We’ve got you covered, starting from Day One.

Interns are an integral part of Team Belvedere and we want to ensure our comprehensive benefits package keeps you well covered over your 10-weeks in Chicago. Below is an overview of the host of benefits and perks we offer to our interns. 


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WELLNESS PROGRAM

We offer Be Well Belvedere, a voluntary incentive-driven wellness program, to our team members and interns to assist in leading stronger and more productive lives both personally and professionally. This program offers:

  • In-office yoga every week

  • Firm-wide competitions and activities

  • FREE Divvy bike memberships!

  • Complimentary access to full gym in building

  • Fit Desk under-desk bikes & elliptical equipment

  • Yoga ball chairs

CALL A DOCTOR PLUS

Interns are eligible for Call A Doctor Plus, a telehealth program powered by Teladoc that provides free access to board-certified physicians via phone, video call, or mobile app. Call A Doctor Plus also offers complementary:

  • Access to a professional counselor

  • Help with child and/or elder care

  • Access to an attorney or financial advisor

  • Access to work/life resources

  • Ability to add up to 5 additional users (friends, family, partner, roommate, etc.)

 

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INTERN EVENTS

Interns are encouraged to participate and attend a number of events organized over the course of the internship, including:

  • Intern Welcome Dinner & Social

  • Trading Floor Visits at CBOE & CBOT

  • Intern Olympics & Closing Ceremony

  • Career Exploration Day

SUMMER HOUSING ASSISTANCE

Belvedere will supply you with a guide to secure housing in Chicago over the summer, along with providing a living stipend that is paid out in your first paycheck.

EDUCATION PROGRAM

Belvedere Trading University (BTU) provides the essential tools and knowledge necessary for individual and team success at Belvedere Trading. Through a series of courses and online resources, employees are taught the basic concepts of the trading industry and the systems, technology, and processes we use to prioritize and organize projects as well as develop our world-class trading software. All Belvedere Trading interns will participate in a series of BTU courses customized based on their role. Courses are developed to be in line with intern projects and to support their learning and performance at BT.

Courses offered include but are not limited to:

  • Core Theory

  • TOA Basics

  • Mock Trading

  • Applications

  • One Tick 101

  • Dev 201

  • Unit Testing

  • Process

  • Systems

  • JHT Project

MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Our mentorship program is designed to enhance the personal and professional lives of our interns. Through both formal and informal check-ins, interns garner professional advice from mentors, discuss any challenges and brainstorm resolutions, and mentors help mentees facilitate connections and opportunities within Belvedere and the industry.

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SOCIAL EVENTS

Interns are invited to attended company-wide social events like:

Summer Outing - Last year we took a Boat Cruise on Lake Michigan during the Air & Water Show!

Beach Volleyball Tournament at North Avenue Beach

Intramural Sport Leagues including Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee, Softball, and more!

Summer Hackathon and after-party

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ADDITIONAL PERKS

Interns receive a plethora of additional benefits, including the internship functioning as an extended, 10 week job interview for possible opportunities after graduation. Other perks offered are:

  • Casual dress in office

  • In-house coffee, cold brew, tea, and soda machines

  • Seamless Lunch Program

  • Game Room including 60” flat screen TVs, pool table, ping pong table, arcade machine with over 125 games, 4 kegerators (If 21+!) and foosball table

  • Women’s Initiative Group

  • Intern & Employee Referral Program

    • For every hired intern or teammate you refer, Belvedere will reward you with a bonus!

  • Discretionary bonus after completion of internship program

Medical Coverage

Belvedere Trading offer the opportunity for interns to participate in the group medical insurance plan. If elected, Belvedere covers a portion of the monthly premiums, while the intern pays the remainder with pre-tax dollars.