FINRA FINRA Legal Graduate Summer 2018 Extern (unpaid) - Enforcem in Chicago, Illinois
This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/5594631 We Work to Protect Investors. Join Our Team.2018Summer Extern ProgramThe Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is seeking a well-qualified individual for our Graduate Legal Externship opening in Chicago, IL. This position is UNPAID and students must receive school credit to be eligible to participate. The selected student will work part-time, approximately 20 hoursa week, during the school term. The Externship Program runs concurrent to the school?s term. To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter through our career site at www.finra.org/careers. No phone calls, please.nn
nThe Externship Program for the Department ofEnforcementis designed for students who have an interest in securities law and regulation. The Extern will assist attorneys and investigative staff to investigate and initiate enforcement actions against FINRA regulated firms and associated individuals (typically, stockbrokers). Externs perform a variety of tasks including legal research and writing, document review, as well as assisting staff to prepare for investigative testimony and hearings. Opportunities to observe on-the-record interviews and settlement negotiations are made available to Externs.nn
Essential Job Functions:
+ Assist investigators and supervisors in the development of investigations and preliminary reviews including gathering, inputting and presentation of data, evidence and testimony; assist senior leaders with departmental investigative and administrative matters, as well as special projects.
+ Use FINRA and other available systems to collect trading and other data to be used in preliminary reviews and investigations. This will include use of CRD, Market Regulation systems, Bloomberg, Lexis/Nexis and the Internet among others.
+ Assist Enforcement staff with other aspects of the investigative process including participating in investigative interviews related to preliminary or formal investigative matters; input information into spreadsheets and databases and assist in the manipulation of the data and maintenance of the databases; assist with document and evidence analysis; and assist in the preparation of exhibits to investigative memos.
+ Draft memos summarizing analyses performed and information gathered.
+ Maintain investigative and other files; and perform necessary photocopying and other administrative duties, as needed.
+ Attend appropriate department training classes.
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