Campus News

Spot Welcomes the 2014 STP Class


Spot Trading welcomes the newest class of trainees to our Trading, Software Development, Information Technology, Quality Assurance, and Equity Research functions.

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Spot Welcomes 11 Summer Interns for 2014


Spot welcomed 11 undergraduates to the firm this week for the 2014 Summer Internship Program.

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Spot Named Best and Brightest Company for Fourth Year


Spot is excited to announce that we have been honored for the fourth consecutive year as one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™.

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Spot Trading Partners with UIUC Computer Science Students


Students from the University of Illinois were recently welcomed in Spot’s offices, where they presented their senior design project to a group of technologists and traders.

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Spot Trading Sponsors UChicago Midwest Trading Competition


Spot Trading sponsored the 2nd annual UChicago Midwest Trading Competition on Saturday, March 15th.

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Spot’s Chief Operating Officer Presents to Students at the CBOE Options Institute


Ed Haravon spoke to a group of students from University of Illinois’ MSFE program at an event hosted by the CBOE Options Institute.

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Spot Trading Participates in Intercollegiate Business Convention

Harvard Women in Business IBC 2013

Spot Trading participated in the 2013 Intercollegiate Business Convention presented by Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business

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Spot Begins 2013 Campus Recruiting Season


Spot Trading kicks-off the 2013-2014 campus recruiting season this week!

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Spot Trading is One of the “Companies Making Chicago’s Tech Scene Hum”


Sandra Guy of the Chicago Sun-Times writes about Spot as one of the companies hiring into Chicago’s competitive, technical marketplace.

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Carlos Saez Speaks at Intern Education Series


Carlos Saez, Spot’s CIO, participated as a speaker at The MarketsWiki World of Opportunity Summer Intern Education Series.

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Spot Welcomes the 2013 STP Class


Spot Trading welcomes the newest class of Spot Training Program (STP) trainees in Trading and Software Development.

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Spot Welcomes 13 Summer Interns for 2013


Spot Welcomes 13 Summer Interns

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Dan Penley Presents at Princeton Conference


Dan Penley presents on algorithmic market making at Princeton Quant Trading Conference.

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Spot Sponsors Trading Competition at University of Chicago


Spot Trading was a sponsor of the inaugural UChicago Midwest Trading Competition.

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Stephanie Wightman Speaks on Alumni Panel at UofM’s Society of Women Engineers


The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at the University of Michigan invited Spot’s Stephanie Wightman to participate in an Alumni Panel on February, 28th, 2013.

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Spot Trading Kicks Off Summer Internship Recruiting Season at Harvard University


Spot Trading kicks off summer internship recruiting season with our first trip to Harvard.

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Student Groups and Universities Visit Spot


Spot hosted various university and student groups this fall, providing students from all over the country with an opportunity to learn about proprietary trading from our internal experts.

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Choice of College Degree can Cost you Millions


According to this CNN Money article, college graduates who majored in engineering are likely to have higher-than-average earnings over the course of their careers, especially those who pursue careers in computers, business/finance, and management. This article provides an interesting examination of how significantly the choices a student makes during their college career can impact their future earnings.

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Campus Recruiting Continues for Spot at Stanford and Northwestern Universities


Campus recruiting continues as Spot Trading visits Stanford University’s Fall Career Fair and Northwestern University’s Fall Job and Internship Fair. Both events are held on Tuesday, October 2nd.

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Spot Trading Continues Campus Recruiting at UofI, Princeton and UofM


Spot Trading, a Chicago proprietary trading firm, continues campus recruiting over the next two weeks, traveling to the University of Illinois, Princeton, and the University of Michigan.

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Spot Kicks-Off Campus Recruiting Season at Harvard, UPenn and Carnegie Mellon


Spot Trading, a Chicago proprietary trading firm, is excited to be participating in multiple campus events this week as part of our STP recruiting.

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Spot Trading Presents to Purdue’s College of Computer and Information Technology

Spot Trading visits Purdue CIT program

Spot Trading will be visiting the Purdue campus on Wednesday, August 29th, where we will be presenting to students from the College of CIT and the AITP.

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Spot Welcomes the 2012 STP Class


Spot Trading welcomes the newest class of Spot Training Program (STP) trainees in Trading, Software Development, Information Technology, Quality Assurance and Equity Research.

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Spot Welcomes 13 New Summer Interns for 2012


Spot welcomes 13 interns to the firm this week for the 2012 Summer Internship Program.

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Spot Kicks Off 2012 Campus Recruiting

STP Program

Spot is excited to kick-off our campus recruiting for the 2012 STP Program. We will be visiting 20 campuses this year. We are looking for outstanding graduates for positions in multiple disciplines including Trading, Development, Information Technology and Equity Research.

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Spot Welcomes 15 New Summer Interns for 2011

Spot recently welcomed 15 interns to the firm as part of the 2011 Summer Internship Program.

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Become an STP

Learn more about the STP programs we offer.

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