Gavin Orok

Quantitative Finance
Cohort 2022
University of Waterloo

Program of study

Quantitative Finance


University of Waterloo

Academic degree


Academic background

I earned my Bachelor of Math with Dean's Honours from the University of Waterloo. I have a year's worth of math research experience in pure and financial math. I also have a good computing background, having earned a Computing Option with my degree and having experience in Python, R and C.

About me

I am a first-year Master's of Quantitative Finance student at the University of Waterloo. I am interested in studying improvements to machine learning methods using Quasi-Monte Carlo methods for estimations. Also, I want to explore communicating the essential ideas of my results to a general audience using art. In my free time I like playing video games, playing guitar, and drawing.

Internships Details

Currently looking for an internship

Prefered Starting Date: 31/05/2022

Prefered Theme: I'm interested in pursuing an internship in financial research at a bank or fintech organization.

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