Job Overview


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 SEC’s Student Honors Program is a ten-week opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students (Non-legal students only) to become acquainted with the activities of the Federal Government and to gain hands-on experience in an operational office.


Over the course of the ten-week program, students will work with Commission staff on projects particular to the specific Division or Office to which they are assigned. Students participate in seminars/workshops on various aspects of the federal securities laws.

Travel Required

  • Not Required
  • Additional Duty Location Info

    Many vacancies in the following locations

    • San Francisco, CA
    • Denver, CO
    • Washington DC, DC
    • Miami, FL
    • Atlanta, GA
    • Chicago, IL
    • Boston Metro Area, MA
    • New York, NY
    • Fort Worth, TX