Job Overview

Summary

Whether you are new to the Federal government or an experienced professional seeking a career change, visit our website at Millennium Challenge Corporation to see the dynamic projects our staff are undertaking.  If you want a career where you can see the difference your work makes, then join the Millennium Challenge Corporation! 

The MCC Student Volunteer Internship Program is recruiting for its Summer 2016 session.  Internships are provided for students with a desire to work in the international development field and/or public sector and assignments are designed to complement the intern's educational pursuits while meeting the expressed needs of the agency and individual MCC departments. Internships may June 2016 and run through August.


Duties

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE – IT Oriented Interns:  Candidates will have an opportunity to assist in a wide-range of duties essential to performing key business operations at MCC Headquarters.   

Administrative Intern:  Intern(s) will assist with performing research, analyses, and corrective actions of recordkeeping, files management and records-related activities; presenting fact-findings and trends through spreadsheet creation/manipulation; document and files retrieval from automated information systems and paper-based collections; updating records training rosters and supporting records management training and compliance reports; assisting in the maintenance and revisions of MCC Records-related policies, procedures, and guidance documents; maintaining and updating records services and vendor files for accuracy and compliance; creating/maintaining resource libraries; completing draft records management reports, projects, and program tasks for OCIO staff and consultants; and other duties as assigned.

OPEN DATA Intern: Will assist with implementation of Open Data initiative at MCC. The candidate will interact with subject matter experts and data owners inside the agency and work on collection, analyzing, cleanup/quality control and publication of the open data. The successful candidate will also develop prototype applications and data visualizations that use agency data. Other duties will include creating metadata, data dictionaries and other documentation defining existing datasets.  Candidate should have excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to understand how data can be used to better tell a story behind agency work.   The candidate should be able to easily work with abstract and highly technical concepts, explain complex functionality to non-technical users and staff, multitask, and concentrate on intricate projects and small details for long periods of time.

Information Technology Intern: Information Technology for International Development:  The Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO) is currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to serve as unpaid student interns to assist in the performance of its mission of providing support services for Millennium Challenge Corporation.   OCIO views student interns as the future of the Federal workforce. The Office of Chief Information Officer Student Internship Program provides the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills.  Participants in the program will be exposed to the Federal work environment and will learn about the mission of the Office of Chief Information Officer, and its role and responsibility to the Office of Administration & Finance.

             - SharePoint/Data Intern

                      - provide customer support of activities related to SharePoint

                      - assist with managing the service request queue

                      - support project documentation (inclusive of requirements gathering)

                      - update comments/solutions for service request tickets on a regular basis

                      - Data collection, cleaning and validating

                  - Testing of reporting functionality

                      - Validation of data extracts

                      - Documentation of data processes

              - Front Office/Information Management Intern

                      - Assist with current intranet (SharePoint) site clean-up and archival

                      - Collaborate with front office staff on guidelines for information management within OCIO

                      - Assist with creating and implementing OCIO program communication plans and activities

                      - Support project documentation for programs within the front office

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No