Job Overview


This position is located in the Communications and Public Affairs Department of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC).

More than one selection may be made from this announcement.  Relocation assistance is not available.

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation has a distinguished and important mission in protecting America's pensions. At PBGC, you will use your education to help us protect the retirement income of nearly 44 million hardworking Americans. Our work is challenging, compelling, and important. Whatever your background or expertise, you will find working at PBGC rewarding because the work you perform will have a daily impact on the lives of relatives, friends and neighbors.  It will be like no other career choice you have explored.

We are counting on bright, talented and dedicated individuals like you to achieve our goals. You will be both challenged and supported, so whether you are just starting out or looking for new opportunities, consider PBGC and start making a difference today!. If you are interested in a challenging internship experience with great benefits, training, and strong growth potential, we strongly encourage you to apply for the Student Trainee (Public Affairs) Internship position today!


As a Student Trainee (Public Affairs) you will: 

Perform a variety of tasks assigned to provide experience and exposure in the practical application of public affairs principles and news writing for various types of media.  Assist with developing online content to be posted to the intranet for PBGC staff.  Research articles, studies, reports, trends, and policy changes for internal and external audiences.  Assist with assigned public affairs and communication strategies for social media and internet to convey conventional information about PBGC to interested parties in a manner that is easily understood, factually accurate, and consistent with the Corporation’s interests.