Internship - Operations - Risk (Year - Round)
Milwaukee, WI US
Posted 17 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Internship - Operations - Risk (Year - Round)

Job Description

Are you looking to gain real world experience in a thriving, global financial services firm with an award winning culture? Consider an internship and start building your career at Baird.

About our intern program:
Our competitive intern program is a robust experience that offers interns exposure to the business world and a meaningful work experience. Interns are treated as valuable team members while learning from experienced professionals in a collaborative, fun, and dynamic environment. Baird's summer program activities include an Intern Welcome Event in our corporate office in Milwaukee, multiple Lunch & Learns, a Brewer's game at Miller Park, Baird Night at the Zoo, and many other informal events. Our interns have the opportunity to use a Baird Cares Day and be compensated to volunteer in the community. They are also eligible to apply for $8,000 in scholarships. Our informal mentor program gives interns an opportunity to network throughout Baird and learn about all the areas of the firm. To learn more, check out this

Baird's Operations Department ("Ops") is the best kept secret in the financial services industry and plays a critical role to the success and growth or the firm. We partner with the different business and functions within Baird with the goal of driving efficiencies and reducing risk to the firm.

Interns are treated as valuable team members and are challenged with meaningful work while learning from experienced professionals in a collaborative, fun, and dynamic environment. We look for highly motivated, detail oriented individuals who are proactive, eager to learn and ready to contribute.

Internship Location, Availability and Hours:
Located in our downtown Milwaukee office, interns must be flexible to work between 15-20 hours/week during the school year and 37.5 - 40 hours/week during the summer.

As an Operations Risk Intern, you will:

  • Create daily bank account and stock record reconciliations assisting in resolution of differences
  • Assist with month-end reconciliation collection and reporting
  • Compile information for month-end foreign cash revaluations
  • Assist with class action data gathering and notifications
  • Perform special projects which may include data gathering and analysis, process chart creation, documentation review, gap analysis, etc.

What makes this opportunity great:
  • Compelling careers working side-by-side with the best in the business
  • Fast paced environment that will enable you to grow as a professional
  • Team of associates passionate about achieving great results for clients and give back to the communities where we live and work
  • Unique culture that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives while emphasizing teamwork and a strong sense of partnership

What we look for:
  • Currently enrolled with an emphasis in Accounting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills - ability to communicate ideas effectively within a team environment.
  • Able to work full time schedule in the summer and 15-20 hours during the school season.

Who we are:
Baird is an employee owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has more than $167 billion in client assets and over 3,300 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients.

Baird has built an environment of trust, respect and teamwork, where associates are our greatest asset. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 4 on FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017, its fourteenth consecutive year on the list. To learn more about Baird's culture, click


Ops-Operations Risk

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WI - Milwaukee




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As soon as possible
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