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San Francisco Risk and Compliance Intern - 2025

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Banking & Finance
  • San Francisco
  • Quick Apply

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  • The ideal candidate for the San Francisco Risk and Compliance Intern position at Protiviti should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, advanced communication and critical thinking skills, familiarity with core business processes, an interest in banking and insurance industries, proficiency in Microsoft Office and data analytics tools, strong academic background, ability to work independently and in teams, analytical and creative mindset, excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, self-motivation and responsibility for personal growth, receptiveness to feedback and mentoring, interest in risk and compliance processes, and a drive to obtain professional certifications. Visa authorization to work in the US without sponsorship and being within one year of graduation are also required.
  • The candidate will engage in hands-on project experiences, receive training and guidance from leaders, develop key deliverables, review transactions, and provide process improvement recommendations in various segments of risk and compliance.


  • Degree: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Accounting, Data Analytics, Economics, Finance, Management, Applied Math, Mathematics, and Statistics)
  • Visa Status: All applicants applying for U.S. job openings need authorization to work in the United States for Protiviti without sponsorship now or in the future
  • Graduation Status: Must be within one year of final graduation at time of internship
  • Technical Skills Desired of an entry-level Risk and Compliance Consultant:
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including documentation of findings and recommendations
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills and innovation to client engagements across various industries
  • A foundation of core business processes
  • Interest related to banking, insurance, and asset management
  • Experience in tools such as Microsoft Office (particularly Project, Access, Excel and PowerPoint), Power BI, and Tableau
  • Strong academic background
  • Working in teams, as well as independently
  • Being creative and analytical
  • Passionate about evaluating, synthesizing, organizing, and interpreting data and information
  • Possessing excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development
  • Desiring to learn and a receptiveness to feedback and mentoring
  • Displaying an interest in risk and compliance processes and objectives
  • Drive towards obtaining professional certifications


  • With each project, you receive hands-on training in a nurturing environment and interact with leaders across our practice. Talent Managers will assign specific project experiences that support career growth, your skills, and the needs of the business. A network of advisors will help you navigate challenges and celebrate milestones. There are opportunities to join committees, participate in employee network groups, enjoy social, civic, and networking activities to aid in building meaningful relationships across the firm and in the community.
  • Risk and Compliance interns gain knowledge in core business processes relating to banking, insurance, and asset management. Consultants will work within internal control frameworks, risk frameworks and regulator, compliance methodologies. Throughout Risk & Compliance projects, interns will help develop key deliverables, including process flows, work programs, reports and control summaries. As a Risk and Compliance intern, you review transactions to provide process improvement recommendations. Risk and Compliance interns will work within a variety of segments including but not limited to financial crime and anti-money laundering, risk management, credit services, regulatory compliance and consumer protection, transformation and fraud analytics.

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Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and our independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit through our network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries. Named to the 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, Protiviti has served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000 and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500 companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.