Phoenix - AZ, PHX4701A, 4701 E Francisco Dr, 85044-5365
Amy Elizabeth Munson
We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.
As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.
Work with a company that has been challenging the conventions of the financial services industry for over 40 years through an internship with Charles Schwab. Schwab’s mission is to help our clients create a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities. It is summed up in our tagline – Own your tomorrow – and it permeates everything we do.
Schwab Intern Academy is our centrally managed summer internship program that recruits juniors and rising seniors within a year of graduation. As an affirmative action employer, Schwab takes affirmative action to employ qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans in our intern program. As a culture that values Diversity and Inclusion, Schwab encourages the application of Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans.
The design of the program invites interns to engage directly in Schwab’s culture of service, while challenging them with a blend of learning programs, team-building activities, networking opportunities, and enriching work projects. Features of our 2018 program include:
- Business Track Project: Work with a Schwab organization that provides a meaningful and valuable experience to translate classroom learning into real business projects.
- Intern Cohort Project: Partner with other interns to brainstorm, discuss learning experiences, and present solutions.
- Learning Activities: Participate in facilitated classroom training, team discussions and events, individual assessments and activities, senior leader meetings, and on-the-job training.
- Feedback Loop: Receive regular feedback from your manager, participate in career-related discussions, and provide your own feedback.
- Strengths Application: Learn about yourself and how to apply your unique strengths, abilities, and goals to the work you do as part of Schwab’s ‘strengths-based’ culture.
- Networking: Gain support by interacting with professionals across Schwab, including senior leaders, peers, and Schwab Intern Academy Alumni.
We look for students with:
- Optimism and curiosity, who are inspired by a keen sense of purpose, awareness, and knowledge
- Adaptability and flexibility, who enjoy working through cross-functional partnerships and collaboration to achieve a common purpose
- An innovative and questioning mindset, who constantly look for better ways to do things, have a passion for service, and aim to exceed client expectations
Because interns are considered a primary pipeline for full-time opportunities, every intern candidate must be eligible for full-time employment upon graduation and must also meet the following requirements:
- Enrolled in a current undergraduate program tracking to a bachelor’s degree
- Plan to graduate between December 2018 and May/June 2019
- Can work full time and on-site at Schwab during the 9-week program (June 11 to August 10)
- Have specific skills as needed by the hosting Business Track
Schwab is recognized as an industry leader, and our welcoming culture will embrace your individuality and partner you with other like-minded and solution-focused students. We will invest in your summer experience by providing you direction and leadership for a robust and well-rounded internship, as well as helping you focus on a potential future career with Schwab.
Please Note: The 2018 Schwab Intern Academy features multiple job opportunities. We encourage you to apply for all positions for which you are qualified and interested. Regardless of which opportunity you pursue, we will provide you with a consistent and unique experience – one you won’t soon forget!
Corporate Operational Risk Intern
What you’ll do:
Reporting to a leader within the Corporate Operational Risk department of Charles Schwab, the successful candidate will be assist in aspects of the operational risk framework that relate to most parts of the Operational Risk process. This includes working with the Capital Control Oversight Office and Volcker Program Office to assist in oversight activities. They will support activities performed by the Operational Risk Research team in the monitoring of industry activity and performing studies on large losses and/or firm projects. The successful candidate will play a role in the data quality process and in report production of Operational Risk related data.
These are only a summary only of duties and responsibilities may be changed from time to time.
To learn more about the culture at Schwab, click here to meet our people.
What you have:
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications
- Introductory knowledge of the financial industry and brokerage products/services
- Introductory knowledge of GAAP
- Introductory knowledge of departmental areas that represent the organization of a financial company
- Introductory knowledge or concepts of risk management
- Research skills – the ability to conceptualize, prioritize and organize topics to aid in the gathering of information
- Decision skills – the ability to identify and consider options for the execution of assigned tasks
- Data mining skills – the ability to use various Microsoft products to collect and organize data in support of analytical tasks
- Analysis skills – the ability to use various Microsoft products to perform basic analysis projects with direction, including flowcharting
- Problem solving skills – the ability to brainstorm and identify options necessary to overcome basic project/task barriers
- Task management skills – the ability to break assignments in to meaningful sub-tasks
- Communication skills – strong oral and written skills
- Time management skills – the ability to juggle concurrent assignments and bring them to completion within agreed upon deadlines
- Eager to learn
- Task/execution focused
- Able to work well independently as well as in a team setting
What you’ll learn:
- How do look at a process end-to-end and assess that process for risk
- Understanding the needs of a risk reporting function and how to mature that function
- How data is sourced and transformed from information to knowledge
- Furthering your knowledge and understandings of concepts related to risk management
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. All applications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status (disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans), or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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||AZ - Phoenix, CO - Lone Tree
Activation Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Expiration Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017