Penn Quant Trading Club

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Description

Penn Quant Trading Club (PQTC) is a welcoming, diverse, and open student group promoting a rigorous and quantitative understanding of and engagement with financial markets. We offer both online and in-person meetings, workshops, and events. Our members include undergraduates, doctoral students, MBA candidates, and MCIT professionals.

We offer training, education, and professional development.

Training Select members will participate in the first-ever Quant Trading Competition at UPenn, hosted by FTX US, throughout the Fall Semester of 2022.

Education Our training workshops cover careers in quant trading and interview prep and provide an overview of both technical and non-technical aspects of quant trading.

Professional Development Members will be invited to attend exclusive events, such as trading simulations and career insight workshops.

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Points of Contact

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Matthew Burke
President, Penn Quant Trading Club

FAQ

Most Recent
Question: When I apply with my resume, will I be considered by both the dev team and the adv team, or only the adv team? Thank you! - Anonymous

FALL 2022

When you apply with your resume, you will be considered for both the Dev Team and the Advanced Team.

- Matthew Burke
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Question: Can exchange students join the club - Anonymous

Yes, exchange students are welcome to join!

- Matthew Burke
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Question: Are applications open to students who are new to quant and want to learn? - Anonymous

FALL 2022

Our Development Team is open to all. No trading experience needed.

Our Advanced Team is highly selective. No trading experience needed but deep quantitative skills are required (in any field, does not need to be finance-related); programming skills are a plus.

- Matthew Burke
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Question: How many hours a week are required of an undergrad member? Just seeing if I can balance - Anonymous

FALL 2022

Our Development Team meets online from 4:30-5:15 pm on Sundays from October 2nd - November 13th. Select Dev Team members will be invited to join our Advanced Team in the spring. 

Our Advanced Team meets both online and in-person (hybrid format) from 5:30-6:15 pm on Sundays from October 2nd - November 13th and resumes in the spring.

Optional: mentorship workshops, trading simulations, live online trading competitions with real stakes and prizes from our sponsors (some are by invitation only, others are open to all PQTC members)

- Matthew Burke
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Question: Are graduate students allowed to join? - Anonymous

Sure! Grad students are welcome to join!

- Matthew Burke
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Members


Matthew Burke
President
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Carlos Pinto
Officer
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Christopher Schober
Head of Market Research
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Kevin Li
Executive Vice President
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Basic Info

565 Registered (> 100 Members)

Not Currently Accepting Members

Application Required

Both Semesters


Contact

How to Get Involved

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST! OUR ADVANCED TEAM APPLICATION WILL REOPEN IN JANUARY 2023, AND OUR DEVELOPMENT TEAM APPLICATION WILL REOPEN IN AUGUST 2023.

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