Risk Management Internship

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 14, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Unpaid internships with OPIC are offered year round in Washington, D.C., and can last from 12 weeks to 12 months. Duties vary based on the department and/or office in which the intern is placed. 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.
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Responsibilities

The Department of Financial and Portfolio Management (DFPM) oversees efforts to maintain and grow OPIC's worldwide portfolio. The Risk Management Division, a unit within the Department of Financial & Portfolio Management, is responsible for developing and establishing portfolio risk measurement and management methodologies, providing the agency with an overall risk tolerance framework. Risk Management advises management on the establishment of guidance limits with respect to exposure concentration and reports on the overall risk profile of the portfolio to the Board Risk and Audit Committees and Senior Management.

Interns assist in: establishing global risk measurement and management methodologies with respect to regional, country, sector and customer concentrations; evaluating portfolio risk and historical performance; enhancing risk database design and analytical reviews; and other risk management tasks. Interns will be exposed to the transactions in all of OPIC's product lines.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required
  • Must be currently enrolled at least part-time in an accredited college or university
  • Must be suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt


Qualifications

Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled at least part-time in an accredited college or university seeking an advanced (graduate level) degree in International Affairs/Development, Finance, Statistics or Accounting. Successful completion of a background investigation is also required.

Education

Applicants must be enrolled at least part-time in an accredited college or university seeking an advanced (graduate level) degree in International Affairs/Development, Finance, Statistics or Accounting.

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applications will be reviewed to ensure eligibility under this program. Applications of eligible students will be forwarded to the Department indicated on the letter of interest. A separate application should be submitted for each internship of interest.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

To apply for this internship, you must submit a complete Application Package to interns@opic.gov with Risk Management in the subject line, which includes:

1. Your Resume
2. Your Unofficial Transcript
3. OPIC Internship Letter of Interest (use the form found at https://www.opic.gov/who-we-are/careers/developmental-opportunities)

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