Baird | Wealth Management, Capital Markets, Private Equity, Investment Banking Offered by Baird
Are you looking to gain real world experience in a thriving, global financial services firm with an award winning culture? Consider an internship and start building your career at Baird.

About our intern program:
Our competitive intern program is a robust experience that offers interns exposure to the business world and a meaningful work experience. Interns are treated as valuable team members while learning from experienced professionals in a collaborative, fun, and dynamic environment. Baird’s summer program activities include an Intern Welcome Event in our corporate office in Milwaukee, multiple Lunch & Learns, a Brewer’s game at Miller Park, Baird Night at the Zoo, and many other informal events. Our interns have the opportunity to use a Baird Cares Day and be compensated to volunteer in the community. They are also eligible to apply for scholarships. Our informal mentor program gives interns an opportunity to network throughout Baird and learn about all the areas of the firm. To learn more, check out this video.

Our Compliance team ensures the laws, regulations, and ethical standards of the securities industry are adhered to in Baird businesses. We have an exciting internship opportunity to join our Anti-Money Laundering Compliance team.


Interns are treated as valuable team members and are challenged with meaningful work while learning from experienced professionals in a collaborative, fun, and dynamic environment. We look for highly motivated, detail oriented individuals who are proactive, eager to learn and ready to contribute.

Internship Location, Availability and Hours:
Located in our downtown Milwaukee office, the intern must be able to work part-time during the school semester, ranging between 15-20 hours per week and full-time during the summer, 37.5-40 hours per week. We are currently seeking a student who is able to start as soon as possible.

As a Compliance Intern, responsibilities may include:
  • Assist with the administrative functions including answering phones and responding to basic client questions
  • Perform basic analysis on department, firm, and industry data and maintain compliance business continuity
  • Conduct preliminary investigation on potential watch list matches using tools such as Google, database, and court records
  • Gather information regarding client activity that may be suspicious and escalate to team for analysis
  • Assist with coordinating institutional branch review process
  • Assist with reviews of various business units
  • Create and maintain various Excel spreadsheets and presentation training materials using PowerPoint
  • Copy, scan, fax, and file various materials as needed
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned
What makes this opportunity great:
  • Gain understanding of various regulations and real-world application of policy and procedure to adhere to the compliance environment
  • Work within a unique culture that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives while emphasizing teamwork and a strong sense of partnership
  • Ability to gain hands-on experience while completing your college degree with a highly ranked organization
What we look for:
  • Attendance at a local Milwaukee university with a graduation date of December 2020 or later
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in business, criminal justice, law studies, finance or business with a preferred GPA of 3.0+
  • Prior office experience
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Some financial market knowledge is preferred

More about Baird:

Baird is an employee owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with more than 100 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has over $208 billion in client assets and more than 3,600 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients.

Baird has built an environment of trust, respect and teamwork, where associates are our greatest asset. As stated in our Associate Promise, we are passionate about how we achieve great outcomes together for our clients, communities and each other. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 16 on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For®, our sixteenth consecutive year on the list. To learn more about Baird’s culture, click here.

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