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The D. E. Shaw Group Information Session

Date:September 11, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm EDT
Location:Faculty House, Presidential Room 1 & Reception
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Center For Career Education by sending email to careereducation@columbia.edu .

Headquartered in New York City, the D. E. Shaw group is a global investment and technology development firm with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia.  Since its organization in 1988 by a former Columbia University computer science professor, David E. Shaw, the firm has earned an international reputation for successful investing based on financial innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and depth of our staff.  Our investment activities are based on both mathematical models and our staff’s expertise, and our multi-disciplinary approach combines insights from quantitative fields, software development, sector expertise, and finance.  

We offer the benefits of being one of the world’s largest, most established alternative investment managers, with a world-class technology infrastructure, deep research capabilities, and programs that facilitate the ongoing growth and internal mobility of staff.  We have a long history of looking for candidates who aren’t conventional “financial types,” and our culture doesn't fit the typical corporate mold.  We offer generous compensation, reasonable hours, and the chance to work with exceptionally talented colleagues in an unusually casual environment.

Target Audience: open to all students
Suggested Attire: casual

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