Friday, August 25, 2017

USAJobs Posting for OMB Pathways Internship

Apply as soon as possible as the posting will close when 50 applications have been received.
The Health Division at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is soon looking for applicants qualified to perform as student health budget specialists, in support of the President, the Director of OMB, and other OMB officials, through the Pathways Internship Program. The Pathways Internship Program is designed to attract students enrolled in educational institutions with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school. This program exposes students to jobs in the Federal civil service by providing meaningful development work. Candidates must be currently enrolled in a degree-seeking program based in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.

OMB is ideally looking for candidates with a background or an interest in public policy or health care. Students studying public administration, public policy, and/or public health are particularly encouraged to apply. Strong organizational skills, communication (oral and written) skills, analytical ability, and dependability are a must. The Health Division is committed to creating a multicultural and supportive work environment and strongly encourages applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Division. 

Applicants will need to submit a formatted USAJobs resume and respond to a short questionnaire. Note, the posting will remain open for a limited time or until 50 applications are received, whichever comes sooner. Previous postings have closed as quickly as one day, so we highly encourage qualified and interested candidates to apply as early as possible.

This is a year-round internship and the intent of the position is that the student is able to work at least 640 hours while still in school in order to be eligible for non-competitive conversion into a Federal career or career-conditional position. Internships will be paid and interns should expect to commit up to approximately 30 hours weekly while school is in session and can work up to a full-time basis during school breaks. U.S. Citizenship is required.

OMB serves the President of the United States in developing a Budget and legislative program, in overseeing execution of enacted legislation, and in implementing the Administration’s vision across the Executive Branch. The Health Division is responsible for the review of policy, budget, legislative, and management issues related to Medicare, Medicaid, private health insurance market reforms, and a variety of public health and health research programs that are mainly operated under the Department of Health and Human Services.  The Health Division currently manages more than one-fourth of the Federal budget and engages in analysis, planning, and policy formulation to improve programmatic quality, efficiency, and financial management. Please see the attached document for further information on OMB and the Health Division. 

Spring 2018 Internship in the Office of Economic Policy at U.S. Department of the Treasury

The Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Department is currently looking for college students interested in Economics, Finance, or Public Policy for our Spring 2018 internship session. Our program runs year round with three sessions: January through May, May through August, and September through December. Our program is about substance. Interns are generally assigned a long-term research project as well as smaller projects. They are also expected to attend Congressional Hearings and think tank lectures and presentations and summarize these events for the Assistant Secretary and other senior level economists. Candidates should have strong writing skills, be able to work independently, be well organized and highly motivated. Interns are expected to work between 30 and 40 hours a week. There is some flexibility in the work hours if you are taking classes while in D.C. Our intern positions are unpaid. Under some circumstances, we do provide a subway subsidy to help defray commuting expenses.

If you are interested in applying, submit your resume (with your GPA included), a copy of your transcript (unofficial will suffice), two writing samples and three references (names and contact information) to Christine.Devlin@treasury.gov. Applications are due November 4, 2017. U.S. citizenship required. All candidates must be currently enrolled as a full time student in a college or university. For further information, please contact Christine Devlin, Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Department, 202-622-2020.

Army ROTC

Army ROTC is looking for current sophomores, graduating in May 2020, who are interested in serving as Commissioned Officers in the Army after graduation. All academic majors are needed. Army Officers work in a wide range of fields including engineering, intelligence, aviation, cyber security, logistics and operations. No previous military experience or ROTC courses are required. Scholarships and other financial benefits are available.

Interested students should contact Terry McCall at 301-314-9939 or armyrotc@umd.edu

Monday, August 21, 2017

Risk and Compliance Consultant, Crowe Horwath LLP (Seniors/New Graduates)

Apply: through Careers4Terps, search for position by name or ID# 162150

Crowe Horwath LLP (www.crowehorwath.com) is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services.

Joining Risk Consulting is an opportunity to make the world more honest, transparent, safe, and secure. From day one of your career, you will assist our clients to transform their governance, embed risk in their decision-making and maintain efficient compliance. We will enable an entrepreneurial and innovative environment for you to deliver transformative risk consulting services and to develop deeply specialized skill sets demanded in today’s market. 

