Summer OTC Derivatives Compliance Intern

Department: OTC Derivatives Compliance

Location: Chicago, IL

Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Job ID:  418

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
NFA's culture supports all our employees to perform at the highest level, no matter the circumstances, and values an inclusive culture where all staff can thrive. Read more.

 

When you join NFA as a Summer 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, 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 an undergraduate or graduate degree in a business-oriented major required
  • Working towards nine hours of accounting, including an intermediate accounting class
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred
  • Works effectively in a team environment
  • Aligns with NFA's values of approachability, trustworthiness, courtesy, high-integrity and embraces diversity
  • Shows strong leadership skills, thinks strategically, demonstrates accountability, teaches and fosters learning

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. In accordance with applicable law, NFA will assess on a case-by-case basis whether a reasonable accommodation can be provided to individuals who demonstrate that the vaccine cannot be administered due to medical or religious reasons.


 

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.

 


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