AVAILABLE FEDERAL INTERNSHIPS

Listed below are available internships within federal agencies. For more information and about the internships or a specific position, email programs@abpadc.org. For application details and application assistance, including resume building and cover letter development, email programs@abpadc.org. 
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Spring Student Volunteer 

Department of the Treasury 
Work Schedule: Part-Time
Description: Departmental Offices are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated students to serve as non-paid student volunteers to assist in the performance of its mission. Students will be exposed to the Federal work environment and will learn about the mission and the roles and responsibilities of the Department of the Treasury.
Eligibility:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (proper documentation required)
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Successfully complete Pre-Employment Background Investigation
  • Actively enrolled at least part-time in an accredited institution
  • Must be in good academic standing (2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale)
  • Actively enrolled as a degree-seeking student at an accredited educational institution not less than half-time. Evidence of a current unofficial transcript must be provided
  • Must possess a desire to learn about government and public policy and be skillful to perform a variety of tasks relating to activities in the areas of finance
  • Must have the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Stong written and oral communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint, Visio, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to organize a variety of assignments simultaneously and meet tight deadlines
Location: Washington, DC
Compensation: Unpaid
Application Deadline: October 26, 2018
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Socially Responsible Investment Interns

Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Work Schedule: Varies
Description: OPIC's Internship Program offers valuable experience that contributes to educational and professional growth, and may be applied in any future employment endeavor, including federal, state and local governments or in the private sector. The ideal candidate should have a undergraduate or graduate level academic concentration in business, international development, economics, or finance.
Eligibility:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • Must be enrolled, or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student with a minimum of 60 credits
Location: Washington, DC
Compensation: Unpaid
Application Deadline: April 6, 2019
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Summer 2019 2L Student Honors Legal Program

Securities and Exchange Commission 
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Description: Intern assignments range from supporting litigation to assisting with drafting new regulations to helping with reviews, exams or public outreach. Law student interns will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions' work. Work assignments may vary based on the Division or Office the student is assigned.
Eligibility:
  • 18 years or older at the time of appointment.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov)
  • You must be suitable for federal employment
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited US law school program as a 2L law student at the time of application.
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (8 credits or the equivalent)
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred
  • Relatives of current SEC employees are ineligible
Locations:
  • Washington, DC
  • Boston, MA
  • New York, NY
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Miami, FL
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Denver, CO
  • Los Angelos, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
Compensation: Unpaid. Academic or work-study possible. 
Application Deadline: November 14, 2018
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Student Volunteer Intern 

Government Accountability Office
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Description: Intern(s) will gain first- hand experience within GAO's work environment, learn about the federal government and perform a variety of tasks related to supporting GAO activities.
Eligibility:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must be actively enrolled at least half-time in a degree seeking accredited educational institution
  • Must be in good academic standing
  • Must be available to work at least 20 hours a week
  • Must be free from conflict of interest
  • Must be able to pass a valid background check willing to sign a non disclosure agreement
  • Continued enrollment in qualifying academic program for the duration of volunteer service.
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor or school administrator (High School Applicants ONLY)
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must have the ability to communicate orally and in writing to a variety of audiences
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must be ability to organize a variety of assignments simultaneously to meet deadlines.
  • Must have a working knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
Location: Washington, DC
Compensation: Unpaid
Application Deadline: December 31, 2018
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Spring 2019 Student Honors Business Program

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Work Schedule: Varies

Description: Business students will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions' work. That work depends upon the division or office where the student works. Business intern assignments range from supporting securities regulations to assisting in professional administrative duties such as human resources, contracting, auditing, etc.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Enrolled and/or accepted into an accredited university
  • 18 years or older at the time of appointment
  • Must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov)
  • Must be suitable for federal employment
  • Must be an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior student as of January 31, 2019 or accepted into a graduate degree program for Spring 2019
  • Must be enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student no later than January 31, 2019
  • Must be taking at least half-time academic course load
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred
  • Relatives of current SEC employees are ineligible

Locations: Varies. Includes Washington, DC

Compensation: Unpaid. Academic credit available

Application Deadline: October 17, 2018

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Education Division Internships

The Federal Judicial Center 

Work Schedule: Part-Time

Description: Intern(s) will assist in the Education Division's mission to produce educational programs, materials, and resources for federal court of appeals, district, bankruptcy, and magistrate judges and for federal judicial branch employees, including persons serving in clerk of court, probation and pretrial services offices.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be a student currently enrolled and seeking an undergraduate degree at a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis
  • Selectee must favorably complete a background investigation
  • Relatives of Center staff members may not be employed at the Center in any capacity
  • Ability to engage with and complete the activities listed in position description

Location: Washington, DC

Compensation: $11.74/hour

Application Deadline: December 31st, 2018

 

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Information Technology Office Internships

The Federal Judicial Center

Location: Washington, DC
Work Schedule: Part-Time
Description: The Information Technology Office (ITO) works with each of the other divisions within the Federal Judicial Center: Research, Education, History, and International Relations. ITO consists of an applications development team, systems team, and a technical support team. The internship work will be primarily with the program support team to provide A/V support in technology equipped conference and meetings room. The internship may also include work with the systems and development teams.
Eligibility: 
  • Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a students currently enrolled and seeking an undergraduate degree at a qualifying educational institution, on a full or half-time basis
  • Selectee must favorably complete a background investigation.
  • Must not be a relative of Center staff members
  • Must possess the ability to engage with and complete the activities listed in position responsibilities section
Compensation: $11.74/hour
Application Deadline: March 29, 2019

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