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Job Title:2014 Spring Student Honors Program

Agency:Securities and Exchange Commission

Job Announcement Number:14-SHP-SPRING-ER

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$0.00 to $0.00 / Without Compensation

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, September 09, 2013 to Friday, October 25, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

SK-0099-00

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Internships

DUTY LOCATIONS:

Many vacancies in the following location(s):
Boston Metro Area, MA United States
Philadelphia, PA United StatesView Map
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
Chicago, IL United StatesView Map
Atlanta, GA United StatesView Map
More Locations  (6)

WHO MAY APPLY:

Eligibility for Current Students Only

JOB SUMMARY:

The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

The 2014 Spring Student Honors Program application deadline has been extended until Friday, October 25, 2013

 

The SEC’s Student Honors Program is a semester program for college students, graduate students and law students to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities market. Honors students work with SEC Staff members on projects covering a broad range of the Commission’s mission such as conducting investigations of industry and issuer practices, assisting in the litigation of enforcement actions, and drafting proposed statutes and rules, to name a few responsibilities.

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
  • Security and suitability background investigation- REQUIRED
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student.

DUTIES:

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The SEC’s Student Honors Program is a semester opportunity for legal and non-legal students to become acquainted with the regulation of the securities market and the activities of the Commission.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.


All students must be currently enrolled as a degree-seeking student.  Please note, selection is based on many factors, including academic achievement (GPA 3.0 or higher), writing skills and experience (e.g, journals), ability to reason independently and creatively (e.g., moot court), clinical/volunteer and work experience relating to the SEC’s work, commitment to its mission, extracurricular activities indicating legal judgment, and well-rounded background.

What are the eligibility requirements?

  • Applicants MUST be U.S. Citizens.
  • Relatives of current SEC employees are ineligible.
  • Students must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program. School verification will be required.
  • Student must have the equivalent of a 3.0 or B average.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.


BENEFITS:

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Benefits are not available for spring appointments.

OTHER INFORMATION:

 

The SEC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, send an email to DisabilityProgramOfficer@sec.gov. To request sign language interpreting services for interviews, send an email to SECInterpreter@sec.gov at least 5 business days before the date you will need this service.

 

To contact the Disability Program Office by phone, call 202-551-4158. TTY/ASCII users should use the toll free Federal Relay Service number: 1-800-877-8339 and provide the SEC number of the office or individual you are calling. For more information about using the Federal Relay Service see: http://fts.gsa.gov/frs/tollfree.htm.



HOW TO APPLY:

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APPLICATION PROCESS:

Students must submit a resume with current contact information, a one page cover letter, school transcript (s) for current school only, a list of current courses, a writing sample (legal writing sample for law students)- 5 to 10 pages all in a single PDF.

To receive consideration you must label your PDF with your LASTNAME FIRSTNAME (ex: OBAMA MICHELLE). 

 

In your cover letter, please indicate three preferred offices and divisions you would like to work with. Please see the Division breakdown of internship opportunities for additional details:

  • Division of Corporation Finance (Headquarters only)
  • Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (Headquarters only)
  • Division of Enforcement (All locations)
  • Division of Investment Management (Headquarters and the New York Regional Office)
  • Division of Trading and Markets (Headquarters only)
  • Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (All locations)
  • Office of Credit Ratings (Headquarters and the New York Regional Office)
  • Office of the General Counsel (Headquarters only)
  • Office of the Inspector General (Headquarters only)
  • Office of International Affairs (Headquarters only)
  • Office of Equal Employment Opportunity (Headquarters only)
  • Office of the Ethics Counsel (Headquarters only)
  • Office of Minority and Women Inclusion (Headquarters only)

 

Applications will NOT be accepted through the USAJOBS System.

 

For Washington, DC consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPDC@sec.gov

For Atlanta Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to  2014SpringSHPARO@sec.gov

For Chicago Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPCHRO@sec.gov

For Fort Worth Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPFWRO@sec.gov

For Boston Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPBRO@sec.gov

For Denver Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPDRO@sec.gov

For Los Angeles Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPLARO@sec.gov

For Miami Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPMIRO@sec.gov

For New York Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPNYRO@sec.gov

For Philadelphia Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPPLRO@sec.gov  

For San Francisco Regional Office consideration submit your submit your application to 2014SpringSHPSFRO@sec.gov  

 

Security and Suitability (Background Investigation)

Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. Favorable results on a Background Investigation may be a condition of employment or selection to another position.

 

Important Notes: Application procedures are specific to this vacancy announcement. Please read all the instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may result in your not being considered for this position.

 

All documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, October 25, 2013



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • One page cover letter
  • School transcript
  • List of current courses
  • Writing sample (legal writing sample for law students)- 5 to 10 pages 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Tamika Cambridge
Phone: (202)551-4169
Fax: (713)583-1533
TDD: 800-877-8339
Email: CAMBRIDGET@SEC.GOV
Agency Information:
Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street NE
Washington , DC
20549 Fax: (713)583-1533

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

The SEC will accept applications from Monday, September 9th through Friday, October 25th (midnight Eastern). Finalists will be notified mid- November on whether they have been selected for an interview. Interviews are conducted telephonically, or in regional offices (at candidate’s expense).

Additional Duty Location Info

Many vacancies in the following locations:
Boston Metro Area, MA United States
Philadelphia, PA United StatesView Map
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map
Chicago, IL United StatesView Map
Atlanta, GA United StatesView Map
New York, NY United StatesView Map
San Francisco, CA United StatesView Map
Denver, CO United StatesView Map
Miami, FL United StatesView Map
Fort Worth, TX United StatesView Map
Los Angeles, CA United StatesView Map

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Job Announcement Number:

14-SHP-SPRING-ER

Control Number:

350728100