Traineeship Quant

Vereiste taal



Investing pension money using innovative algorithms. Applying quantitative skills to balance risk, return and sustainability. Tackling big data issues. Do these topics get you excited and make you want to dive right in? Then the APG Quant Traineeship is something for you!
As a quant trainee, your opportunities within APG Asset Management are very broad. Asset Management is one of APG’s business units, focusing on the management of our clients’ investment portfolios. You will work with highly skilled quantitative teams of APG Asset Management. These teams operate in a variety of disciplines, such as portfolio management, risk management, trading, and asset-liability management. In each of these areas, econometric models and methods from machine learning are applied to advance APG as a long term responsible investor.
The traineeship involves three rotations of 8 months in different teams, in which you work on an assignment where the outcome can have a big impact. The first rotation is arranged for you and you can determine the remaining two for yourself based on your own interests. The majority of your time will be spent working on your assignment. Additionally, you will also focus on your personal development as this is one of the corner stones of the APG traineeships. Besides this, you will also work as a junior team member.
Our clients’ pension funds are central to our thoughts and actions. We deploy our experience, expertise and innovation to invest the pension contributions in a responsible and cost-effective manner. Contributing to a sustainable world is an integral part of the investment process. Therefore, our investment process contributes to good and affordable pensions for our clients’ members by achieving stable, long term returns on responsible risks. We have offices in four locations: Amsterdam, Heerlen, Hong Kong, and New York.
All in all, the APG Quant Traineeship offers a great start to a quantitative career that is unique in the Netherlands!


  • Master’s degree in Econometrics, Quantitative Finance, Data Science, Mathematics or an equivalent study, with outstanding study results;
  • A maximum of two years’ work experience;
  • Affinity for investing;
  • Broad-ranging extra-curricular development (e.g. committee or board membership, volunteer work);
  • Fluency in English;
  • Advanced coding experience in e.g. Matlab, R or Python;
  • Analytical, ambitious, eager to learn and result-oriented.


APG is a pension administrator managing the pensions of 4.5 million people on behalf of a number of pension funds. Our activities cover one in five families in the Netherlands. Ever since 2008, APG has been a Top Employer.
We will offer you a two-year contract with a € 3111 gross monthly salary (based on a 40-hour work week, excluding holiday pay and end-of-year bonus). Moreover, APG offers a great pension scheme, ample training and development opportunities, sports facilities, and Young APG. Want to find out more about APG as an employer? Read more here.
Want to hit the ground running on you career in Asset Management and contribute to our social role? Ready for a strong dose of innovation, digitization and modern forms of cooperation? Apply before or on 26 April. Send us your resume, motivation letter, and university transcripts, and make sure to answer questions like: Who are you? What makes you special? Why does this traineeship appeal to you? Convince us and apply!

Wie zijn wij?

For more information about this position, please contact Wim van Empel, Senior Corporate Recruiter via
If you are the person we are looking for, click here, complete the form and upload your CV, cover letter and your Grade Point Average.