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London - Long Term Internship 2024 - Data & AI Lab

Last update 16.08.2023

Who we are

BNP Paribas Global Markets provides cross-asset investment, hedging, financing, research and 
market intelligence to corporate and institutional clients, as well as private and retail banking 
networks. Global Markets' sustainable, long term business model seamlessly connects clients to 
capital markets throughout 38 markets in EMEA, Asia Pacific and the Americas, with innovative 
solutions and digital platforms. Through Global Markets, clients can access a full universe of 
opportunities in equity derivatives, foreign exchange and local markets, commodity derivatives, rates, 
primary and credit markets and prime solutions and financing.
We have open long term internships in the Data and A.I Lab.
The role of our Data and A.I Lab is to use the latest techniques of Machine Learning, Artificial 
Intelligence and Natural Language Processing to help Global Markets do a better job. For this, we 
need to leverage the huge amount of both internal and external data we are accumulating daily, 
whether it is structured (Market and Trade data) or unstructured (Chats, Voice conversations, Social 
Media and alternative data). .

What you will do

  • Using the latest techniques of Machine and Deep Learning to build models for our trading and 
    sales activity leveraging internal and external data to improve the service we give to Clients while 
    managing tightly the risk associated to those products
  • Build our next generation of Natural Language Understanding interface (Speech to Text and 
    Chat to Systems) across all business lines
  • Participate in the design and development of our core research projects such as unsupervised 
    classification of the various market participants behaviour, sentiment analysis in chats or new and 
    improvement of the market making in low or high frequency
  • Be able to innovate freely, Introducing new techniques or technologies if needed

Technical skills required

  • Strong education in Statistics, Maths or Computer Science (Master or PhD level): we are not 
    just looking for people who know how to use machine learning techniques, but for people who 
    understand how it works inside the black-box.
  • Strong knowledge of Machine Learning techniques (classification, regression, natural language 
    processing via standard statistical models or neural network)
  • Good programming skills, preferably Python
  • Good knowledge of Databases (SQL, Oracle, MongoDB…) and with dealing with Big Data 
    environment (Hadoop, Spark)
  • Relevant internships in industry applying Machine Learning techniques and successful 
    participation to Kaggle challenges are a plus
  • Delivery-driven mindset
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi-task
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Team Player


  • Be a role model, supporting and fostering a culture of good conduct
  • Demonstrate proactivity, transparency, and accountability for identifying and managing 
    conduct risks
  • Consider the implications of your actions on colleagues

Duration: 6-11 months
Salary: Competitive
Location: London

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Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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