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Northpool BV

CompanyLogo

Exhibition | Speeddate | Workshop

Number of employees

41

Locations

Leiden

Countries

Nederland

Company profile

Northpool is a commodity trading company with a strong focus on energy products. Northpool’s core business is trading European power and gas combined with expertise and knowledge of a broader range of energy products such as oil, coal and emissions as all energy related products.

Student profile

WE ASK:

• Outstanding analytical and mathematical skills
• Logical reason & problem-solving attitude
• Some work in the evenings or weekends
• An analytical or quantitative degree at MSc level
• Clear and fluent English
• Good social & communication skills
• Maximum three years of work experience

WE LIKE:

• Knowledge of energy markets and/or sustainable energy
• Affinity for meteorology
• An ability to learn fast
• Excellent programming skills
• Creative, proactive thinking
• Proven experience in data analysis
• Interest in trading

Relevant studies

  • Physics and Astronomy
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Sciences
  • Mathematics

Study levels

  • WO

Student backgrounds

  • Dutch
  • International

Speeddate

For exact details please take a look at the speeddate program.

Vacancies

INTERNSHIP

GRASP THE OPPORTUNITY

You’ve probably never heard of the power markets. You likely didn’t know that energy is traded on an exchange. No matter. If you’re interested, and you have what it takes, we’ll give you everything you need for a challenging, joyful and educational internship.

Once you start your internship you’ll be taught the basic understandings of the energy markets. You’ll be trained and supervised by the traders and analysts who are daily involved in trying to beat the markets.

After this first education and you have gained some knowledge about the energy markets and the impact of energy transition we are facing you’ll be assigned in a research project which will be directly linked to the markets and our trading activities.

Want to give your career a head start? When you excel during your internship, you are ready to start your career at Northpool.

The challenges? As countries switch from coal, oil and gas to wind, water and sunlight to power their grids, the markets change. Competition gets fiercer, volatility increases and opportunities get bigger. And what about wind, water and solar energy? No one can precisely forecast how much there will actually be.

WE ASK:
Outstanding analytical and mathematical skills
Logical reason & problem-solving attitude
Approaching graduation at MSc level
Clear and fluent English
Good social & communication skills

WE LIKE:
Knowledge of energy markets and/or sustainable energy
Affinity for meteorology
An ability to learn fast
Excellent programming skills
Creative, proactive thinking
Interest in trading

WE OFFER:
A career opportunity - we hire to retain
A non-hierarchical workplace
Highly motivated teammates
Support and investment in you
A fair internship compensation
An office that’s fun to work in

INTERESTED?
Do you like to see the trading in real practice or directly want to apply for an internship? Please submit your resume, motivation and grade list to careers@northpool.nl or contact us at +31(0)88 2400 300. We will respond to your application as soon as possible.

Physics and Astronomy Chemistry Computer Sciences Life Sciences Mathematics

ANALYST

GRASP THE OPPORTUNITY

You’ve probably never heard of the power markets. You likely didn’t know that energy is traded on an exchange. No matter. If you’re interested, and you have what it takes, we’ll give you everything you need to fully understand the energy markets.

You’ll be trained by the experienced analysts as well as you’ll sit side-by-side with a seasoned trader, to understand what really drives the market. You will learn the fundamentals of the market. You’ll get insights into our models and our trading strategies. You directly see the challenges and opportunities in the market, the puzzles that need to be solved to optimize the trading.

Once you’ve acquired the fundamental knowledge, we’ll put you to work on several projects. Optimizing the current models and creating and innovating new models and trading strategies to stay ahead of the market. Your project results will have a direct impact on the trading activities as will your analytical skills be directly put to the test once you assist the traders on the trading floor when they are trying to beat the markets.

Interested in trading? A career as a trader can be the next step in your career at Northpool.
The challenges? As countries switch from coal, oil and gas to wind, water and sunlight to power their grids, the markets change. Competition gets fiercer, volatility increases and opportunities get bigger. And what about wind, water and solar energy? No one can precisely forecast how much there will actually be.

WE ASK:
Otstanding analytical and mathematical skills
Logical reason & problem-solving attitude
Some work in the evenings or weekends
An analytical or quantitative degree at MSc level
Clear and fluent English
Good social & communication skills
Maximum three years of work experience

WE LIKE:
Knowledge of energy markets and/or
sustainable energy
Affinity for meteorology
An ability to learn fast
Excellent programming skills
Creative, proactive thinking
Proven experience in data analysis
Interest in trading

WE OFFER:
Competitive compensation
Annual performance-based bonuses
A non-hierarchical workplace
Highly motivated teammates
A possible career in trading
Support and investment in you
An office that’s fun to work in

INTERESTED?
Do you like to see the trading in real practice or directly want to apply for this job? Please submit your resume, motivation and grade list to careers@northpool.nl or contact us at +31(0)88 2400 300. We will respond to your application as soon as possible.

Physics and Astronomy Chemistry Computer Sciences Life Sciences Mathematics

TRADER

GRASP THE OPPORTUNITY

You’ve probably never heard of the power markets. You likely didn’t know that energy is traded on an exchange. No matter. If you’re interested, and you have what it takes, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about making the market your playground.

If we recognize the traits of a trader in you, we’ll start you as a Trading Assistant. You’ll sit side-by-side with a seasoned trader, who will turn your natural talents into distinct skills. Learn what factors drive the market, and how to use those factors to make the biggest impact. Love working with models? Great. Because we’ll expect you to work with the team to optimize our trading models and strategies.

Once you’ve mastered the fundamentals of power trading, we’ll put you to work on the Western European market. Every day will be a challenge. You’ll push yourself to the absolute limit. Your goal? Outperform this competitive market and beat the system.

The challenges? As countries switch from coal, oil and gas to wind, water and sunlight to power their grids, the markets change. Competition gets fiercer, volatility increases and opportunities get bigger. And what about wind, water and solar energy? No one can precisely forecast how much there will actually be. So we’ll teach you how to read the signs, make predictions, and use your analytical skills to take calculated risks that come with tangible rewards.

WE ASK:
Outstanding analytical and mathematical skills
Logical reason & decisive action under pressure
Some work in the evenings or weekends
An analytical or quantitative degree at MSc level
Clear and fluent English
Good social & communication skills
Maximum three years of work experience

WE LIKE:
Interest in trading
Knowledge of energy markets and/or sustainable energy
A problem-solving attitude
An ability to learn fast
Creative, proactive thinking
Experience with programming languages
Affinity for meteorology

WE OFFER:
Competitive compensation
Annual performance-based bonuses
A non-hierarchical workplace
Highly motivated teammates
A fast-track to more responsibility
Support and investment in you
An office that’s fun to work in

INTERESTED?
Do you like to see the trading in real practice or directly want to apply for this job? Please submit your resume, motivation and grade list to careers@northpool.nl or contact us at +31(0)88 2400 300. We will respond to your application as soon as possible.

Physics and Astronomy Chemistry Computer Sciences Life Sciences Mathematics