Market Regulation Intern

Department: Market Regulation

Location: Chicago, IL

Travel Requirements: N/A

Job ID:  290

NFA is committed to creating an exceptional work environment. Learn from staff how NFA fosters a culture of diversity, ongoing learning and development, and work-life balance.


Description: NFA's Market Regulation Intern will have the opportunity to collaborate with and learn from NFA staff, while supporting the department's functions of monitoring NFA Member's trade practice and market surveillance services.


  • Contribute to special projects within the department.
  • Review Members' daily trading activity.
  • Research asset class leads regarding trade activity and market-related events, and document findings.
  • Communicate inquiry requests, explanations of trading activity and findings with Exchange staff and firm personnel.
  • Create and maintain system data relationships.
  • Tabulate information for summary reports.


  • College degree in business, economics or finance; or enrolled in college within one year of graduation
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Familiarity with database query analysis
  • Familiarity with the utilization of spreadsheet macros and pivot tables
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Must be professional and reliable
  • Ability to work 12 to 20 hours per week on consistent schedule

NFA is the industrywide, self-regulatory organization for the U.S. derivatives industry. NFA strives every day to safeguard the integrity of the derivatives markets, protect investors and ensure Members meet their regulatory responsibilities.


NFA offers a generous and flexible benefits package that allows employees to balance work and life.

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