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Hedge Fund Risk Managers

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To become a risk manager, you’ll need approximately 10 years of experience in lower-level risk management positions or in other hedge fund careers. Risk associates must have a year or two of experience (a combination of an internship, co-op, or part-time job) in a risk management position at an alternative investment firm or a corporation.

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