Forward Risk is seeking talented students and recent graduates to conduct investigative due diligence research for a wide range of corporate and financial clients. This position requires a highly-motivated researcher with a strong analytical ability. Interns will undergo a rigorous training program which will prepare them to take responsibility for the entirety of the investigative research process. They will be trained to conduct a wide range of media, legal and regulatory analysis and convert their findings into an easily accessible deliverable. As Forward Risk is an emerging player in the industry, Interns will need to be highly adaptive and able to take on an array of projects and responsibilities.

Interns who are pursuing an undergraduate degree will receive $19 an hour in compensation. Interns pursuing a graduate degree will be paid $20 an hour. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to careers (at) or apply via Handshake.


  • Strong English-language writing skills
  • Intellectual curiosity combined with research skills
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to quickly and effectively summarize information from multiple sources and communicate ideas
  • Capacity to adapt to new situations and accept/apply feedback
  • Ability to manage and prioritize several projects and assignments simultaneously
  • Ability to work out of our Georgetown or Dupont office

Forward Risk is a proud equal opportunity employer. People are at the heart of our company, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where all of our team members can be themselves.

We don’t tolerate harassment or other discrimination based upon race, religion, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, caregiver status, pregnancy, military or veteran status, disability status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.