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    Want to help shape national and global policy on finance and national security? Interested in learning more about a career in public service? Come spend a intern with us at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Treasury’s Departmental Offices (headquarters) seeks enthusiastic, dedicated students for its dynamic and substantive Summer internship program from June 1, 2020 - August 7, 2020.

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    This is your opportunity to support Treasury in promoting economic prosperity and ensuring the financial security of the United States. Internships at Treasury give students a unique opportunity to:  

    • Gain substantive career experience related to your academic interests,
    • Acquire lifelong leadership, management, and analytical skills,
    • Explore different career avenues in the public sector,
    • Build professional relationships, contacts, and networks, and
    • Observe the daily operations and working environment of a cabinet-level federal agency.

    Are you right for our team?

    Think Treasury careers are just for economists and accountants? Think again. Treasury seeks students from a broad range of fields and studies that include, but are not limited to:

    • Social Sciences (Economics, Political Science, Public Policy, International Affairs, International Development)
    • Management/Law (Business Management, Public Administration, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing, Communications/Journalism, Legal Studies/Law)
    • STEM (Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics/Statistics)

    Students can work in one of many offices which make up Treasury Departmental Offices (headquarters). Departmental Offices is a collection of divisions that are primarily responsible for policy formulation and overall management of the Treasury Department. As part of the application process, you will be asked to apply to up to three offices described on Treasury's website https://home.treasury.gov/about/offices.

    Opportunities to contribute in these offices are far-reaching and depend on mission need and student interest. If you interested in

    Boosting U.S. economic growth, read more about the:

    • Office of Domestic Finance,
    • Office of Tax Policy, and
    • Office of Economic Policy.

    Promoting financial stability, read more about the:

    • Office of Domestic Finance, and
    • Office of International Affairs.

    Enhancing national security, read more about the:

    • Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence and
    • Office of International Affairs.

    Transforming government-wide financial stewardship, read more about the:

    • Office of Domestic Finance.

    Helping Treasury achieve operational excellence, read more about the:

    • Office of Management, which is responsible for the internal management and policy of the Department in the areas of budget, planning, human resources, information technology and management, financial management and accounting, procurement, privacy, records, and administrative services,
    • General Counsel,
    • Legislative Affairs, and
    • Public Affairs.

    While duties and responsibilities will vary by office assignment, examples of potential duties include:

    • Collecting, analyzing, and presenting data in support of policy priorities
    • Researching and summarizing academic literature and news pertinent to mission areas
    • Drafting talking points, briefing materials, and reports for Treasury leaders and stakeholders
    • Attending and reporting on relevant Congressional hearings, official meetings, and conferences in and outside of government
    • Interacting with Treasury colleagues and other U.S. government agencies on relevant matters
    • Organizing high-level meetings and/or conferences
    • Contributing to key management functions and initiatives, such as budget formulation; strategic planning and organizational performance evaluation; human capital planning; information technology system launches and upgrades; and web content management.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0099 General Student Trainee

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/554560500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.