We are looking for young talent willing to combine writing their thesis with working as a student assistant in one of our departments. We firmly believe that this combination provides the candidate with the best opportunity to experience what working for Ortec Finance is like. The length of this program is typically 7 months but can be tailored to the candidate's preferences. During the application process, R&D Labs will explore relevant thesis topics to work on during your internship. In addition, based on your ambitions and interests, we match you to one or more departments to work for us as a student assistant.

Who are you?

We are looking for candidates:

  • who are creative;
  • who like problem solving;
  • who are able to bring theory into practice.

And, preferably with expertise in one of the following areas:

  • Machine learning
  • Applied mathematics
  • IT technologies
  • Econometrics

This position is only open to students that are in their last stage of their Master of Science (MSc) or Bachelor of Applied Sciences/Engineering.

What do we offer?

  • Our organization employs highly educated people who invest in their careers. Our corporate culture is open and informal; we are always receptive to good ideas. We offer you plenty of room to fully apply your talents and highly value an entrepreneurial spirit. In addition, we provide you with a salary based on the ratio, internship and student assistantship;
  • You will be based at either our Rotterdam or Amsterdam office;
  • Flexibility in working from home or at the office;
  • Possibility to grow within the company;
  • Master students receive 1.396,80 euro (grow month allowance) based on a combined function of two days as a student assistant and three days internship. For Bachelor positions, the gross monthly allowance is 1.192,80 euro.

R&D Labs

Since its establishment, Ortec Finance has put innovation through applied scientific research and IT developments on the forefront. Our research and innovation activities are concentrated within the Ortec Finance R&D Labs.

We work and experiment with both new modelling approaches and IT techniques and concepts in order to research their applicability to investment decision-making. R&D Labs aims to be the linking pin between Ortec Finance and the scientific research community. It performs innovative, high-quality research with a strong practical focus. We collaborate with students, academics and external parties to design the future of investment decision making.

Who is Ortec Finance?

Working at Ortec Finance means working somewhere else. It means working in a world where colleagues meet, gather knowledge and where likeminded peers are always willing to help each other. Where the organizational culture is friendly, flat and non-political.

Working at Ortec Finance also means working in a continuously innovating world where science, academics and mathematics dominate, since models are key in helping Ortec Finance’ clients with complex financial decisions. Because that’s what we love: giving our clients the best advice possible. Where the daily job is very in-dept, based on evidence and relevant for society. It means a job that matters. Where the learning curve is steep; we learn something new every single day. And we need to, because continuously innovation is key. Especially in a fin tech world. We don’t necessarily follow all conventions. Because yes, we are a bit rebellious too.

Ortec Finance is the leading provider of technology and solutions for risk and return management. It is our purpose to enable people to manage the complexity of investment decisions. We do this through delivering leading technologies and solutions for investment decision-making to financial institutions around the world. Our strength lies in an effective combination of advanced models, innovative technology and in-depth market knowledge. More at www.ortecfinance.com.

More information or to apply?

For more information regarding this position please contact Maruska John, Recruitment Assistant at +31 10 700 5000. To apply, please use the application button to send us your CV, list of grades and cover letter.

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We hope to meet you soon!

  • Student
  • Rotterdam/Amsterdam
  • Parttime
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