Friday, July 28, 2017

Fall Fiscal Policy Internship, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget is always looking for enthusiastic interns to join our team! We are a non-partisan, non-profit organization committed to educating the public on issues with significant fiscal policy impact. Our bipartisan leadership comprises some of the nation's leading budget experts, including many past heads of the House and Senate Budget Committees, the Congressional Budget Office, the Office of Management and Budget, the Government Accountability Office, and the Federal Reserve Board.

We welcome applications from highly motivated undergraduate or graduate students year-round, though interns typically work for one semester (Fall, Spring, or Summer). Interns may work full-time, or part-time while attending classes in the DC area. Interns work as a full member of our policy team, and have the opportunity to participate in a variety of projects according to their specific interest.

  • Conduct research on taxes, entitlement programs, budgetary policy, and the economy;
  • Contribute to daily blog entries on ;
  • Attend and brief CRFB staff on high-level policy discussions and events;
  • Contribute to press releases, policy papers, and op-eds;
  • Maintain and update the website;
  • Track budget-related news;
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • Enrollment in or recent completion of an undergraduate or graduate program;
  • Interest in fiscal policy and budgetary & economic issues;
  • Proven research and analytical skills;
  • Strong writing and editing skills;
  • Familiarity with internet research tools;
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment;
  • Be a flexible and enthusiastic team player.
Application Process
E-mail resume, cover letter, and one writing sample (no more than six pages) to No phone calls, please. When applying, please write "Intern Application" in the subject line, along with the term you are applying for (e.g., Spring 2017).

Friday, July 21, 2017

Fall 2017 Finance & Market Research Internship, Kaulkin Ginsberg

Applications Accepted Until: Aug 13, 2017
Apply: Visit Careers4Terps and search for posting ID#: 160936.

We are seeking motivated, dependable, and independent undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors to work as interns with our close-knit team. This is an unpaid internship; however, interns in the past have received college credit for their work at Kaulkin Ginsberg.

This internship provides accepted applicants with the opportunity to develop their research, analytical, and writing skills, among other things, in a professional setting.


• Majoring in Business, Finance, Accounting, Economics, or another relevant major
• Excellent quantitative reasoning, research, and analytical skills
• Exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills, including the ability to creatively explain and discuss complex concepts
• Database and Microsoft Office proficiency (particularly Excel)

Responsibilities may fall into one or more of the following categories depending on the intern’s academic focus and interests:

Entry Level Finance Specialist (Recent Grad)

We are currently seeking a motivated individual to join a large investment bank in an Operations Support capacity.

The ideal candidate should have:
  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
  • Internship or 1 year of work in the Financial industry is strongly preferred
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Must be a self starter who is able to work on their own or as part of a team
  • The position may interact with valuable clients so candidates must have excellent communication
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment
To apply visit here.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

NTE Student Trainee (Budget Analyst), Department of Homeland Security

This position is not to exceed one year, but may be extended up to one additional year, based on program requirements, agency needs and budget availability. This appointment does not confer permanent Federal status. This position is open to students attending an academic program, college or university within the Washington, DC commuting area.

This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). The Primary purpose of this position is provides technical assistance to specialists assigned to a specific program/office which perform vital line-program and administrative functions and responsibilities.

Who May Be Considered:
You must be a Student within Washington, DC local commuting area accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a degree or certificate program on a full- or half-time basis as defined by the institution (certificate program means post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or business school curriculum AND will be enrolled as a student in Fall 2017.

As a NTE Student Trainee (Budget Analyst) GS 0599 7, your typical work assignments may include the following under supervision:
  • Prepares summaries of narrative, quantitative, and statistical data in budget forms, schedules, and reports.
  • Gathers extracts, reviews, verifies, and consolidates a variety of narrative information and statistical data needed in the formulation and presentation of budget requests.
  • Cross-checks the accuracy of budget and program data in related budgetary forms, schedules, and reports.
  • Prepares summaries of narrative, quantitative, and statistical data in budget forms, schedules, and reports.

For full details and to apply click here

Economist Student Trainee, Bureau of Economic Analysis

This vacancy is for a Student Trainee (Economist) at the Bureau of Economic Analysis. At the successful conclusion of this program, you may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a ZP 0110 Economist, term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all of the terms of the Internship Program are met and you meet the qualification for the position.


The individual selected for this position will:
  • Collect and analyze data from a wide variety of sources;
  • Develop and use tables, charts, and graphs for analytic purposes;
  • Prepare estimates and interpretive reports;
  • Conduct economic research, develop and approve methodologies to enhance agency’s economic statistics;
  • Perform economic analysis and estimation;
  • Use and develop statistical computer applications
Who May Apply: 
Students who have recently been accepted in or are currently enrolled at least half-time in a high school, certificate or degree seeking program in an accredited college or university, graduate, or professional school. Half-time is typically 6 semester hours for undergraduate, and 3 semester hours for Masters and above (but may be determined by the school).


For full details and to apply click here

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Economist (Recent Graduate), Bureau of Economic Analysis

The Recent Graduate Program is a one-year program that targets individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs. Successful applicants will be placed in a dynamic, one year career development program. Throughout the program, you will participate in formal training, job assignment and receive a mentor to develop competencies applicable to BEA's mission and needs. This position is at band II (GS-7, equivalent) entry level, and may be converted to a permanent or term appointment upon successful completion of the program.

Duties include, but aren't limited to:
  • Prepare, revise, and analyze estimates of components of gross domestic product
  • Analyze economic data and develop estimates of economic statistics
  • Engage in research projects, recommend improvements to estimates and prepare documentation of estimates
  • Communicate with a variety of audiences in writing and in person
  • Develop computer applications to make estimates of economic statistics
For full details about this opportunity and to apply click here

Hub Command Center Fall Internship, American Airlines

The Undergraduate Intern position is a 3 month developmental assignment that provides interns with real-time work projects, leadership development opportunities, as well as involvement in corporate social responsibilities. The intern will have the ability to move around different departments to experience various business units. Work projects involve assignments that are relevant to American's current business needs and opportunities. This fall internship (August – October) will expose the successful candidate to various aspects of the airport and airline operation at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, American’s downtown DC hub.

Some major roles include:
  • Operational performance reporting and analysis
  • Preparation of operational and financial justifications (creative / persuasive writing) for hub control center projects and staffing requests
  • Development of Excel and data driven models for improved real-time and historical trend analysis
  • Hands-on airport operations experience
Some job qualifications include:
  • Working towards or completed a BS/BA degree with emphasis in a quantitative or business discipline (i.e. finance, management, economics, engineering, mathematics)
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, including the ability to assemble information, extract pertinent facts, draw logical conclusions and present recommendations
  • Interested in optimization, problem-solving and process improvement
For full details on this internship and to apply click here.