FactSet creates data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world. FactSet has the growth opportunity of a start-up with the stability of a well-established company. For almost 40 years, through market changes and technological progress, we’ve maintained our focus on providing exceptional client service. FactSet’s world-class service is built on our employees’ ability to engage our clients through proactive consultation on FactSet’s sophisticated product offerings.
FactSet is an inclusive community unified by the spirit of going above and beyond. Our ethos is to embrace diversity, and that our best ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time. We continuously look ahead to advance the future and technology of our industry, by rolling up our sleeves to solve tough problems together, and by learning from our successes, as well as our failures.
The FactSet MESH program brings together different ideas, backgrounds and people with a common interest in the Financial Technology (Fintech) industry. We are looking for talented, hard-working and out-of-the-box thinkers who are interested in learning more about what it is like to be a Software Engineer in the Fintech industry. The FactSet Mesh program provides first or second year college students that have an interest in computer science with a hands on experience working with Software Engineering teams while participating in professional development and networking opportunities.
The paid externship is set to run from May 16, 2022 – May 27, 2022 in either our Norwalk, CT or New York, NY office. The application deadline is January 31, 2022.
During this 2-week externship, you will:
- Attend trainings on a variety of technologies
- Participate in professional development workshops focused on effective communication, presentation skills, resume writing, networking and mock interviewing
- Build your networking skills by connecting with FactSetters across various teams
- Enhance you collaboration skills by competing in a coding challenge with fellow externs and FactSet Engineers
- Network with diverse FactSet professionals and members of our Black, Latinx, Pride, and Women’s Employee Resource Groups
- Meet members of FactSet’s Executive Team to learn about their different leadership journeys
- Learn about FactSet’s industry, core products, who our clients are, and various teams within our Engineering organization
Upon successful completion of the program, externs graduating in May of 2024 will be eligible to receive an offer for our 12-week Software Engineering Internship program held in the summer of 2023. Externs graduating in May of 2025 will be eligible to participate in the Mesh program again in the summer of 2023 as a Peer Leader.
- Currently pursuing a BS in Computer Science (or equivalent)
- Undergraduates graduating between May 2024 – May 2025 who identify as Black, Hispanic/Latinx, and/or Native American
- Experience and/or interested in learning Full Stack Web Development, C++, C# or other OOP language
- Excited about problem solving
- Ability to work independently while also being a great team-player
- Positive, can-do attitude
At FactSet, we celebrate diversity of thought, experience, and perspective. We are committed to disrupting bias and a transparent hiring process. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. FactSet participates in E-Verify.
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.