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2024 Summer Internship - Operational Risk

A Career with Point72’s Operational Risk Team 

The Operational Risk Group at Point72 is responsible for identification, monitoring, and reporting of operational risk across the Firm. We also manage business continuity, third-party risks, and commercial lines of insurance (excl. employee benefits). 

About the Operational Risk Internship 

If you are interested in pursuing a career in a firm’s risk management program, the 10-week Operational Risk internship at Point72 provides individuals an opportunity to gain exposure and knowledge to: 

  • Work closely with a small and collaborative team to gain a foundational understanding of Operational Risk within a global company 
  • Coordinate, develop meeting materials, and execute deliverables for Operational Resilience, Business Resilience, and Insurance initiatives while working in conjunction with business units 
  • Operational Resilience
    • Collaborate with business representatives to document ownership, controls, and Key Risk Indicators for critical risks
    • Document operational risk events and participate in root cause analysis and remediation with business stakeholders
  • Business Resilience
    • Support Firm-wide crisis management including coordination with business units
    • Interface with key stakeholders around training and routine testing
    • Review playbooks to ensure they are accurate and current
  • Insurance
    • Assist with evaluation and administration of pre and post insurance renewal documentation
    • Support management of insurance claim logging, reporting, and closure
    • Process ad-hoc insurance related inquiries and execute on deliverables

Summer Internship Program at Point72 

In addition to the learning and development you’ll receive in your day-to-day role with your team, as a part of our summer internship program you will: 

  • Work alongside your fellow interns and be mentored by experienced professionals 
  • Meet your peers through designated intern programming, volunteer opportunities, and social events 
  • Attend sessions with senior leaders discussing their expertise and career paths 
  • Get hands-on access to best-in-class tools and resources 
  • Gain exposure to groups and functions with unique responsibilities and perspectives on our industry 
  • Develop technical, writing, and presentation skills 

What’s required 

  • Strong technical and analytical skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment 
  • Possess a strong attention to detail 
  • Strong analytical, writing, verbal communication, and technical skills 
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of the team 
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards 

About Point72 
Point72 is a global firm led by Steven Cohen that invests in multiple asset classes and strategies worldwide. Resting on more than a quarter-century of investing experience, we seek to be the industry’s premier asset manager through delivering superior risk-adjusted returns, adhering to the highest ethical standards, and offering the greatest opportunities to the industry’s brightest talent. We’re inventing the future of finance by revolutionizing how we develop our people and how we use data to shape our thinking. For more information, visit