We offer the opportunities to expand and enrich your career, while allowing you a balance your personal life, through a transformative work environment, robust talent development program, and attractive benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Innovate new ideas and solutions to address existing and emerging area of global risks 
  • Create and promote an inclusive culture and work environment 
  • Provide insight and perspectives to enable our clients to anticipate, predict and respond to risks 
  • Execute and deliver client projects through strong deliverables that simplify complex issues and enable sustainable risk management practices for our clients 
  • Engage in senior level conversations with senior management and C-Suite client personnel and government regulators 
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity to enable a deeply specialized skill set 
  • Cultivate and enable strong relationships within your clients and community 

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Social Media Intern, Maryland Center for Economics and Policy

The Maryland Center for Economics and Policy is seeking applications for an undergraduate Social Media Intern to work 10-15 hours/week during the coming academic year. Responsibilities of the position will include working with Department of Economics Professor and Center Director Katharine Abraham to develop policy-relevant content for the Center website; posting content to the Center website and Twitter feed; and assisting with Center events. The ideal applicant will be a junior or senior economics major who has some familiarity with HTML. 


For best consideration, interested candidates should send a resume with a cover note to kabraham@umd.edu by Monday, August 28.

Friday, August 11, 2017

AXA Advisors Externship

The Next Step Externship Program is a unique opportunity designed for college juniors and seniors who would like to further their knowledge of the financial industry. It is intended to help them transition from backpacks to briefcases and jump-start their career search process.

This Externship ISN’T:
  • An Internship: There is no outside work or long commitment required;
  • Time consuming: This 3-day program is designed to maximize students’ time efficiently while making sure to educate potential candidates as thoroughly as possible. The program is broken down into three separate sessions throughout the semester to better fit into students’ busy schedules;
  • A Class: there are no tests or credit provided, however, the externship can be added to students’ resum├ęs as a boost;
This Externship IS:
  • Hands on: Participate in workshops and case studies designed to give a comprehensive explanation of what a financial professional does daily;
  • Informational: This externship breaks down AXA Advisors onboarding process and helps explain the strong relationship between the company and their financial professionals;
  • Networking Opportunities: Get a chance to meet fellow students who share a common interest and passion for helping people, as well as expand your network by meeting professionals who will provide advice and insight into the financial industry;
  • A Stepping Stone: Create your own experience: use the Externship as a foot-in-the-door to joining AXA Advisors after graduation, or to pursue other opportunities.
Apply through Careers4Terps before September to be considered for a phone interview!

PLEASE NOTE: ALL INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED VIA TELEPHONE

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Pathways Student Trainee (Economist), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

This internship will begin in Fall/Winter 2017.

Internship opportunities are available within the Center for Financial Research Branch (CFR) and Regional Operations Branch. The CFR is engaged in research on topics important to the FDIC mission of deposit insurance, bank supervision, and resolution of failed financial institutions. The CFR research programs follow banking industry developments, risk measurement and management methods, regulatory policy and related topics.

Duties
Below is a summary of the work done in the sections within the CFR that are currently seeking interns:

The Banking Research Section is primarily responsible for academic research, short studies, policy analyses, and model development that support the FDIC's mission. Economists write academic research papers, organize research conferences, serve as discussants and chairs at conferences, and referee academic journal articles on banking economics. Staff writes internal reports on topics such as optimal bank resolution, deposit insurance pricing, bank capital regulation, and securitizations.

The Quantitative Risk Analysis Section
focuses on the development of internal modeling, the evaluation of quantitative models used in the industry, and producing original economic and financial research. The economists and analysts on the team participate or lead internal modeling projects forecasting bank risk, bank resolution costs, and stress test models. Financial economists interact directly with the industry by conducting regulatory reviews of quantitative models used for estimating bank risks, including credit, market, and interest risks, as well as stress testing models. The Section also engages with the academic community be producing original research for publication in academic journals and presenting and discussing at major academic conferences.

The Regional Operations Branch identifies, analyzes, monitors, and communicates emerging risks, with a focus on local economies and banks. Economists and financial communicate analytical results to policymakers, senior management, and other stakeholders.

Deadline for applications
August 17, 2017

For more information and to apply visit here

Public Policy Intern, Economics Intelligence Unit (Paid)

As the research and analysis division of the Economist Group, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) helps leaders prepare for opportunity, empowering them to act with confidence when making strategic decisions. The EIU is the global standard in providing quality, actionable intelligence to the public and private sector, assessing issues that impact the marketplace for over two hundred countries.

The Public Policy, Politics and Economics (PPEP) department is part of the research consultancy unit of the EIU, providing tailored engagements to meet the needs of clients across the corporate, government and institutional/non-profit sectors. Our evidence-based consulting solutions draw on our strengths in forecasting, cross-country analysis, policy, politics and macroeconomics, and typical engagements include evidence-based research for policy makers and stakeholders seeking measurable outcomes.

