Point72 Academy We’re training the next generation of Point72 investors. Watch the Video Immerse yourself in an investing career. Develop sophisticated research skills. Learn from experienced investment professionals. Our Academy offers undergrads and early-career professionals a path toward a successful career as a Point72 Analyst. Tell Us About Yourself I am a Curious Person Professional Early in My Career Student Graduating Winter 2020/Spring 2021 Student Graduating Winter 2021/Spring 2022 Student Graduating Winter 2022/Spring 2023 Student Graduating Winter 2023/Spring 2024 seeking opportunities in your Worldwide United States Hong Kong Singapore United Kingdom Japan offices. Point72 Academy Case Competition The Point72 Academy Case Competition is your chance to showcase your investing skills by presenting a stock pitch to Point72 with a team from your university. Point72 Academy Future of Finance Diversity Accelerator Series OPEN The Point72 Academy Future of Finance Diversity Accelerator Series encourages students from backgrounds historically under-represented in investing to consider a career in investing as they learn about the industry through a series of coaching sessions. Point72 Academy Virtual Summits The Point72 Academy Summits are one-day events held each Spring, where you will learn to think about investing as you never have before. Point72 Academy Virtual Intensive OPEN The Point72 Academy Virtual Intensive is a multi-week training program for students interested in exploring a career in investing. Point72 Academy Summer Internship OPEN The Point72 Academy Summer Internship is a 10-week program during which you will be trained by Academy staff, coached by investment professionals, and mentored by Academy graduates. This opportunity is the gateway to the full-time Point72 Academy Associate Program. Point72 Academy Japan Insight Days At our Point72 Insight Day, students in Japan get a preview of the Point72 Academy, where you will learn to think about investing as you never have before. Point72 Academy Associate Program OPEN Our flagship Academy Program will prepare you to be a Point72 Analyst. Over the course of 10 months, you’ll learn to create and refine financial models, prepare stock recommendations, and communicate your ideas effectively as you prepare to join Point72 in a permanent role. Point72 Academy Experienced Associate Program OPEN Looking to make the next move in your finance career? The Point72 Academy Experienced Associate Program is an eight-month, paid training program designed to introduce you to the buy-side and prepare you for a career as a Financial Analyst at Point72. Your Future Career Path Sign Up For Updates Frequently Asked Questions On Campus Events Frequently Asked Questions What do I need in order to apply, and how long will it take? + Applying takes less than five minutes You’ll need your transcript (or predicted class rank in for UK/EU students), resume, and applicable test scores (SAT, ACT, A-levels, IB, GCSEs, etc.) What happens after I submit my application? + You’ll receive a confirmation email, and we’ll review your application and respond within three weeks of the application deadline You may be invited for a first-round assessment that includes a cognitive reasoning evaluation and a practical case study For Academy Summer Internships and Academy Associate Programs, you may be invited to interview with a member of our Business Development team via video Then, you may be invited for a final round of interviews with representatives from different departments across our Firm What do you look for in a candidate? + There is no single type of excellent candidate; we look for individuals who we believe have the greatest chance to succeed at our Firm We’ve found successful candidates demonstrate intelligence, curiosity, creativity, ethics, and critical thinking You should be interested in learning about the markets, economics, and the principles of finance, but experience or a specific college major are not requirements We have investment professionals who have studied music, biochemistry, law, engineering, history, classics, environmental studies, neuroscience, and military science, among others We also look for a track record of dedication and excellence—academics, art, science, athletics, music—anything that shows you know how to put in the work to accomplish your goals What should I do to prepare for an interview? + Before the Interview: Review your resume and identify projects you are proud of or have learned from Prepare to make a good first impression: be on-time and dressed appropriately Get to know the opportunity and our Firm Prepare thoughtful questions Test your technology and plan for your video background During the Interview: Be prepared with examples of your work. We will ask you about specific projects you’ve completed during your academic career or in previous roles It’s OK to say “I don’t know” or “I’m not familiar” in the interview. Don’t overstate your expertise—if you knew everything, we’d have nothing to teach you Tell your story: We want to hear about your failures just as much as your successes to hear how you learn. We value authenticity Brevity, be concise If I’m selected for an Academy program, what should I do to prepare? + We recommend a few books from our reading list: Expectations Investing: Reading Stock Prices for Better Returns by Michael J. Mauboussin and Alfred Rappaport Stock Wizards: Interviews with America’s Top Stock Traders by Jack D. Schwager Reminisces of a Stock Operator by Edwin Lefèvre Investing in a “paper book”—Tiingo or Investopedia are great places to start We also recommend familiarizing yourself with industry-wide business publications and podcasts such as: Publications: Business Insider Morning Brew Finimize Robinhood Snacks TechCrunch Wall Street Journal MarketWatch Yahoo Finance Financial Times The Economist Barron’s Reuters Podcasts: Motley Fool Nightly Business Report Wall Street Breakfast Invest Like the Best Sound Investing Wake Up to Money Do I need to participate in every opportunity to be considered for subsequent opportunities? + No, each opportunity has different eligibility requirements and it’s not mandatory to participate in all of them However, we recruit the majority of our full-time Academy Associates from the Academy Summer Internship. Participating in the Academy Summer Internship is the main path into the Associate Program. Is this a paid opportunity? What about travel and accommodations? + Our Summer Internship, Academy Associate, and Academy Experienced Associate Program all pay competitively, and include a signing bonus or housing subsidy to offset any relocation you may need during the program Case Competition and Summit travel and accommodations are provided within reason If travel is part of your Academy Summer or Academy Associate program, travel and associated accommodation will be covered Point72 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Point72 is committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Point72 complies with applicable, local, state and federal laws on the subject of equal employment opportunity.