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2024 Summer Intern – Hedging/Derivatives

At Equitable, our power is in our people.

We're individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. Those differences make us stronger as a team and a force for good in our communities. Here, you'll work with dynamic individuals, build your skills, and unleash new ways of working and thinking. Are you ready to join an organization that will help unlock your potential?


The Derivatives and Capital Markets team is lean, highly visible, and is responsible for managing the Company’s hedging strategies, derivatives trading and capital market transactions. Team responsibilities include hedging the company's insurance liabilities by managing equity, interest rate or foreign exchange risks.

As an integral part of the team, you will use your critical thinking skills and driven mindset to solve real hedging problems, collaborate with our actuarial and investment teams to come up with insights for the Finance organization, analyze data to provide trading recommendations, and monitor the positioning of our hedging programs. 

Hourly Rate: $22/hr Location: US Remote Work environment: Hybrid- 3-4 days in office





  • Rising Seniors (Grad 2025)
  • Mathematics, Economics, Financial Engineering Majors preferred
  • Coding experience, preferably in Python
  • Basic knowledge of derivatives instruments and models
  • Willing to work in a high-impact effective team
  • Able to work independently under mentorship of senior portfolio managers
  • Able to work alongside different groups and departments to resolve operational issues


Competencies and Skills

Values differences:  Recognizes the value different perspective and cultures brings to an organization.

Applies business insights:  Applies knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals

Build strong teams:  Builds strong identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspective to achieve common goals.

Cultivates innovation:  Creates new and better ways for the organization to be successful.

Adapts and learns:  Actively learns and adapts through experimentation when tackling new problems and situations, using both successes and failures to develop and learn.


About Equitable
We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.

As an employer, Equitable is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. Equitable has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.

We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave Equitable. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401(k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

Equitable is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.
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