Brokerage Risk & Governance Summer Intern

Category: Product Management
Location: Jersey City, NJ
Job ID: 10883
Posted Date: September 13, 2018

More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.


Our Summer Associate Program offers a unique experience for current University Students. We provide a three day enterprise wide in-depth orientation program with your peers to learn about E*TRADE’s business and infrastructure. We welcome summer associates who are passionate about disrupting the industry and seek to be at the forefront of the digital revolution.

E*TRADE’s Risk Management program includes the framework and processes to identify, manage, and mitigate risks related to the achievement of E*TRADE’s objectives. Responsibility for risk management resides at the business or operating level; therefore, the Brokerage Risk & Governance team serves as the first line of defense to help manage risk identified through activities such as: Annual Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), Compliance, Audit, Third Party Oversight, Model Validation, and Business Continuity.

Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) is the process of identifying, recording and assessing potential risks and related controls. This position will support Management of the Brokerage Risk & Governance team to ensure the businesses’ RCSA deliverables are effective and compliant with Operational Risk Management’s framework within the prescribed timeframes.


  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Sandy, UT


  • RCSA deliverables: Heat Maps, Risks and Controls, Process Maps, and Control Testing
  • Archer management, the repository for issues identified by the business and other internal governance teams
  • Assist in drafting language for Management Self-Identified Issues (MSIs) and their corresponding Action Plans; track through completion
  • Supporting the business with the creation, maintenance, and updates to Policies & Procedures
  • Audit and Compliance Inspection preparation; facilitating delivery of requested information during periodic audits; and remediation of cited issues
  • Maintenance of the businesses’ Business Continuity Plans and facilitation of annual testing
  • Presentation preparation for monthly risk meetings


  • Currently pursuing a BS or BA degree. Preferred degrees include Business, Marketing, or related field.
  • Graduation date spring 2021
  • GPA: 3.0 or above
  • Authorization to work permanently in the US

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate should be eager to learn about Brokerage products and processes (i.e. Margin Lending and Cash Management, Investing, Trading etc.) and the risks, regulations, and controls associated with them.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills. Visio skills are a bonus
  • Strong organization skills
  • Detail oriented

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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