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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

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

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Federal Government

Start Date: Summer 2019

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks from May 20, 2019 - August 2, 2019

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Organization website: https://home.treasury.gov/

Brief Description of the organization:

The U.S. Department of the Treasury's mission is to maintain a strong economy and create economic and job opportunities by promoting the conditions that enable economic growth and stability at home and abroad, strengthen national security by combating threats and protecting the integrity of the financial system, and manage the U.S. Government’s finances and resources effectively.

The Department is responsible for a wide range of activities such as advising the President on economic and financial issues, encouraging sustainable economic growth, and fostering improved governance in financial institutions. The Department of the Treasury operates and maintains systems that are critical to the nation's financial infrastructure, such as the production of coin and currency, the disbursement of payments to the American public, revenue collection, and the borrowing of funds necessary to run the federal government. The Department works with other federal agencies, foreign governments, and international financial institutions to encourage global economic growth, raise standards of living, and to the extent possible, predict and prevent economic and financial crises.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

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 www.treasury.gov.

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.

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. See https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520096300 for details on Conditions of Employment and Qualifications.

How to apply:

To apply, please visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/520096300.

Your application includes your:

  1. Resume; (Uploaded version preferred)
  2. Responses to the online questions
  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.

This is an unpaid internship from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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