Structured Finance Internship

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Apr 17, 2021
Closes
Apr 25, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Unpaid internships with DFC are offered year round in Washington, D.C., and can last from 12 weeks to 12 months. Within the Office of Structured Finance and Insurance (OSFI), Project Teams in Structured Finance work to provide debt financing to projects located in less developed countries where such support will have a developmental impact. Projects include: infrastructure, energy projects, financial sector, telecommunications, health care and other highly complex transactions.

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Responsibilities

Interns working for a Project Team in Structured Finance, graduate interns have exposure to international project finance and work in collaboration with seasoned financiers in the loan origination process. Graduate interns serve as junior analysts and may be involved in all stages of project approval as part of a project team. Interns typically work on three to six transactions, depending on the complexity of the projects and the amount of time an intern is available. Typical duties include:
  • Reviewing applications for financing;
  • Reviewing existing financial statements of the sponsor or of the project;
  • Building, analyzing and running sensitivities of financial models of projected project cash flows;
  • Writing country political and economic summaries and political risk analyses;
  • Preparing portions of loan papers being presented to Credit or Investment Committee;
  • Collaborating with Investment Officers to present the proposed loan to an approval committee;
  • Working with members of other departments to receive required policy clearances; and
  • Working with a project team to assist in the processing of disbursement requests.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

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


Qualifications

Applicants must be United States citizens actively enrolled at least part-time in an accredited college or university in a relevant graduate (or equivalent) degree program. Specific programs include: Finance, Accounting, International Affairs, International Development, International Relations or International Economics. Actively enrolled means that you have not had a break of more than 5 months since your last course.

Previous work experience, particularly in Business or International Business, is required.

Education

See above mentioned educational requirements.

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 for consideration. A separate application should be submitted for each internship of interest.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing

Required Documents

To apply for this internship, you must submit a complete, which includes:

1. Your Resume
2. Your Unofficial Transcript

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