Spring 2018 Student Honors Business Program (Graduate)

Washington D.C.
Oct 10, 2017
Oct 10, 2017
Analyst, Business
Full Time

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is looking for the best and brightest to volunteer alongside our team. Our mission includes advocating for investors who seek to secure a future for their family, providing guidance and regulations for the nation's securities industry in an increasingly global market, and taking action with an eye toward promoting the capital formation necessary to sustain economic growth.

The SEC is seeking bright, innovative, results-oriented individuals for our Student Honors Business Program for graduate and professional degree seeking students in the Washington, DC Office and our Regional Offices. We offer graduate students robust responsibilities and experiences that enhance their potential careers. Over the course of the semester based program, students work with Commission staff on projects particular to the specific Division or Office to which they are assigned. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in seminars/workshops, and roundtable discussions that will provide detailed information and guidance on securities regulations and laws.

The Spring 2018 Student Honors Business Program for graduate students will officially begin January 9, 2018 and conclude April 20, 2018.

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Relocation expenses reimbursed No


You must be a U.S. Citizen.
Accepted and/or enrolled as an graduate/professional degree student.
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.

Graduate students must be enrolled at least half-time (9 credit hours per semester or the equivalent) in an accredited college or university to participate in the Student Honors Business Program.

- Must be accepted or enrolled as a graduate student as of January 1, 2018.
- 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

Reasonable Accommodation: If you are an applicant who needs a reasonable accommodation for disability to participate in the application process at the SEC, submit the form for Reasonable Accommodation for Participation in Job Application Process here. Please be sure to submit your request at least 5 business days in advance of the date you need the requested accommodation.

TTY/ASCII: Video Relay Service users are welcome to contact the appropriate SEC office or employee via the contact information listed above. If you do not otherwise have access to a Video Phone or Video Relay service, you may send us an email or use the Federal Video Relay Service via the internet. For more information about using the Federal Relay Service and to create a new account, please see: http://fedvrs.us/

Under 5.U.S.C. 3111, a student volunteer is not a Federal employee for any purposes other than injury compensation and law related to the Tort Claims Act. Service is not creditable for leave or any other employee benefits however, transportation subsidy to and from your assigned duty station may be available.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476969500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Assessment Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this opportunity. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the hiring committee for each location selected for volunteer internship opportunities.

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