Job Overview


Would you like to help serve fellow Americans while being exposed to the work of a Federal Career, including experience with solid work assignments that will help you grow professionally through training and mentorship? If your answer is YES, the Pathways Program is for you! This new program offers students the opportunity to be exposed to Federal Government work through exciting internship opportunities.


The Bureau of the Fiscal Service promotes the financial integrity and operational efficiency of the U.S. government through exceptional accounting, borrowing, collections, payments, and shared services. The Student Trainee (Financial Systems Analyst) in the Office of Financing is responsible for the execution of the auction process, financial and technical analysis, conducting special projects and working with automated systems in the office. The work includes a wide range of analytical activities related to the Bureau's auction operations, buyback operations, commercial book-entry securities program and automated auction programs.

Key Information:

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  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
  • Selectees may be considered for non-competitive conversion to a career-conditional appointment following the completion of educational requirements. In order to be converted, selectees must have completed both educational and work requirements (640 hours prior to graduation, unless you meet one of the exceptions specified here).
  • Duties

    The following are the duties at the GS-09 level.  If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
    * Coordinates with Treasury's Office of Debt Management and Office of Fiscal Projections, prepares official auction offering announcements with the terms and conditions of sale or buyback of marketable Treasury securities for release to the electronic financial press, dealer, institutional, retail, and sovereign investors.
    * Participates in the development, management, and maintenance of the systems that conduct the auction and comprise the commercial book-entry system.
    * Reviews all bids for compliance with auction rules.  Investigates auction violations to identify facts and determine disciplinary action. Contacts investors and explains violations, asks for corrective action, and educates on auction rules. 
    * Works with the Federal Reserve System to issue recently auctioned Treasury securities to investors through the electronic commercial book-entry system.
    * Prepares technical reports on the Treasury auction process and current procedures, which require detailed analysis related to operational improvements.