AQR is about challenging, interesting and impactful work. But also about relationships—liking the people you work with and forming true partnerships.
—Cliff Asness

Explore our internship program

Our 10-week summer program puts real work of the firm in your hands. You will work alongside brilliant people, gain insights and know-how from our Quanta Academy curriculum, and experience what it’s like to work at the pinnacle of global, systematic investing.

AQR interns learn constantly—through daily collaboration, in workshops and classes, but mostly by working on projects that matter to the many clients we serve. The work is real, and so is your opportunity to make an impact.

Your Academic Journey

Continue to learn

From day one, careers at AQR focus on learning, collaborating and exchanging ideas. Our “First Semester at AQR” program includes a three-week integration boot camp for new campus hires, followed by up to nine months of training and 100+ hours of role-specific education. Our Quanta Academy spurs both personal and professional development throughout your career, providing hundreds of opportunities to help you unleash your full potential.

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Early Engagement

Gain an inside view in an immersive one-day workshop.

Our early-engagement day for select first- and second-year undergraduates presents an extraordinary opportunity to learn from a range of AQR professionals, including senior leadership. You’ll gain an inside track on our summer internship program and come away with a broad understanding of quantitative finance, the technology behind it and the opportunities that await if you choose it as a career.

Ph.D. Candidates

Join a firm with a world-class faculty.

Ph.D. candidates find a home at AQR both as interns and full-time hires. Over half of our employees hold advanced degrees. We value your academic pursuits, and encourage professors and Ph.D. candidates who join us to continue to publish.

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