NON-PAID Student Volunteer Intern (Economic Impact Analysis)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 20, 2017
Closes
Sep 28, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The Office of Investment Policy (OIP) analyzes proposed investment projects to ensure their eligibility for OPIC assistance with regard to the agency's policies on worker rights and environmental standards, employment and development and market effects; performs risk analyses and portfolio analyses; and monitors existing projects to assure continued adherence to contractual provisions and statutory requirements.

The Economic Impact Analysis Group internship involves working with staff economists to manage and develop summaries of data collected by OIP. We are seeking someone with an interest in international development or international economics who has a strong background in quantitative analysis, such as statistics and/or econometrics. Experience with Excel and/or Access is desired.
This internship offers students the opportunity to apply their graduate training in the areas of development and trade economics as well as international finance, combining both private and public sector interests.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be registered for Selective Service if applicable (www.sss.gov).
  • NON-PAID Student Opportunity
  • Applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a background investigation
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must provide current 2016 transcript or letter of acceptance
  • All students must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student (Graduated level or higher), taking at least a half-time academic course load.
    Preferred studies/degrees: Ideal candidates include students with strong interest in development economics, international economics and trade policy as well as Environmental Studies.
    Individuals with initiative and ability to work independently are highly desired.

    Applicants must be student seeking A Master’s degree in Economics, Economic Development, Environmental Studies, Trade Policy, International Economics or a related field. Relevant work experience is preferred.

    All application materials become the property of the agency and will not be returned. All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

    Students must be willing and able to travel at their own expense to Washington, D.C. to carry out the Internship. All qualified students will receive consideration for this position without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, political affiliation, labor organization affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factors. OPIC welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities.
     
    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT:
    OPIC provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Specialist listed in the contact information of the vacancy announcement. Hard of hearing or deaf individuals may contact the Human Resources Office via the TTY (TDD) number that is listed in the contact information of the vacancy announcement, or via the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 (TTY/ASCII) or http://www.frso.us/index.jsp, or their state or local relay service. Periodically, the Office of Personnel Management conducts applicant satisfaction surveys. If you are selected to participate, we encourage you to provide feedback. It will assist both OPM and OPIC in making the online application process better. Thank You! 

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

    Department Intern Coordinators receive all applications of qualified students to review, conduct interviews, and make selections. OPIC cannot pay travel expenses. Therefore, face-to-face interviews are not required. Interviews may be conducted by phone.
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