Socially Responsible Investment 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

SRI Finance is a specialty group offering customized finance, fund and insurance products engaging socially responsible investors in the impact sectors which include agriculture, access to finance and housing for the underserved, education, healthcare, information, communications/technology (ICT), renewable energy, water and sanitation. It provides direct and indirect support for projects through direct origination of financing or insurance support or linkages created or assisted by OPIC through consultation, education and outreach. By providing debt financing to for- and not-for-profit entities, big and small, OPIC helps to jumpstart or expand endeavors working alongside philanthropic investors in blended finance transactions. Increasing access to capital helps to move projects to scale thereby empowering people in developing countries to build better futures.

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 in a relevant undergraduate graduate degree program with a minimum of 60 credits. The ideal candidate should have a undergraduate or graduate level academic concentration in business, international development, economics, or finance.

Education

Applicants must be enrolled at least part-time in an accredited college or university in a relevant undergraduate graduate degree program with a minimum of 60 credits. The ideal candidate should have a undergraduate or graduate level academic concentration in business, international development, economics, or finance.

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 Socially Responsible Investment 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)