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Western Asset Management Summer Intern-Legal and Compliance in New York, New York

Summer Intern-Legal and Compliance


US-NY-New York

Legal & Compliance

Job Description

Your skills will shape our future
Come join our team for the summer! Our success depends on an entrepreneurial mindset, along with an awareness of the demands of a highly regulated business. At the same time, we depend on building strong relationships with other teams, and value a diplomatic approach to addressing legal issues and compliance. Each day is an opportunity for us to drive results and shape our future. We touch every aspect of fixed-income investment management from trading and settlement systems to client service and risk management.

Our ten-week internship program is designed to provide valuable career experience for students who wish to apply their education and skills in a global fixed-income-oriented work environment. This is an intensive program that mirrors the responsibilities of an entry-level position within the Firm. Participants get on-the-job training as well as technical and business-oriented education. As a summer intern at Western Asset, you will be performing real work that contributes significantly to the success of the organization.
What you will do
Review and analyze daily alert reporting.
Participate in the review/comments process for Mutual Fund Prospectus/SAI revisions.
Assist in the preparation of monthly client reports, as well as daily inter/intra departmental reporting.
Present topical subject matter on behalf of New York Compliance during weekly departmental meetings.
Provide general and administrative support for the group.Good organizational skills and the ability to multitask and prioritize under pressure are essential, as is attention to detail. Ready and eager to play your part in the wider legal function, you'll be a team player, keen to learn from others, drive your own development and share your experience. We'll give you the support you need to make a significant contribution, building on your business and technical know-how and developing your communication and interpersonal skills.

What you will bring
Undergraduate or graduate level students from a finance, business administration or a related major with a proven record of academic excellence and achievement.
Strong interest in working in an investment management or financial services environment.
About Western Asset
At Western Asset we're saying hello to the future. Committed to being the leading fixed-income investment management firm in the world, we're investing in new technologies, methodologies and markets. We're also investing in our people. Our business is guided by a belief in doing the right thing: that if we treat our clients and colleagues with fairness and respect, success will follow. We're building on our reputation and resources with an entrepreneurial approach that drives innovation. Every day is an opportunity for us to get better by making the most of the possibilities that our people and ideas can bring.

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) Western Asset Management is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, medical condition (including pregnancy and related conditions), physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, and/or any other characteristic protected by law.