Risk and Compliance Summer Internship (London) with M&G 

Company: M&G plc

Role: Risk and Compliance Summer Internship

Location: London

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At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities. To help us achieve our vision we’re looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple. 


We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role. 


What does our Risk & Compliance department do?   


Our Risk & Compliance function proactively supports the business in effectively identifying and managing risk, formulating and implementing a risk appetite and limit framework, and navigating and meeting its regulatory obligations. We challenge the business to own its risks, drive improvement of the control environment, always observe the highest standards of conduct and deliver good outcomes for our customers.   


What you can expect from our Internship Programme   


The programme consists of an 8-week immersive dive into the world of M&G, starting on 24 June 2024. We are focused on developing you professionally, as well as building your technical skills, through real, value-add work and learning sessions hosted by our experienced professionals.    


Your induction will give you a grounding of who M&G are, and what we do, before you move into your dedicated team for the rest of your time with us. Being based in the same team for the duration of the programme means you will be able to add real value to your teams, gain an in-depth of knowledge of your business area and build lasting relationships with your colleagues. You will get exposure to other areas through learner sessions and networking opportunities during the summer. Building your network is an important part of an internship, so each intern will be allocated a buddy from our graduate cohort, and you will also have the opportunity to attend networking and social events during your time here.    


Our internship programme is a pipeline to our Graduate programme, so at the end of your internship, you will have the opportunity to apply for one of our graduate positions commencing in 2025.  


What will you be doing?  


You will be working on your own projects, getting involved in team meetings, and encouraged to present your own views and ideas during your time here. Interns at M&G make valuable contributions to the teams they work in and will be involved in a variety of tasks:   


  • Assessing the different types of risks that the business can be exposed to and the controls we use to manage these.     
  • Understanding the frameworks, policies and standards that support M&G to conduct its affairs to meet our regulatory requirements.    
  • Getting involved in supporting business developments and projects from a Risk & Compliance perspective, and ensuring they are providing good outcomes for our customers.     


Our application process: 


We will work with you during the recruitment process to align your strengths and preferences with our teams to find you the most suitable placement. To do this, we follow a four-stage process:   


  1. Submit your CV Application   
  2. Complete our Online Assessments  
  3. Complete a Video Interview  
  4. Attend one of our Assessment Centres (virtual, and in-person available)  


Before the Assessment Centre Day, you will attend a candidate briefing session where we will cover what to expect on the day, and tips for success. On the day itself you will be able to speak to some of our Graduates to find out their experiences of M&G and how they found the transition to corporate life.  


Who are we looking for?  

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic, eager to learn, and have a genuine interest in starting their career in Risk and Compliance. We don’t require specific degrees or grades because we know each background and experience brings its own skills and individual perspective to M&G. This programme will teach you the technical and professional skills you need to be successful in your career, as long as you are committed to investing the time in your own development.      


Minimum Requirements: 


  • Expected graduation date of 2025 (Penultimate year student, or final year student with plans to study a Masters degree)   
  • Available to start the programme on 24 June 2024.   
  • Right to Work in the UK – we are unable to provide sponsorship for our internship programmes.  


Interested? Apply now, or meet us at one of our career events. 

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks. 

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