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|Risk Management InternWashington, DC United States|
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Posted: Feb 04, 2011
|This opportunity is no longer available.|
U.S. Securities and Exchange
Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Volunteer Student Intern Opportunities
Background: The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.
It is the responsibility of the Commission to:
The agency's functional responsibilities are organized into the Office of the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and five Divisions and 16 Offices, each of which is headquartered in Washington, DC. The Commission's approximately 3,500 staff is located in Washington and in 11 Regional Offices throughout the country.
The Chief Operating Officer oversees the operations of the SEC’s Office of Information Technology (OIT), the finance and accounting functions of the SEC’s Office of Financial Management (OFM), including financial reporting internal controls, and the SEC’s Office of FOIA, Privacy and Records Management.
The COO’s Office is excited to offer three unpaid training opportunities to graduate students in the Washington, D.C. area. These opportunities provide work experience related to students’ academic programs and allows them to explore career options as well as develop personal and professional skills. As a student volunteer in the COO’s Office, you will be exposed to the Federal, SEC and COO’s work environment.
Risk Management Intern
Role Description: The Risk Management Intern will provide support in the implementation of the Operational Risk Management (ORM) program at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Operational Risk Management program includes in its purview all risks affecting the Commission operations, including, risks to financial statements, compliance with laws and regulations, and other project related risks.
The intern will assist the Senior Risk Management Associate and will be instrumental in aggregating and analyzing operational risk data into a structured format for management review. He/she will contribute to writing risk management policies, procedures and standards for an effective operational risk management program at the SEC.
Responsibilities include, working with contractors on existing risk assessment effort and SEC management team in monitoring operational effectiveness of existing risk and controls. The Risk Management Intern will provide support to the ORM Project leadership team and assist with workshops and authoring deliverables, such as key risk indicators, performance indicators best practices and standards and special studies related to operational risk management.
Desired Capabilities/Core Skills:
Mandatory: BS/BA in business, economics, finance, information system, or actuarial sciences or related field
Preferred: MBA, CPA, PMP
For additional information, please email inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.