- Date: The programme will run from 1 August 2022 to 26 August 2022.
XTX Markets Summer Internship 2022
XTX Markets is offering an Aspiring Solicitors member a paid full time summer internship with their legal team from 1 – 26 August 2022.
This is an unique opportunity to gain work experience at the cutting edge of financial markets. XTX is dynamic, fast paced and innovative and the same is expected of the in-house legal team, who play an integral part in enabling execution of the business plan. The in-house legal team at XTX covers all legal matters, so the successful applicant will gain valuable experience of all areas of law. The legal team is also fully integrated with the business, so they will also understand the commercial context of the work that XTX does as well as gaining an insight as to how financial markets operate and are structured.
You also get to work in one of the coolest offices in London (check out the video on their website: https://www.xtxmarkets.com/#about)
About XTX Markets
XTX Markets is a leading algorithmic trading firm partnering with counterparties, exchanges and e-trading venues globally to provide liquidity in the Equity, FX, Fixed Income and Commodity markets. XTX was launched in June 2015, growing rapidly to over 170 staff members worldwide with offices in London, Paris, Singapore, New York and Mumbai. XTX is a unique firm sitting within the financial services and fintech space, combining the entrepreneurial ethos, atmosphere and growth of a start-up, together with being at the forefront of making financial markets fair and efficient for all. All of XTX’s trading is automated. XTX’s average daily trading volume is $300bn and it is one of the largest FX dealers in the world. XTX also has a venture capital arm, XTX Ventures, investing in early stage machine learning companies.
Who should apply?
Undergraduates or postgraduates (law or non-law) who have not accepted a training contract with any law firm or legal team.
When is the work experience:
1 August – 26 August 2022
This will be a paid work experience at market rates (subject to individual tax circumstances).
The internship will be based at XTX’s AMAZING offices in Kings Cross, London.
When to apply:
Please apply now. Applications close on Sunday 12 June 2022.
How to apply:
Please click the ‘Apply Now!’ button at the top or the bottom of this page and complete the application form. The process is CV/application based and there will be an interview with XTX as well (reasonable travel expenses will be covered).
- be a socially mobile Aspiring Solicitors member;
- be an undergraduate or postgraduate who has not accepted a training contract with any law firm or legal team;
- have a UK Right to Work;
- have a strong interest in pursuing a legal career; and
- have received or be on target for at least a 2.1 degree classification (excluding mitigating circumstances).