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Internship: FX Broker Internship

Date posted: 06/09/14
Contact Asha Bailey
Employer Name: Forex Capital Markets
Location: San Francisco
Email: abailey@fxcm.com
Phone:
Supervision/Evaluation:
Duration: Open
Deadline: 7/09/2014
Field: Financial Services
Compensation:
Hours: Varied shifts
Web: http://www.fxcm.com
Fax: 6464322959
Paid/Unpaid:
Who should apply? Undergraduate Students Only
Responsibilities:
  • Responds to live client emails. Inquiries include questions about trading platforms, the market, trading strategies and more
  • Conducts several types of calls to FXCM clients with the goal of educating clients about trading
  • Presents daily market updates to the Sales and Financial Services teams in your office
  • Attends and take meeting minutes for Sales/Financial Services meetings
  • Conducts forum updates. This includes adding, removing, and editing information on FXCM forums
  • Performs competitor analysis and presents findings to FXCM management and FXCM employees
  • Conducts secret shopper calls for both competitors and internal employees
Skills & Abilities:
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Basic understanding of economics and financial markets
  • Proficiency with numbers
  • Self-motivated
  • Demonstrated passion for the financial markets
  • Adaptable and receptive to feedback
  • Competitive, ambitious and a self-directed learner
  • Must be team player
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Must be a undergraduate student within your junior or senior year with a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • All employees working for FXCM must be eligible to work in the USA (No Visa Sponsorship)
Details:

CURRENTLY SEEKING INTERNS FOR THE SUMMER, FALL, AND SPRING SEMESTERS

FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) is a global online provider of foreign exchange (forex) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers world-wide. At the heart of FXCM's client offering is No Dealing Desk forex trading.

Clients benefit from FXCM's large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. Clients have the advantage of mobile trading, one-click order execution and trading from real-time charts. FXCM's U.K. subsidiary, Forex Capital Markets Limited, also offers CFD products with no re-quote trading and allows clients to trade oil, gold, silver and stock indices along with forex on one platform. In addition, FXCM offers educational courses on forex trading and provides free news and market research through DailyFX.com. FXCM prides itself on maintaining a dynamic, fast-paced, and demanding working environment.

The FXCM Internship Program will allow students to develop a detailed understanding of financial market movements and the role that FXCM plays in the world of FX. Interns can expect to be both challenged and given the freedom in choosing how to meet learning and project goals.

What You Will Learn:

  • FOREX Market – You will learn about the largest market in the world, the FOREX market. By the end of your internship, you will understand what makes currencies move, how to trade currencies, trading strategies, and risk management
  • The FX Industry – You will learn about this 5 trillion dollar a day market including other big players in the FOREX market in addition to FXCM Inc.
  • FX Platforms and Charting Packages – You learn about the FXCM Trading Station, Meta Trader 4, and other trading platforms
  • Client interaction – You will have the opportunity to speak with FXCM clients about FXCM products and services

Fall and Spring Semesters: 16 to 24 hours per week (Mon-Fri) and Summer Semester: 40 hours per week (Mon-Fri)

Prior to submitting your resume, the firm requests that you do the following:

  • Review the firm's website thoroughly:http://www.fxcm.com/
  • Register fora free demo account and place practice trades:https://secure4.fxcorporate.com/fxtr/demo/?ib=careers

For additional tips on interviewing and to learn what life is like at FXCM, visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WorkatFXCM

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