AVAILABLE PRIVATE SECTOR INTERNSHIPS

Listed below are available internships within the private sector. 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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Environmental Engineering Intern

AECOM

Location: Arlington, VA
Work Schedule: Unspecified
Description: AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Environmental Engineer Intern for employment in the Arlington, VA office who will be able to successfully execute a wide range of traffic engineering project-related tasks.
Eligibility: 
  • High School Diploma with interest in Environmental Engineering(JR/SRHigh School Student or First/Second year college Student)
  • Capable of using a spreadsheet, word processing, and standard office software
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail is essential; able to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Works well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Due to the nature of this position, US Citizenship is required
  • Must be a District of Columbia Resident
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities preferred
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to present and discuss technical content with clients, regulatory agency staff, and the public preferred 
  • Must be highly self-motivated with the ability to successfully multi-task, perform detail oriented work, and demonstrate effective time management skills preferred
Compensation: Unspecified 
Application Deadline: Unspecified 
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Program Support Intern 

AECOM
Location: Arlington, VA
Work Schedule: Full Time 
Description: AECOM International Development(AID)is seeking an  Intern to support training and capacity development activities. The internship will provide assistance with elements of development project management and proposal preparation.
Eligibility: 
  • Office work experience
  • Strong cross-cultural, communication, time-management, and organizational skills
  • Solid research skills and ability to analyze and write reports
  • Strong computer skills – particularly in MS Office including document formatting, chart and graph creation and spreadsheet / budget creation
  • Strong English writing and editing skill
  • Prior work experience in international development strongly preferred
  • Foreign language skills in French preferred 
  • International travel and cross cultural experience preferred
Compensation: Unspecified 
Application Deadline: Unspecified 
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Financial Intern

Vestar Global
Work Schedule: Unspecified
Description: The intern would get hands on training and insight into the inner workings of a financial services firm. The intern would be required to continuously work on a operational project of the firms choosing. They would also be tasked with two case studies (towards the end of the program) that would entail investment portfolio construction and analysis to be presented and critiqued by an advisor at the end of the internship program.
Eligibility:
  • Have a focus is in Finance, Economics or Business Administration
Location: Tysons, VA
Compensation: Unpaid 
Application Deadline: Unspecified
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Research Intern

PIO Energy 
Work Schedule: Part-Time
Description: Intern must possess strong research skills, and an interest in the renewable energy field. Job duties will include researching state regulations, rebate offerings, etc. for our renewable solutions, searching for and reaching out to potential clients and updating new leads into the CRM system, some administrative tasks, and social media updates.
Eligibility:
  • Must possess strong research skills
  • Must have an interest in the renewable energy field
Location: Herndon, VA
Compensation: Unpaid
Application Deadline: Unspecified
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News Desk Intern

The Defense Post
Work Schedule: Varies 
Description: Intern(s) will have responsibilities, including reporting, copyediting and research. Interns based in major cities (London, Paris, Washington, D.C., etc.) will attend press briefings and other events.
Eligibility:
  • Be a current student or recent graduate, or have a mix of education and experience.
  • Proficiency in Arabic, French, Persian (Farsi) or Russian is a plus
  • Must have excellent English and experience with news writing or writing on military and national security issues
Location: Varies. Washington, DC; London, Paris, etc. 
Compensation: Unpaid. Academic credit available  
Application Deadline: Unspecified 

 

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Global Capital Markets Internship – Sustainable Finance Working Group

Institute of International Finance
Work Schedule: Part-Time
Description: The IIF’s Global Capital Markets Department is seeking an outstanding and highly motivated graduate student to assist with researching work for its Sustainable Finance Working Group. The research will focus on the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), and the objective will be to help take stock of TCFD reports from the financial industry and other stakeholders currently in circulation. These activities will include comparing the reports’ contents, identifying good practices, and sharing findings/implications with IIF members.
Eligibility:
  • Must demonstrate interest or experience in sustainable and/or climate-related finance
  • Have excellent research and writing skills and be able to manage a substantive research project independently.
  • Possess a master’s degree in finance, economics or a related field is preferred but a comparable degree in a related discipline may be acceptable
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office 360 Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required
  • Previous knowledge and/or experience with data providers such as Bloomberg or Haver is an advantage
Location: Washington, DC
Compensation: Unpaid. Academic credit available  
Application Deadline: Unspecified

 

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Global Events Department Internship – Events Program

Institute of International Finance
Work Schedule: Part-Time
Description: The IIF's Global Events team is seeking an outstanding and highly motivated individual to support its event efforts. This unpaid internship offers an excellent opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills within event logistics and programming. Position would involve interaction with event registration, logistics, programs, production and marketing. The internship period is available immediately.  
Eligibility:
  • Available for up to at least 20 hours per week.
  • Be enrolled in an event management program or have experience in event management, event production or a related field
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Strong communication and computer skills are required
Location: Washington, DC
Compensation: Unpaid 
Application Deadline: Unspecified
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Forensic Advisory Services Intern 

Grant Thornton
Location: Arlington, VA
Work Schedule: Full Time 
Description: Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow.  Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients.  
Eligibility: 
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics and related field
  • Qualified to sit for the CPA exam strongly preferred
  • Major and overall minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Willingness and ability to work additional hours and travel to various client sites (as needed)
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel and Access
  • Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Effective project and time management skills for handling multiple priorities and simultaneous projects
  • Enthusiasm to learn through a combination of structured, on-the-job and self-directed training
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment with strong attention to detail
  • Desire to pursue applicable professional certifications (e.g. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS), etc.)
Compensation: Unspecified 
Application Deadline: Unspecified 
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Cyber Risk Intern - Summer 2019

Grant Thornton
Work Schedule: Unspecified
Description: Our Cyber Risk Advisory practice offers an opportunity for you to leverage your technology background and experience to broaden your business and project management skills in a rewarding and challenging environment. Individuals will work on projects across our portfolio of Cyber Risk services and will assist in the development of Cyber Risk strategies, security architecture designs, various Cyber tool implementations, and Cyber risk process operationalization.
Eligibility:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology or related field
  • Major and overall GPA of 3.0/4.0
  • Ability to travel 60%-100%, as required
  • Strong technical aptitude and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to bridge the gap between corporate strategy and technology to help deliver sustainable solutions to our clients
  • Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Effective project and time management skills for handling multiple priorities and simultaneous projects
  • Enthusiasm to learn through a combination of structured, on-the-job and self-directed training
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment
  • Desire to pursue applicable professional certification (CISSP, SANS GIAC, NSA IAM, NSA IEM., CISA, CISM)
Location: Arlington, VA
Compensation: Unspecified
Application Deadline: Unspecified

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