Intern - Risk Analyst
Western Asset Management - New York, NY

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A ten week internship program designed to provide valuable career experience for students who wish to apply their quantitative education and skills in a fixed-income-oriented work environment. This is an intensive program that mirrors the responsibilities of a full time position within the Firm. Participants get on-the-job training as well as technical and business-oriented education. The intern will work in the Risk Management department of the firm.


Report to the Manager or Head of Analytics/Risk Management and perform extensive analysis including:
  • Benchmark research and analysis,
  • Data integrity and modeling,
  • Portfolio reporting and analysis
  • Quantitative analysis on a security and portfolio level
  • Risk management for portfolios relative to benchmarks and evaluating both security and portfolio changes
  • Interface with/support several of the firm’s major proprietary and vendor related systems/applications
  • Work with cross-functional department teams to provide solutions to issues
  • Other duties to be assigned
  • Candidates should be in the process of completing a Master’s degree in finance, accounting, business administration or a related major.
  • Candidates should be exploring the career opportunities available to them within the financial services field, with a desire to learn about and participate in a Fixed Income environment.


Students with a proven record of academic excellence and achievement.

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