Trading Internship



London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Title: Off-Cycle Trading Internship

Location: London

Duration: 6 months

About GSR:

Founded in 2013, GSR is a leading market-making and programmatic trading company in the exciting and fast-evolving world of cryptocurrency trading. With more than 200 employees in 5 countries, we provide billions of dollars of liquidity to cryptocurrency protocols and exchanges on a daily basis. We build long-term relationships with cryptocurrency communities and traditional investors by offering exceptional service, expertise and trading capabilities tailored to their specific needs.

GSR works with token issuers, traders, investors, miners, and more than 30 cryptocurrency exchanges around the world. In volatile markets we are a trusted partner to crypto native builders and to those exploring the industry for the first time.

Our team of veteran finance and technology executives from Goldman Sachs, Two Sigma, and Citadel, among others, has developed one of the world’s most robust trading platforms designed to navigate issues unique to the digital asset markets. We have continuously improved our technology throughout our history, allowing for our clients to scale and execute their strategies with the highest level of efficiency.

Working at GSR is an opportunity to be deeply embedded in every major sector of the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Internship Details:

GSR is seeking motivated and talented individuals for a 6-month internship on our trading desks. The interns will have the opportunity to work closely with traders focused on our systematic trading strategies across both spot and derivatives crypto markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of a significant project, providing regular progress reports
  • Deliver a valuable outcome that contributes to our business
  • Assist with day-to-day trading activities
  • Receive on-the-desk training and support from experienced professionals


  • MsC or PhD in a STEM subject, with a strong emphasis on Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematical Sciences.
  • Commitment to 6 months, working 3 days a week in the office
  • Interest in cryptocurrency and financial markets
  • Demonstrable skill set in coding either Python or Rust
  • Good software engineering skills preferable.

Why Join GSR:

  • Work alongside industry veterans from top financial institutions
  • Gain hands-on experience in a cutting-edge trading environment
  • Potential for a full-time position upon successful completion of the internship

If you are passionate about cryptocurrency trading and eager to develop your skills in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply.

GSR is proudly an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon any applicable legally protected characteristics such as race, religion, colour, country of origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression or age. We operate a meritocracy, all aspects of people engagement from the decision to hire or promote as well as our performance management process will be based on the business needs and individual merit, competence in the role. Learn more about us at