The EIU, a division of The Economist Group, is seeking is a part-time intern for the fall of 2017 in our Washington, DC office. The internship opening is in the Public Policy, Politics and Economics (PPEP) division of the research consultancy unit.

All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply through our global applicant tracking platform. While not essential, a good background in economics, public policy, statistics and Excel would be a plus.

Deadline for applications:
August 27, 2017

For more information and to apply click here.

Friday, August 4, 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.

Responsibilities
  • Conduct research on taxes, entitlement programs, budgetary policy, and the economy;
  • Contribute to daily blog entries on http://crfb.org/blog;
  • 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.
Qualifications
  • 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.
For more information and to apply visit here.

Junior Business Financial Analyst, Booz Allen Hamilton

This is a full time position with Booz Allen Hamilton. The Junior Business Financial Analyst will:

Prepare program and budget reports, financial presentations, and other materials to support the Navy client in programming, budgeting processes, and basis of estimates. Assist with analyzing program and budget information for submission to the client. Assist with the preparation of capabilities requests, point papers, briefing charts, spreadsheets, memos, and other documents within prescribed timelines for review and analysis. Assist with the interpretation of requests for data and facts, acquire, analyze, and prepare presentations of program and budget data for use in program decision-making, and assist with the analysis of funded requirements combined with the execution history and the analysis and reporting of planned versus actual requirements and funding. Develop and maintain funding profiles for programs, projects, or contracts. Analyze budget or financial planning for an organization, organizational unit, program, or expenditure or cost center to identify potential variances. Assist with monitoring expenses against budgets and the government with strategic business planning and analyze financial data and transactions for appropriate use.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Experience with the preparation of reports
  • Knowledge of Excel at a strong level
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BA or BS degree
For more information and to apply visit here.

Junior Financial Analyst, Booz Allen Hamilton

This is a full time position with Booz Allen Hamilton. The Junior Financial Analyst will:

Provide financial management and business process support to an organization within a Navy systems acquisition command. Support cost planning development and analyze the execution of agency funds in compliance with DoD appropriation law. Coordinate funding requirements with internal and external clients and draft funding documents while analyzing, tracking, and reporting commitment, obligation, and expenditure data. Support reconciliation, account closure, and the planning and preparation of procurement and services contract actions. Identify problems and recommend solutions pertaining to cost planning and financial execution. Consolidate data for the presentation of execution status and financial summary overview. This position will be performed on client site and is located in San Diego, CA.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience with financial analysis or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deliverable deadlines
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • BA or BS degree
For more information and to apply visit here.

Analyst (Finance Division), Morgan Stanley

The Full-time Analyst Program, which consists of two 12-month rotations, provides an ongoing opportunity to explore various areas within the Finance division. Placements are based on educational background, business knowledge, interview feedback and current business needs. As a result, our Analysts gain a well-rounded Finance experience in the financial services industry and a deep understanding of the Firm's culture and strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work collaboratively in a high-performing team to ensure the integrity of Morgan Stanley's books and records
  • Provide reporting and analysis to Business Units, Senior Management and Regulators
  • Continuously improve or enhance processes for increased control and/or efficiency
  • Serve as a respected partner to key constituents, including regulators, business units, shareholders and the board

QUALIFICATIONS/ SKILLS/ REQUIREMENTS
  • You are currently a Senior completing a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics or a related major
  • You have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • You have advanced technical and quantitative skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • You possess excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills; you have strong teamwork and collaboration skills; you are motivated and resourceful; you possess project and process management capabilities; you demonstrate strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • You demonstrate a strong interest in financial services
For more information and to apply. see the Morgan Stanley website

Fall 2017 Research Internship, Brookings

Internship with Ambassador Norman Eisen with Brookings

Beginning in September 2017, there is an opportunity for undergraduate students in their junior or senior year or graduate students with an interest in international relations, European history, public policy, and/or economic policy to apply principles and theory learned in the classroom in a professional environment.

This unpaid internship provides a pre-professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work experience related to the student’s field of study or career interest. It will provide an opportunity for career exploration and development as well as a chance to learn new skills.

Students will have the opportunity to learn a variety of research skills such as archival research, constructing historical chronologies, economic policy research, editing and other general research support. The topic areas include, but are not limited to:
  • 20th century European history, international relations, diplomacy
  • Congress and congressional procedure; political polarization; reforming government; political and corporate governance issues; and anti-corruption laws and efficacy; money in politics
  • Open government and government transparency initiatives
  • International economic statecraft; taxation and economic reform; labor productivity

Interns will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, local think tank events, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events as well as participate on Brookings sports teams and network with other interns throughout the Institution.

