Quant Analyst Aberdeen Standard

Yifan Shen

What course did you do with Amplify Trading?

I did the 2-month summer internship programme in 2016.

Why did you choose Amplify Trading?

Amplify Trading provides high quality training and direct supervision from experienced senior traders.

What part of the course did you find most interesting?

Psychology of trading, how to overcome pitfalls in trading. Senior trader’s reviews of daily/monthly trading performance. Impact of news on the market (discrepancy between people’s expectation).

What are you doing now?

I am working as a graduate analyst at Aberdeen Standard Investment’s quant equity department.

How has Amplify Trading helped with you career development and applications?

Amplify Trading is my first formal finance related internship experience, it helped me to get much more summer internship interviews in 2016, and finally lead to my internship at Aberdeen Standard Investment.
Amplify Trading is definitely a great choice to get a first experience in the finance industry.


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