Fall Futures Compliance Intern
Department: Futures Compliance
Location: Chicago, IL
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Job ID: 396
When you join NFA as a Fall Futures Compliance Intern, you will gain unique insight into the global derivatives industry and its regulatory framework, putting to work the critical thinking, data analysis and risk assessment skills you've developed in the classroom.
Bring your analytical and innovative mindsets. Bring your thirst for knowledge and learning. Bring a healthy skepticism and an eye for detail.
Beginning your first day, you'll gain exceptional experiences, personalized learning and invaluable coaching and mentoring. We strive to develop our talented interns into future NFA and industry leaders, and our internship program is designed with that goal in mind.
What you'll do:
You'll learn alongside a high-performing team of dedicated problem solvers and assist us in carrying out innovative investigative strategies that support our important regulatory mission. You'll learn about the complex derivatives markets from our experienced staff and gain hands-on experience working on projects with your team–typically evaluating documents, procedures and financial statements for possible compliance deficiencies or rule violations. We're committed to educating our interns and providing them with the skills necessary for success. Thanks to industry-specific training classes and our internal educational programs, an NFA internship will enable you to take away important industry knowledge and professional skills you can apply in your future career.
What we’re looking for:
Detail-oriented, driven individuals thrive in this collaborative, hands-on role. We value diverse perspectives and are looking for motivated applicants with a broad range of backgrounds and experiences. If you're eager to learn something new and meet the qualifications below, we encourage you to apply to join our team as a Compliance Intern.
- Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a business-oriented major and expects to graduate within one year of the internship
- Must be currently enrolled in junior or senior year of studies
- Working towards nine hours of accounting, including an intermediate accounting class
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Detail-oriented individual with excellent oral and written communication skills
- Motivated individual with a strong desire to learn and take on new challenges
- Ability to travel up to 10%
This position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire. Proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. NFA complies with federal, state and local laws with respect to providing accommodations for individuals who are unable to receive the vaccine due to a medical condition or religious belief.
MAKE OUR MISSION YOUR CAREER
NFA is purpose-driven. We safeguard the integrity of the derivatives markets, protect investors and ensure that our Members meet their regulatory obligations. We take pride in our work; maintain a conviction to do the right thing; empower each other; and support our community. Envision your career in a place where performing critical regulatory work within the financial industry is as significant as the diverse, passionate and talented individuals with whom you work.
Together, we will innovate regulation.
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