Commodity Markets Analyst Intern (Summer 2023)

Job Details

Division: DJJ

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States 

Other Available Locations: N/A

About Us:

DJJ, a division of Nucor Corporation, is seeking applicants for our Commodity Markets Analyst Intern position. DJJ is a world leader in scrap metal recycling, trading, and transportation. We have relationships with scrap metal businesses around the world. Founded in 1885, we pride ourselves on our dedication to safety, and the principles of integrity and respect. We’re recognized as a good community citizen who is trustworthy, financially strong, and environmentally proactive. Our parent company Nucor Corporation is a Fortune 100 company, known for being North America’s leader in designing, manufacturing, and recycling steel and steel products with a history of long-term sustainability and stability. Fortune Magazine recently ranked Nucor No. 1 on their list of the World’s Most Admired Companies in our industry. The key to Nucor’s success is that we care about the safety and well-being of our teammates and customers, the health and protection of our environment, and the relationships we establish in the communities where we live and work. At the heart of every Nucor division are the dedicated people who make up our team. We are seeking a creative, motivated, and dedicated teammate to join our DJJ team. We offer you a challenging and rewarding work environment where you can contribute to the success of over 30,000 Nucor teammates.


The internship will last for 8-9 weeks.  Interns will work 40 hours a week, earn a competitive wage, and will be provided a $250 weekly net housing stipend.

Basic Job Functions:

DJJ is looking for an intern to join our Brokerage Division for the summer. Our Brokerage group is the largest of its kind in North America. We are a commodities trader, Brokering Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Scrap as well as Ferro Alloy Products both domestically and abroad. A DJJ Intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of Commodities Trading.


We value our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. You will gain exposure to the scrap and steel commodities markets,  the macro economic trends and data analyzed, and gain a better understanding of how to utilize analytical tools to forecast specific market scenarios. You will also learn how to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with department leaders and other professionals throughout the company.


  • Work with experienced analysts to better understand commodity markets and their interaction with macro-economic trends and data
  • Work on assigned projects that can include price or volume forecasting, or basic statistical analysis
  • Participate in group meetings tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student who is majoring in economics, statistics, or business analytics
  • Possess excellent analytical thinking skills and is proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel.
  • Working knowledge and use of Project R 


Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati