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Crypto Analyst Intern



United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024
About the Company
Founded in 2018 by professors of Yale University and Columbia University, CertiK is a pioneer in blockchain security, utilizing best-in-class AI technology to secure and monitor blockchain protocols and smart contracts. CertiK’s mission is to secure the cyber world. Starting with blockchain, CertiK applies cutting-edge innovations from academia into enterprise, enabling mission-critical applications to be built with security and correctness. CertiK is one of the fastest growing and most trusted companies in blockchain security and has become a true market leader. Our clients include leading projects such as Aave, Polygon, Binance Smart Chain, Yearn, and Chiliz. Our investors include top VCs like Tiger Global, Coatue Management, Shunwei Capital and Hillhouse Capital as well as industry leaders like Coinbase Ventures and Binance.
About the Role
As an Analyst you will be responsible for researching and identifying promising projects and trends within the Web3 / crypto industry. You will be driving the core content required for social media and other promotional channels targeted towards a crypto-native audience.
About You
You’re a self-starter. You believe in tackling the most important problems, even if they are the most difficult problems. You’re comfortable with the unknown and understand that #startuplife means that you’re going to be wearing multiple hats. And that’s what motivates you. You’re accountable and obsessed with improvement, both in yourself and in others. You’re up to the challenge of building a world-class company that aims to be the infrastructure for more secure software for all.


  • Research and identify promising new crypto projects for collaboration
  • Produce high quality Web3 content and insights for social channels (X / Twitter)
  • Participate in community showcases to condense detailed research findings into easily digestible content on a consistent basis
  • Perform due diligence on crypto projects to identify risk profiles
  • Perform data analyst tasks to onboard new projects to CertiK’s Skynet
  • Continuously research and learn about new trends and projects within emerging areas (e.g. DeFi, Memes, NFTs, Gaming)


  • Minimum of Bachelors degree in related field.
  • Passionate about crypto - we are looking for people who enjoy learning about new crypto projects and have a pulse on the industry
  • Understanding of Web3 social media (X / Twitter especially)
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly analytical and detail-oriented
  • Ability to dive deep into data to identify investing trends and opportunities
  • Self-motivated with the ability to consistently produce results under limited supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment and shift gears based on team needs
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and independently prioritize initiatives
Target annual salary for this role performed in the US is $60,000 - $90,000. The exact compensation at which this job is filled will be determined by the skills and experience of qualified candidates.
CertiK accepts applications for this position on an ongoing basis.
CertiK is proud to offer medical, vision, and dental insurance, 401(k) plan with company matching, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, HSA (with high deductible plan), FSA, and other benefits to all full-time employees, along with flexible paid time off and holidays. CertiK also offers a variable commission program for business development sales roles.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
CertiK is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law.
CertiK will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.
All CertiK employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.