Fall OTC Derivatives Compliance Intern

Department: OTC Derivatives Compliance

Location: Chicago, IL

Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Job ID:  394

LIFE AT NFA
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.

 

When you join NFA as a Fall OTC Derivatives Compliance Intern, you will gain unique insight into the global derivatives industry and its regulatory framework, utilizing your critical thinking, data analysis and risk assessment skills every day. 

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 and throughout your career, you'll gain exceptional experiences, career-long and personalized learning and invaluable coaching and mentoring. We believe in nurturing talent to develop future NFA and industry leaders.

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:

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in business, finance or accounting
  • An overall minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Working toward 9 hours of accounting, including an intermediate accounting class
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

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.


 

WHY CHOOSE NFA?

We understand how important culture is to an organization, and we pursue a culture of excellence where every NFA employee, regardless of circumstances, can succeed. Our workforce respects and celebrates each employee's diversity, unique values and abilities, all of which mold our creative approach to regulation. Most importantly, we believe that our diverse, inclusive workforce makes NFA a friendly, supportive and enjoyable place to work.

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.

 


Learn about the NFA internship experience.

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