2022 Markets Internship For Sophomores


New York, NY

Cowen's Markets Internship Program provides exposure to senior experienced professionals through on-the-job training and department rotations including Institutional Research Sales, Sales Trading, Trading, Electronic Trading and Options and Event Strategies. This is a four-week program running from June 20, 2022 to July 15, 2022. 

Hands-on Experience:

This is an opportunity to experience Cowen’s unique culture, work on a fast-paced trading floor, attend client meetings, and build fundamental skills. You will be working with analysts across the floor to understand different aspects of Sales and Trading, ultimately leading to a final stock pitch presentation designed to showcase critical thinking skills and increase professional presence. You will also be able to sit with Cowen Prime Services and Westminster Research during your last week of the program.

Mentorship and Networking:

The program will include mentoring and networking opportunities as well as leader presentations.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

Candidates pursing a university or college degree with an anticipated graduation date in 2024 ar welcome to apply. Cowen is seeking result driven students, proven academic excellence and strong interpersonal skills, high ethical and professional standards, and a keen interest in financial markets. We are looking to cultivate a diversity of thought, so we are looking for candidates with varying backgrounds and experiences.


We will hold two or three virtual superdays mid-January. We are currently accepting resumes and cover letters from qualified candidates and the deadline to submit is December 31, 2021. 


 Who We Are:

Cowen Inc. (“Cowen” or the “Company”) is a diversified financial services firm offering investment banking services, equity and credit research, sales and trading, prime brokerage, global clearing, commission management services and actively managed alternative investment products. Cowen focuses on delivering value-added capabilities to our clients in order to help them outperform. Founded in 1918, the Company is headquartered in New York and has offices worldwide.

At Cowen, inclusion and diversity are catalysts for success and innovation in everything we do. We pride ourselves on our empathetic and collaborative culture, where the power of diversity is harnessed to transform the status quo. Our focus on inclusion expands our thinking in order to generate better outcomes for clients, while striving to increase fairness and equity for our colleagues. Cowen’s vision of creating a more inclusive and equitable future is supported by our core values and is essential to our ability to outperform.

Our Values:

  • Vision: We consistently deliver differentiated and disruptive insights that help our clients outperform
  • Empathy:  We proactively consider and account for the priorities and concerns of our colleagues and clients
  • Sustainability: We endeavor to produce ideas and solutions that are ethically grounded and aim to pass the test of time
  • Tenacious Teamwork: We elevate collaboration to new levels, empowering our ability to provide the best solutions for our clients.

Learn more at: https://www.cowen.com/ and https://www.linkedin.com/company/cowen-inc/


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