Macro Research Associate Internship Program 2024 New York

BarclaysNew York, NY
Paid Internship

9 days ago


Job Title

Macro Research Summer Associate

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

Join our Macro Research team at Barclays and kickstart your career in finance. As a summer associate, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside experienced experts and gain valuable insights into rates, FX, and commodities markets. Discover if you have what it takes to thrive in this dynamic field.


  • Salary/Rate Minimum: $140,000
  • Salary/Rate Maximum: $140,000 (Note: The above figures represent base salary/hourly rate only and do not include additional compensation or benefits.)


In this role, you will:

  • Explore the fundamentals of key markets and economies
  • Analyze the linkages between rates, FX, and commodities markets
  • Develop an understanding of microstructure in bond, interest rate derivatives, FX, and commodity markets
  • Contribute to thematic research reports and investment recommendations
  • Undertake custom projects and empirical studies using public databases and proprietary data
  • Assist in the publication process of Barclays Research periodicals
  • Contribute to the firm's macro outlook on the global economy
  • Collaborate with sales, trading desks, and other research groups to deliver market-leading research in rates, FX, and commodities


To be considered for this program, you must:

  • Be a Masters or PhD student in a technical discipline such as Economics, Econometrics, Finance, Operations Research, or Public Policy
  • Anticipated graduation date between December 2024 – May 2025

Ideally, you would also have:

  • GPA of 3.2 or above
  • Resourcefulness, team-orientation, enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spirit demonstrated through extracurricular activities
  • Interest in macroeconomics and international economics
  • Prior experience in empirical methods/econometrics
  • Strong quantitative skills, including statistics and time series analysis
  • Ability to think creatively and present ideas clearly
  • Familiarity with programming environments such as Python, Matlab, SAS, Eviews, and Excel VBA
  • Interest in financial markets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Boundless energy and curiosity about how the world works

We're excited for you to apply!

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Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Economics18%

  • Finance9%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations7%

  • Management Science5%

  • Accounting5%

  • 241 other majors53%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • PwC
  • Bain & Company
  • Deloitte
  • Ernst & Young
  • KPMG
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Relocation Assistance




Housing Assistance

(avg. $2,892)




Travel Stipend

(avg. $978)




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Medical Insurance




401(k) Company Match




Paid Holidays


Average internship hourly pay

For Mideast region

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Typical pay range:

$21.26 - $27.34

Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For New York, NY | $5,639/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,481

  • Miscellaneous$1,007

  • Food$505

  • Utilities$328

  • Transportation$318


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