Citadel Overview

  • Chicago, IL
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1990
  • Company - Private
  • Investment Banking & Asset Management
  • $50 to $100 million (USD)

Citadel is a leading investor in the world’s financial markets. For over a quarter of a century, we have sought to deliver market-leading investment returns to clients including corporate pensions, endowments, foundations, public institutions, and sovereign wealth funds. Our ...

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January 25, 2021
Wellbeing and productivity are key to fostering breakthrough ideas. In our new speaker series, neuroscientist and clinical psychologist, Dr. Heather Berlin highlighted the essential role that sleep plays in learning, decision making and problem solving.
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January 21, 2021
In our recent CONNECT//Conversations series, puzzle creator David Kwong led us through interactive puzzles designed to unlock creativity by looking at familiar things in new ways. #CONNECTatCitadel
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"Unique culture, amazing institution"

Jun 14, 2021 - Portfolio Manager in New York, NY


If you can generate alpha in the risk model, it's a great place to work


Not everyone can generate returns in the risk framework
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Diversity & Inclusion at Citadel

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For nearly three decades, we have thrived by empowering extraordinary individuals, upholding meritocracy and constantly learning. We believe a diverse team accelerates innovation, strengthens our competitive advantage and keeps us at the forefront of finance. We are committed to

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Citadel Awards & Accolades

  • Institutional Hedge Fund Manager of the YearInstitutional Investor Hedge Fund Industry Awards2020
  • Hedge Fund of the YearGlobal Capital Global Derivatives Awards2019
  • Buy-Side Risk Manager of the YearRisk Awards2019
  • Best Workplaces for Recent GradsGreat Place to Work® and Fortune2016
  • Best Workplaces in Financial ServicesGreat Place to Work® and Fortune2015

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What is paid time off like at Citadel?

...Bad/no benefits, no paid time off, no consistency...

January 18, 2021

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