Intern Model Risk Management - Summer 2022


Intern Model Risk Management - Summer 2022

Montreal, Canada Internship Risks


4 month internship starting in May 2022

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SGCIB) is the top investment bank in the European Economic Area and is present in more than 75 countries around the world.

Model Risk Management (MRM) team embedded within the Risk Management function in SG CIB is responsible for independent validation of models used in SG America regions (US, Canada and Latin America). The team consists of a diversity of talents led by the head of MRM who is active in both industry and academic forums. Training, entrepreneurial spirit, and professional development are encouraged in this growing, dynamic team. The team is based on New York and expands it to Montreal Canada.

We are looking for an enthusiastic intern to join our team in Montreal office for Research & Development division in Model Risk Management as a Quantitative Analyst in 2021.

Tasks and Responsibilities

This individual will have the opportunity to participate on many challenging projects. The work area will be primarily to provide quantitative analysis on cutting-edge research topics on many types of models or ad-hoc analysis to a specific issue. This individual will use statistical technique and/or data science (ML/AI) to tackle solutions for financial models. A variety of models are in the scope of the research projects, including but not limited to Credit risk, Market risk, Compliance, ESG Risk, etc. 

Profile required

Education and skills

- You are enrolled in a master's or Phd program in finance, economics, statistics, mathematics or other quantitative field;
- You have a strong knowledge of risk management (particularly credit risk) with an acumen for the financial environment;
- You have a strong background in statistics/econometrics and data science;
- You must have programming skills in at least one of the following languages: Python, R, SAS, Matlab;
- You have strong analytical and critical thinking skills;
- You have strong verbal and written communication skills;
- You are willing to be challenged and creative;
- You are a team player with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility;
- You are bilingual in English and French. 
- Experience in research projects is an asset.

Business insight

If you're so intrigued by challenges around digital, energy transition, diversity and inclusion and want to get involved in building the future, you're in the right place. We're looking for team players who are committed, able to contribute ideas and speak their mind.

  • Are you looking for a stable company with international opportunities?

- Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. A major player in the economy for more than 150 years, Société Générale employs more than 138,000 people in 62 countries and supports 29 million customers worldwide every day.

  • A diverse cultural mix thanks to an established French company in the Americas:

- Société Générale opened its first office in the United States in 1938 and in Canada in 1974 and now has approximately 2,500 professionals working in 8 U.S. cities, 3 cities in Canada and as well as in Latin America.

  • A pillar of the economy building the world of tomorrow:

- Societe Generale is not just a financial institution, it is a group that places innovation and positive, sustainable financial impact at the heart of its culture. The Societe Generale Group has made digital a key lever to transform the banking relationship. The 2019 edition of the eCAC40 Trophies ranks Societe Generale as the top bank that has best negotiated the digital shift!

  • An opportunity to express yourself and get involved:

- Our employee resource groups such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet are a testament to our employees' involvement in their community

In accordance with its commitment to provide a safe work environment for anyone accessing its facilities, as of November 15, 2021, under Societe Generale Canada's Covid-19 vaccination policy, only fully vaccinated employees will be allowed to come to the Montreal and Toronto offices.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000VMU
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/05/02
Publication date: 2021/11/23