For more information and to apply, visit here.

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Pathways Student Trainee (Finance), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

This announcement is for internship opportunities that will begin during Fall/Winter 2017.

This position will require applicants to work at least a part-time work schedule during the academic school year.

These positions will be filled in the Division of Finance (DOF). DOF provides our stakeholders with accounting, financial and employee services that support and enhance their ability to make effective and sound business decisions impacting their organization, the Corporation, the bank industry, and/or the public.

Duties

As an intern in DOF, the duties assigned are contingent upon the type of internship. The internships offered and duties assigned to that internship are listed below: Assignments can range from work on financial reporting and analysis, accounting and tax policy, assessment collections, investments, payment processing, administering the FDIC’s travel and relocation program, coordinating the budget formulation and execution process, and management of internal controls and operational risks.

Deadline to submit your application: Tuesday, August 15th. 

For more information and to apply see the USAJOBS posting
Control Number: 475917000

Financial Management Student Trainee, Bureau of Economic Analysis

This vacancy is for a Student Trainee (Financial Management) at the Bureau of Economic Analysis. At the successful conclusion of this program, student may be eligible for non-competitive conversion to a ZA-0510 Accountant, term or permanent position in the competitive service provided that all of the terms of the Internship Program are met and the student meets the qualifications for the position.

Duties
The individual selected for this position will:
  • Review and edit financial data for accuracy, completeness, and consistency
  • Conduct economic analysis and estimation to include improving estimation techniques
  • Contact respondent companies to obtain survey response, correct errors, and request additional information
  • Audits survey reports containing accounting and related economic data
Deadline to submit your application: Monday, August 7th. 

For more information and to apply see the USAJOBS posting.
Control Number: 475728300

Other vacancies are available at the Bureau of Economic Analysis, see here

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Job Opportunity at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is recruiting for the Director’s Financial Analyst position, and we want to encourage UMD students or recent graduates to apply. Eligible applicants will have graduated in the last two years or will graduate by December 2017.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM 
This unique, two-year rotational fellowship sits at the intersection of the federal government and the financial services industry. Director’s Financial Analysts are given the opportunity to hone analytical and problem solving skills while helping to make markets for consumer financial products work for Americans. Members of the Director’s Financial Analyst Program will experience diverse roles, responsibilities, and areas of expertise. As a result, in a short period of time, analysts will play an integral role in everything the CFPB does, from rigorous data-driven policy creation and market monitoring to on-site supervision of market participants. All analysts will complete developmental rotations in offices throughout the CFPB. These rotations are designed to provide exposure to the analysis, strategy, research, education, policy development, supervision, enforcement, and rulemaking activities throughout the Bureau.

We are recruiting for positions that begin in October 2017 or later. The fellowship is a full-time position located at the CFPB’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Previous Director’s Financial Analysts have used the program as a springboard to further their careers. Some graduates of the program have moved on to:

  • Graduate school (Columbia Economics, Harvard Business, Yale Law)
  • Private industry (Amazon, Uber, Quicken Loans)
  • Public sector (Department of the Treasury, NY Fed)
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, prospective applicants must apply through our official job posting at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/475562400. The job posting will be open from July 31 to August 7, 2017.


Interested students or graduates should feel free to reach out to us with any questions about the position or application process at strategy@cfpb.gov

Fall/Spring Economics Student Intern, Food and Drug Administration

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) invites undergraduates to apply for an internship program in economics. Internships will be for one academic semester; interns will be expected to work two days per week during most of the semester. The program is year round, with internship terms corresponding to fall and spring semesters or during the summer. The intern will work with the Economics Staff in the Office of the Commissioner. The intern will assist members of the Economics Staff in conducting economic analyses of major FDA policies and regulations having to do with food, human drugs, medical devices, biological products, tobacco products, and animal drugs and feed. The intern will report to an Assistant Director of the Economics Staff. The qualifications include meeting the University’s requirements for an internship; at least 6 completed semester classes in economics, which must include a class in intermediate microeconomics; and a class in econometrics or computer methods of data analysis. We encourage students to apply 6 to 8 weeks before the beginning of a semester.

To be considered for this internship, please send a cover letter and resume to Clark Nardinelli at clark.nardinelli@fda.hhs.gov.