Risk Management Internship

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Job Title: Risk Management Intern
Job Number: 2013-01105
Salary: $14.85 – $18.20 Hourly
Location: Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Ave., Seattle, Washington
Job Type: College Intern
Shift: Day
Department: Seattle City Light

Position Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

Seattle City Light’s Risk Oversight Division is seeking for an intern to join the team. The Risk Oversight Division is responsible for the management of risks related to the Utility’s wholesale trading activities involving counterparty credit risk, risk control, deal  confirmations, reporting, risk analytics, and enterprise-wide risk management.

Education Benefit for the Student: The intern will gain knowledge and learn valuable skills in the complex area of power trading and risk management. In addition, this individual will gain exposure to Credit Risk, Deal Review & Confirmations, Risk Reports, Settlements, and Enterprise Risk Management.

Job Responsibilities:

*  Evaluation of counterparties, financial statements analysis, investment ratings research, and relevant qualitative attributes
*  Weekly development and reporting of various risk measurement and oversight reports
*  Pre-deal reviews to determine the authority and appropriateness of the deal, including credit worthiness of the counterparty, and ensuring transaction integrity
*  Settlements and daily checkout process with respect to wholesale transaction
*  Utility-wide enterprise risk management data collection, evaluation, and reporting


Education: Applicants must be enrolled full time in a four year undergraduate college degree, at junior or senior level or graduate level majoring in economics, finance, statistics or business.

Students must be enrolled full time and maintain a 2.0 GPA or 3.0 GPA for graduate students, throughout the internship.

Experience: Basic analytical skills utilizing spreadsheets, and creating reports and presentations.

Additional Information:

Desired Qualifications: Microsoft Office Suite that includes Excel, Word, PowerPoint; Visual Basic for Applications (VBA); intermediate statistical analysis, mathematics; and an interest in the field of energy.

Hours: The intern will work 20 hours/week during the school year and up to 40 hours/week in summer. Hours will be scheduled between 8:00am – 5:00pm M-F. Hours can be flexible to accommodate intern’s class schedule.

Start/end dates: The internship will begin in January 2014 and end in December 2014.

Salary: Salary will depend on the academic class standing. Undergraduate students receive $14.85 per hour and graduate receive $18.20 per hour.

How to apply: In addition to your complete online application, please attach:

*  Your unofficial transcript – including current coursework, next term registration and cumulative GPA
*  Resume

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