Meet the 2016 Summer Interns

Interns 2

Joe, Williams College
Question: I decided to intern at Gelber this summer because…
Answer: I thought trading was an exciting and interesting field. Gelber came extremely highly recommended by all who I talked to.

Question: My favorite part of the internship was…
Answer: the flow of the program and the guidance provided. We first learned an abundance of skills and then were able to implement and refine them in the markets. All the while we were guided by experienced and extremely helpful mentors.

Question: What is your main takeaway from the internship?
Answer: that trading is a dynamic field and Gelber Group is an incredible place to enter it. I learned about markets, risk taking and management, and myself.

Question: What type of student would excel in this environment?
Answer: Any student who is motivated, eager to learn, and able to take risks. I think the students who will have the most success here are those who are genuinely curious, not afraid of failure, but driven to succeed.

Wick, MIT
Question: My favorite part of the internship was…
Answer: Discussing trade ideas with fellow interns and full time employees

Question: What is your main takeaway from the internship?
Answer: Once you know you’re right, you’re wrong.

Question: What type of student would excel in this environment?
Answer: One who is constantly asking questions and can accept when they are wrong quickly

Kyle, University of Notre Dame
Question: What was your favorite part of the internship program?
Answer: That although we were interns, we were treated in a way that made us feel like employees. This helped drive my urge to learn more.

Question: My main takeaway from the internship was…
Answer: Discipline is a skill that can never be completely mastered, only improved on.

Question: What type of student would excel in this environment?
Answer: A student who is looking to swallow their pride and is willing to learn more than apply their previous knowledge- thinking they are 100% right. It takes intelligence, but also flexibility to want to learn more.