Intern- Compliance Analyst, Compliance Risk Management

Salt Lake City, Utah
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 02, 2025

Intern - Compliance Analyst, Compliance Risk Management

2024 Paid Summer Internship

May thru mid-August

This internship is not eligible for relocation assistance. Local candidates preferred. 

Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation's premier financial services companies operating as a collection of great banks under local brands and management teams in high-growth western markets. Zions is regularly recognized by American Banker as one of the "Best Banks to Work For" and as having a top banking team in its list of "The Most Powerful Women in Banking." Our customers consistently vote us as the best bank in our local markets., We value our employees, and we are committed to search out, recognize and create fulfilling opportunities for outstanding people within our organization, rewarding them for their contributions to our success. We recognize that banking is a "local" business, and that to be successful, we must have very strong ties to the communities we serve and strong relationships with our customers.


At Zions, the possibilities are endless. You bring the talent; we bring the opportunity. 

Zions Bancorporation is currently seeking a Compliance Analyst Intern to support the Operations Compliance Team and report to the Operations Compliance Sr. Manager. The intern will be responsible for assisting in control validation and testing, as well as be a part of the customer restitution and core banking transformation processes.



  • Assist in the design and execution of control validation and testing submitted by the First Line of Defense.
  • Provide support for other key areas of the Operations Compliance program and conduct validations for customer restitution events.
  • Assist in the development of a risk identification and measurement program including metrics and reporting for a core platform migration.
  • Assist in the optimization of regulatory oversight tools.
  • Assist to maintain data quality controls and ensure that appropriate data structures are in place.


  • Candidate must be currently enrolled and pursuing one of the following degrees: Business Management (Bachelors or Masters), Political Science (Bachelors or Masters), and Law (Masters), or other related fields.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications, primarily Excel, Access, SharePoint, Word, and other database analysis and reporting tools.
  • Advanced interpersonal, problem solving, analytical and modeling skills.
  • Candidate must have good organizational skills and pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to think critically and logically when using a risk-based approach.


  • Basic knowledge of financial services principles, theories and concepts, as well as understand the processes related to internal controls including audit and monitoring reviews. 
  • Basic understanding of banking regulations and governing bodies helpful.
  • Knowledge of risk methodology and risk control assessment techniques and concepts.


Zions Bancorporation's Internship and Banker Development Program positions are not eligible for employment visa sponsorship (e.g., H-1B visa). This includes, for example, situations where a candidate may have temporary work authorization while enrolled in school or upon graduation (e.g., CPT, OPT) but would need H-1B visa sponsorship within a few years of employment in order to maintain employment eligibility.

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