUIREMENTS
- You are in your penultimate or final year, studying towards a PhD or other advanced degree in a quantitative subject such as Mathematics, Financial Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Quantitative Finance or Computer Science.
- You are available for three to six months to complete the internship.
- You have a strong mathematical background in an academic setting.
- You have excellent computer programming skills.
- You have a keen interest in the financial markets and have the drive and desire to work in an intense, team-oriented environment.
- You are able to communicate effectively in both written and verbal English.