Giant Summer: our summer internship program for high-performing students.

About the program

Giant Summer is a deep immersion in financial markets with a focus on applied math, statistics and technology to the field of portfolio management.

Participants will crunch data and develop new investment strategies — from design to execution — assisted by veterans from the Giant Steps team.

What you will learn

The Giant Summer team will be involved in all steps of the management process: data engineering and data science, modeling, allocation and product development, back testing and electronic execution. It will also participate in workshops and lectures within the firm.

What we expect from you

Your job will be to help us solve the world’s most difficult puzzle: financial markets. Problem solving skills, high performance and strong team spirit are required.

You, after the program

Most Giant Summer participants will be invited to join our team full-time at the end of their undergraduate course. Participants also receive scholarships to represent Brazil in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMC), which takes place annually in Romania.

Requirements for eligibility

  • Enrolled in a renowned undergraduate program in math or exact sciences, have a high GPA and experience in research.
  • We will prioritize students who competed in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMC) with the Giant Team or recipients of awards from IMO, OBM and comparable competitions.

How to apply

Apply by filling out the form available in the link below. Your application will be reviewed and, if you are selected, we will contact you to schedule the next steps of the selection process.


How the selection process works

We conduct two selective processes throughout the year, but you can apply all year-round.

The first class begins in January and the selection process ends at the end of November.

The second class begins in July and the selection process closes at the end of May.

The duration of the program can vary between 3 and 6 months.