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Internship Opportunities: U.S. Treasury Departmental Offices - Fall 2018 Internships

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

These are unpaid internship opportunities from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship-unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Economic

Start and End Date: September 10, 2018 - December 7, 2018

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Part-time and full-time options available

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Varies depending on internship

Application Deadline: July 20, 2018

Organization website:

About the organization:

Departmental Offices is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to serve as non-paid student volunteers to assist in the performance of its mission. From September 10, 2018 - December 7, 2018, students will be exposed to the Federal work environment and will learn about the mission and the roles and responsibilities of the Department of the Treasury. We are located in the heart of Washington, D.C. with offices on 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue, next door to the White House, a few blocks from McPherson Square and Metro Center metro stations, and close to shops, museums, and restaurants.

Brief Description of Interns Key Qualifications:

Students must possess a desire to learn about government and public policy and be skillful to perform a variety of tasks relating to activities in the areas of finance; federal regulation; domestic and international economic issues; legal and policy guidance; congressional relations, IT/IS inclined as well as possess the following qualities:

  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to organize a variety of assignments simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.

Available Opportunities:

Departmental Offices is comprised of divisions headed by Assistant Secretaries and Under Secretaries who are primarily responsible for policy formulation and overall management of the Treasury Department. These offices include: 

  • Executive Offices of the Secretary of the Treasury
  • Domestic Finance
  • Economic Policy
  • General Counsel
  • International Affairs
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Management/Chief Financial Officer
  • Public Affairs
  • Tax Policy
  • Terrorism and Financial Intelligence
  • Treasurer

Students are required to select up to three program offices from the list above. For more information and detail descriptions, visit Treasury's website

Additional Information:

To be eligible for this internship ALL of the following requirements MUST BE MET at the time of submission:

1. Be a U.S. Citizen (Proper Documentation Required)

2. Be at least 16 years of age

3. Actively enrolled as a degree-seeking student at an accredited educational institution not less than half-time

4. Be in good academic standing (At least a 2.0 GPA)

5. Provide current transcript (unofficial is acceptable) Your application must show all requirements, including education and/or experience required for this position are met. You will be found "INELIGIBLE" if you do not possess the minimum requirements described above required for the position. If your application is incomplete, you will be deemed ineligible.

How to apply: 

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application includes your:
1. Resume; (Uploaded version preferred)
2. Responses to the online questions; and
3. Current Transcripts. (Unofficial is acceptable)
4. Writing Sample. (Optional - May be requested during interview phase)
Students must submit all required documentation during the application process to be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process. 
To preview questions please click here.

To apply, visit:

To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.

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