London R3 Internships Internship

Market Development and Strategy Intern (Digital Currencies)

The Market Development and Strategy (MiDAS) team sits under R3 Strategy Division, and is helmed by R3’s Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer. The MiDAS team is responsible for developing and executing strategic initiatives across multiple divisions and multiple geographies, across R3’s key focus areas of Digital Currencies, Digital Assets, and Interoperability. 
As part of the MiDAS Digital Currencies team at R3, you will get the chance to work on strategic cross-functional projects. You will work closely with the Senior Manager of Digital Currencies in shaping the approach to complex problems, testing hypotheses through rigorous research, and be ultimately jointly responsible over the success of implementation and execution of key initiatives.

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Working closely alongside the Senior Manager of Digital Currencies, support the planning and execution of 1-2 key strategic initiatives for the company
  • Conducting deep-dive primary and secondary research to gather data and validate hypotheses, analyzing and translating data into meaningful insights
  • Project management of specific sub-workstreams, coordinating across a cross-functional team of internal stakeholders to drive specific agendas and outcomes
  • Developing and co-leading executive-level presentations for key internal and external stakeholders
  • Developing thought leadership collateral around our specified initiative/topic
  • Supporting other ad-hoc workstreams related to this initiative


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills: Able to communicate effectively with senior internal and external stakeholders across multiple regions
  • Analytical: Able to break down abstract and complex problems, conduct analyses through desktop research and expert interviews, and synthesize insights  
  • Structured: Excellent organizational skills, structured problem solving approach, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Able to think and execute at a fast pace while maintaining high quality of work
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn
  • Intellectual curiosity and deep interest in financial innovations including blockchain and digital assets & currencies
  • Eagerness to engage with other employees across the company
  • Strong proficiency in Powerpoint and Excel

Education & Experience:

  • Penultimate/ Final Year student pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies
  • Pursuing a degree in one of the following areas: Business, Engineering, or other relevant fields of study
  • Prior experience in a corporate strategy, PMO, project management, or operations role in a large tech firm/startups/consulting a plus

Please note the start date for this position is Monday, 19th June (subject to change) and our internship program lasts for 12 weeks; at present we can only consider applicants that commit to these time frames.

We cannot provide sponsorship for this position so in order to be considered, candidates will need to have the right to work in the UK.

About us

R3 is a leading provider of enterprise technology and services for the development of multi-party solutions that enable direct, digital collaboration in regulated industries where trust is critical.

Our values

Customers first

Customer success is paramount. We build strong relationships and strive to create the best possible experience. Learn why so many of our customers view R3 as a trusted, long-term partner.


We bring together all parts of our ecosystem and give our customers the tools and environment to work together to change their industries.


We have the agility of a small company but the confidence and ambition of the industry-defining trailblazer we aspire to become. As a thought leader, R3 subject matter experts produce compelling analysis and insight into emerging technology.


We demand excellence and take pride in our products and services. We believe the our platform, Corda, will transform the way the world does business.

Our benefits

We offer comprehensive and competitive benefits packages to ensure the wellbeing of all our employees and their loved ones. For a regional breakdown of our company benefits and perks, click here.

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