Summer Trading Camp
Don't waste your summer, carry out work experience in a leading proprietary trading firm while building practical experience trading the markets!
Fee: £1450 + VAT
Duration: 4 weeks
Are you currently studying and want to add experience in the financial markets on your CV and/or potentially be given a Prop Trading role at Alphachain Capital once you complete your college studies or degree? Due to a competitive market and the number of applications a trading job receives, you have a greater chance to get your foot into the door with additional work experience carried out. Stand above the crowd with our FX trading Camp!
Alphachain’s FX Trading Camp is an immersive programme which gives a unique opportunity for individuals to develop in-depth knowledge and practical experience in a reputable proprietary trading firm. Its content provides an educational base for potential traders with practical trading floor experience. The programme runs for a 4 week period. You will develop 200 hours on a trading floor amongst our experienced Prop Traders. You will have access to our online course and Alphachain primer manuals to develop foundational knowledge. You will be allocated your own trading terminal and manage a demo trading book. There will be regular trading competitions, the top achieving student will receive the Trader Camp Champion Trophy. Exceptional students who perform consistently well during the camp period may be offered a Prop Trading role upon completion of their degree. This gives an opportunity for promising and motivated students to begin a successful career as a Prop Trader with Alphachain Capital.
Currently studying or graduated from a recognised University (preferable)
Ability to learn quickly, punctual and motivated individual
Comfort in fast-paced environment
Attention to detail with excellent organisational skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
What you’ll do:
Work independently and in a small team with a more senior trader providing guidance and mentoring across the major FX markets.
Understand how the different markets operate by rotating around various trading desks and trading a variety of currency pairs.
Learn trading strategies used in-house by our trading team and learn to refine them on our trading platform
Your main responsibility will be to learn how to trade through a mixture of on-the-job training and practical development, mock trading book and trader competitions.
Compete in our trading competition adhering to our risk management guidelines. Good performers will be offered a Prop Trading position on completion of their degree.
There is a two-stage interview process to be invited onto the programme. Please be advised that applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and so early application is encouraged. Fees apply due to the cost of the training and mentoring provided. Upon successful completion of the trading camp a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification is achieved.
For further information please contact us.