Foreign Exchange Broker Internship Area of Interest: Trading Shift: Flexible Shifts Salary Target: $10 per hour Location: San Francisco, California Job Description: ** CURRENTLY SEEKING INTERNS FOR THE FALL 2012 AND SPRING 2013 SEMESTERS ONLY ** FXCM Inc. (NYSE: FXCM) is a global online provider of foreign exchange (FOREX) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers world-wide. We pride ourselves on maintaining a dynamic, fast-paced, and demanding working environment. The FXCM Internship Program will allow students to develop a detailed understanding of financial market movements and the role that FXCM plays in the world of FX. Interns can expect to be both challenged and given the freedom in choosing how to meet learning and project goals. What You Will Learn: FOREX Market – You will learn about the largest market in the world, the FOREX market. By the end of your internship, you will understand what makes currencies move, how to trade currencies, trading strategies, and risk management. The FX Industry – You will learn about this 4 trillion dollar a day market including other big players in the FOREX market in addition to FXCM Inc. FX Platforms and Charting Packages – You learn about the FXCM Trading Station, Meta Trader 4, and other trading platforms. Client interaction – You will have the opportunity to speak with FXCM clients about FXCM products and services. Key Duties & Responsibilities: Respond to live client emails. Inquiries include questions about trading platforms, the market, trading strategies and more. Make several types of calls to FXCM clients with the goal of educating clients about trading. Present daily market updates to the Sales and Financial Services teams in your office. Attend and take meeting minutes for Sales/Financial Services meetings. Conduct forum updates. This includes adding, removing, and editing information on FXCM forums. Perform competitor analysis and present findings to FXCM management and FXCM employees. Conduct secret shopper calls for both competitors and internal employees. Requirements: Candidate Skills & Attributes: Must be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) Excellent communication skills (spoken and written) Basic understanding of economics and financial markets Proficiency with numbers Self-motivated Demonstrated passion for the financial markets Adaptable and receptive to feedback Competitive, ambitious and a self-directed learner Must be team player Must be a senior, Junior, or going into Junior year of college Prior to submitting your resume, the firm requests that you do the following: Review the firm’s website thoroughly: www.fxcm.com and register for a free demo account through the site to learn to navigate the software. Please include your demo username and password on your cover letter when you reply as this will increase your odds of receiving an interview. Hours: 40 hrs/wk (summer semester); minimum 15 hrs/wk (spring/fall semesters) At the heart of FXCM's client offering is No Dealing Desk forex trading. Clients benefit from FXCM’s large network of forex liquidity providers enabling FXCM to offer competitive spreads on major currency pairs. Clients have the advantage of mobile trading, one-click order execution and trading from real-time charts. FXCM's U.K. subsidiary, Forex Capital Markets Limited, also offers CFD products with no re-quote trading and allows clients to trade oil, gold, silver and stock indices along with forex on one platform. In addition, FXCM offers educational courses on forex trading and provides free news and market research through DailyFX.com.
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