Legg Mason

  • Risk Internship, Spring 2019

    Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
    Req. #
    Corporate Risk
    Position Type
  • Position Overview

    Legg Mason is seeking a tech savvy Intern to join our Corporate Risk department for the Spring, 2019 semester. As a Risk Intern, you will play a key role in the migration of data sources to Amazon Cloud as well as assisting with risk assessments across portfolios. This is a great opportunity to gain exposure to Legg Mason's businesses, gain a deeper understanding of the financial industry, and contribute while working on special projects.


    This Internship will be based out of Legg Mason's Baltimore, MD office in Harbor East.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that all data sources are migrated into the new centralized environment
    • Design and conduct test cases to validate data integrity and data quality
    • Build aggregation schemes to assess various risk information
    • Prepare and communicate results with risk team
    • Establish adequate written policies and procedures for oversight activities as needed
    • Participate in monthly risk reviews with senior risk analysis
    • Other duties as assigned


    • Pursuing a degree in Business Analytics, Information Systems, Financial Engineering, Economics, Mathematics or related field
    • Experience with complex Excel formulas, database queries, and large data sets
    • Experience with Tableau, Amazon cloud technology, Alteryx, Oracle, Bloomberg is a plus
    • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team setting
    • Strong time management, ability to meet deadlines

    Company Overview

    Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, and passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.


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