Are you passionate about challenging the status quo? Are you driven by your curiosity and desire to learn? Do you thrive on problem-solving, a process where you recognise an opportunity for improvement then iterate and innovate to make it happen?


If so, then join IMC as a Trading Intern! Why? Because at IMC your decisions will have a direct impact on the company’s trading profits, and your creativity, teamwork and innovation will be recognized and rewarded. At IMC, Traders actively build and enhance the quality of our electronic trading strategies, requiring superior analytical, mathematical, and computing skills. Our Traders have the freedom to find their niche within the firm and excel. 

As a Trading Intern, you will learn what it means to be a permanent Trader at IMC. The internship program is focused on enhancing your knowledge of options theory, market making, algorithm complexity and trades analysis. Your responsibility does not stop at knowledge acquisition; you’ll also have the opportunity to work on a project that has a real impact on our trading strategies!

As an Intern within IMC, you will be supported by both a Mentor and an Intern Lead who will oversee your projects and professional development. You will have access to classroom theory sessions, mock trading and desk rotations, not to mention our incredible social activities and events.

Our summer interns program is for 8-10 weeks and will commence in late November 2019.

To consider where this opportunity can take you as a Graduate Trader at IMC, check out our Job Roles on our website.

This is a paid internship based on an annual salary of 100K AUD pro rata


Students in the penultimate year of BA/BSc/MA/MSc in Engineering, Maths, Statistics, Actuaries or Physics with a minimum overall mark of at least a Distinction average, or equivalent
Experience with programming in MATLAB or Python is a strong advantage
Interest in financial markets is a must, but no prior knowledge or experience required
Superb analytical and mathematical skills
Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving and competitive environment
Desire to work in a team environment is a must


We are at the core a trading firm, however, we value trading and technology equally and we believe that cooperation between traders and technologists is one of our great strengths. This is also reflected in our organizational and remuneration policies. We believe in fostering a truly flat environment in which great ideas can be recognized as well as put into practice from anybody within our organization.


IMC is one of the world’s leading proprietary trading firms and a market maker in securities listed on exchanges across the globe. Our cutting-edge technology drives everything we do. High-performance algorithms, smart strategies and collaborative teams are the core of our business.

Today, IMC is 600+ people working together to build software and trade financial products in our offices in Amsterdam, Chicago and Sydney. What does this mean for you? The chance to join a multi-national, multi-cultural team of exceptional individuals, focused on making IMC the world’s best trading firm.