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Finance Department – Project Finance
OPIC Finance reviews loan proposals that range from $500,000 to $400,000,000 to projects located in over 140 countries that OPIC is open in and that are in a wide variety of industries including power, oil and gas, transportation, financial services, agriculture, and manufacturing. As a Student Intern, you will be assigned to either the SMEF or the SF Department.
The Small and Medium Enterprise Finance Department (SMEF) supports American investment abroad by providing long-term small to medium size loans to small and middle market clients in a wide variety of projects. Student Interns will perform work that supports: renewable energy, housing, microfinance and impact investing, or other general industries. A student may also work with the business development team.
Structured Finance and Insurance Department (SFI) provides larger, long-term loans to finance large infrastructure projects and large financial services projects. Structured Finance teams work on infrastructure, renewable energy, oil and gas, financial services and a wide variety of other industries.
ResponsibilitiesAs an intern, you will:
- Serve as junior financial analysts and may be involved in all stages of project development as part of a project team.
- Work on tasks in any of the stages of the origination process and will likely work on from three to six transactions depending on the number of transactions that a project team is involved in.
- Review applications for financing and financial statements, build or analyze models of projected project cash flows, research various policy issues, prepare country economic and political risk analyses, prepare credit reviews of outstanding loans, work with Investment Officers to present the proposed loan to an approval committee, work with members of other departments to receive required policy clearances, work with a project team to construct terms sheets, participate in negotiations on loan agreement terms, or assist in the processing of disbursement requests.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Students who are U.S. Citizens and are enrolled or accepted for enrollment (at least part-time) in a relevant degree program. Fall and winter 2018 Internships available (Graduate degree or higher)
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/500952800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.