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LPL Financial
in San Diego, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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LPL Financial
in San Diego, CA, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Summer Intern, Data Governance Intern

(IIS - Market Intelligence, Data & Analytic Solutions)

The Market Intelligence, Data & Analytic Solutions (MIDAS) business unit is an entrepreneurial, high-performing group focused on building out LPLs insights, data and analytic capabilities. The department is comprised of four main groups: Data Science, Applied Analytics, Business & Client Insights/Intelligence, and Data Strategy & Governance. Key focus areas include strengthening the use of our data and insights as a strategic asset, ensuring strong data quality/governance, and integrating analytics-based solutions into our firms DNA and the products our clients utilize every day.

This intern position will be integrated into the MIDAS team and be a key member assisting the Data Strategy and Governance component as well as our Technology teams in monitoring data quality and improving real-world data governance policies. In addition, interns will assist in other assignments throughout the internship period.

What You'll Do

Our competitive 10- week paid graduate internship is an unparalleled opportunity to develop as a leader while sharpening your skills. The aim of our internship program is to provide students a valuable workplace experience to enhance their educational and professional goals. The projects that you drive during the summer will be tailored to your interests and will strategically affect change at our company. You will also have the chance to develop a deeper understanding of our culture and core values though career workshops, senior executive interactions, and community involvement opportunities.

We're looking for goal-oriented people who thrive in a fast-paced team environment and are eager to apply their problem solving skills to real business challenges. We empower employees to transform their skills, interests and connections into meaningful, collaborative solutions that work for the good of all of our stakeholders our colleagues, customers and communities.

Position Overview


  • Work collaboratively with individuals across lines of business, functional areas, and different levels of an organization
  • Support the Market Intelligence, Data and Analytics Solutions team with data governance work from enterprise tool sets, to data hygiene dashboards, to the improvement of data processes.
  • Work with relational databases and basic SQL operations
  • Work with experienced data strategist and technology partners to monitor and improve various real world processes.
  • Leverage enterprise data governance tool sets.

Other Duties/Skill Requirements

  • College student who will have completed their sophomore or junior year in 2020


San Diego


Internship Standard Length

Monday through Friday 8-4:30

Average Hours Per Week


Skills & Qualifications

  • College student who will have completed their sophomore or junior year in 2020.
  • The candidate should be currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Science, Computer Engineering, Business Analytics, or similar
  • 3.0 Minimum Overall GPA Required
  • Proficient in MS Office product suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), including an ability to visually convey information & insights through graphs, charts, and other means, required
  • Exposure to relational databases, e.g., SQL Server, Oracle, required
  • Exposure to Tableau or similar visualization tool, preferred
  • Understanding of relational databases structures, preferred
  • Problem solving skills that enable efficient identification of issues, development of hypotheses, & execution of robust quantitative analyses
  • Collaborative team player

About LPL Financial:

LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nations largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 4,200 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2019, based on total revenue.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees.

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning lifes aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

Information on Interviews:

LPL will only communicate with a job applicant directly from an email address and will never conduct an interview online or in a chatroom forum. During an interview, LPL will not request any form of payment from the applicant, or information regarding an applicants bank or credit card. Should you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact LPLs Human Resources Solutions Center at (800) 877-7210.

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As the nations leading independent broker-dealer*, we offer an

integrated platform of proprietary technology, brokerage, and

investment advisor services to more than 14,000 financial

advisors and approximately 700 financial institutions, enabling

them to help their clients turn life's aspirations into financial

realities. We also support more than 4,000 other financial

advisors with customized clearing solutions, advisory

platforms, and technology.

Weve told you what we do for our customers, but what can we

do for you? 

Well provide you with a work environment that encourages your

creativity and growth, a leadership team thats supportive and

responsive, and the opportunity to create a career that has no

limits, only amazing potential.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2017,

based on total revenue.