Internship Quantitative Modelling

  • Van Lanschot
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 31, 2017
Intern Compliance Finance Risk

Job Description

Company Information

The story behind Van Lanschot Kempen is a fascinating one about the oldest independent financial institution in the Netherlands. We have a history of almost four centuries of showing great commitment and dedication as well as financial craftsmanship for the benefit of progress for our clients. Our strength lies in the special, strong relationships that our reputable brands, Van Lanschot and Kempen, have with private and institutional clients. Private banking, asset management and merchant banking are the areas in which we excel and in which we differentiate ourselves by the personal attention we give our clients, as well as our expertise and experience. Sustainable business management plays an important role in this respect. We are an honest and upright wealth management firm that shows great respect for the world around us and a focus on the needs of future generations. Our constant aim is to create value for our stakeholders – financial value as well as value in terms of social, ecological and community aspects.

We are the challenger on the market, responding rapidly, intelligently and proactively to market developments in order to stay ahead of the competition. We build long-term relationships based on mutual trust and a shared objective of delivering stellar investment returns for our clients. That is why we do not stop at meeting client expectations; we want to exceed them. Our goal is to ensure that our brand is synonymous to top quality, excellent advice, and bespoke solutions. People with an entrepreneurial spirit and an unwavering passion for their work can expect to be given every opportunity within our company. This is where the magic happens!

Job description

For the Group Risk Management department (location Amsterdam Zuidas), we are currently looking for a Quantitative Modelling intern. The Group Risk Management department is a young and dynamic department consisting of approximately 33 risk professionals, predominantly with a quantitative or financial background. The department is responsible for modelling, monitoring and managing all balance sheet risks, including credit risk, interest rate risk, market risk, and liquidity risk.

As a Quantitative Modelling intern, you will be part of the Quantitative Modelling team. During your internship, you will work together with the team to monitor, develop and review credit risk models. In addition, your activities may include risk analysis, data management, and stress testing. This internship will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn more about risk modelling in a private bank!

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates who will embrace the Van Lanschot culture and subscribe to our core values of independence, commitment, expertise and drive.

In addition to the qualifications described above:

  • You are enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree programme, preferably in Quantitative Finance, Econometrics, Financial Economics, or a similar quantitative economics field
  • You are a team player
  • You combine strong analytical skills with a high level of accuracy
  • You have a special affinity with and interest in the financial services industry
  • You demonstrate a hands-on mentality
  • You are proactive and independent
  • You have experience with programming languages such as R, Matlab and/or software such as SAS

You are looking for a working internship opportunity for a minimum duration of three months and a maximum of six months.

What do we offer?

From the minute you join us, we will challenge you to make a difference. Van Lanschot Kempen fosters a culture that encourages initiative and entrepreneurship. You will be given every opportunity from day one to make an impact in your professional field and to contribute to the future of our organization. At Van Lanschot Kempen, we value our employees and reward them by offering excellent career opportunities to those who know how to seize them. Furthermore, we offer you a generous remuneration and benefits package, including personal and professional training opportunities to develop your career.