Job Overview


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This announcement is for internship opportunities that will begin during spring/summer 2016.

Internship opportunities are available for the following divisions within the FDIC: Division of Resolution & Receiverships (DRR), Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA), Division of Risk Management Supervision (RMS), and Division of Insurance & Research (DIR).

Applicants will receive consideration for the divisions they identify as their first and second choice.

The incumbent will physically work in Washington, D.C. or Arlington, VA.

The applicants selected will be offered an excepted appointment Not-to-Exceed 09/30/2016. After successful completion of the program requirements and based on FDIC's needs, the selectee(s) may be non-competitively converted to a Term or Permanent position based upon an evaluation of performance and completion of at least 640 hours of work experience acquired through the Pathways Internship Program. However, service in the FDIC Internship Program confers no right to further employment in the competitive or excepted service.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

The position does not have promotion potential.


The duties of the intern are designated according to the division/office to which the intern is assigned. Below are the duties interns are assigned by division/office.

Division of Resolutions and Receivership: Interns can be assigned to one of the following areas: 1) Business Program Management – Provide support for IT security initiatives and application development projects by assisting with SailPoint certifications; provide technical support and data entry. Assist staff with monitoring of email mailboxes, filing, organizing and documenting meetings, creating and editing documents, spreadsheets; maintain SharePoint sites, assist with presentations, routine reports and reconciliations. 2) Asset Management – Interns will assist staff with a variety of technical and administrative duties (SAS/SQL proficient); proofreading documents, research, and assistance with maintaining SharePoint and FACTS inquiry database; 3) CFI – Interns will provide technical and administrative assistance to senior staff (assist with FDIC’s effort to maintain and expand its capabilities to resolve failed large financial institutions). Interns may also travel with senior staff to site visitations to institutions and assist with conducting loss mitigation reviews, audits and processing loss share claims. (Located in Arlington, VA)

Office of Legislative Affairs: Interns assigned to the Office of Legislative Affairs will cover congressional hearings on Capitol Hill; assist our legislative staff with the preparation of senior FDIC officials for congressional testimony; and research legislation and issues related to financial industry, consumer protection and other related topics. Duties also include assisting with copying/filing and answering the phone. (Located in Washington D.C.)

Division of Risk Management Supervision: Interns will perform duties including but are not limited to assisting division staff in conducting written analyses to support the supervisory program; receiving, compiling, updating, and verifying data reported by headquarters, the regions, field offices and others; providing assistance to division staff in preparing reports on various programs areas which serve as justification material for management decisions; and preparing recurring management and statistical reports. (Located in Washington D.C.)

Division of Insurance & Research: Interns will assist with the electronic organization of publications, properly tagging files to help build the publications portal as well as support with document management in SharePoint. Interns will assist with meeting planning and logistics to carry-out FDIC’s international activities related to technical assistance, foreign visitors, outreach programs, and international travel requirements. Interns will research, collect, and compile information on economic and financial issues to assist with responses to inquiries from regulatory and supervisory personnel, government officials, and members of the public on matters pertaining to FDIC activities. Duties will also assist with presentation materials using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. (Located in Washington D.C. and Arlington, VA)

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No