Food Security Internship

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
May 10, 2021
Closes
May 18, 2021
Function
Food Service, Server
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Food Security Unit's (FSU) client base, market focus and strategy cover a broad range of sectors critical to food security (agribusiness, storage & logistics, nutrition, and financial services). The FSU team provides investments and TA directly to private sector companies (including social enterprises) as well as to financial intermediaries, including funds, investment companies and commercial lenders.
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Responsibilities

As a junior financial analyst, you may be involved in all stages of project development as part of a project team. Interns also work on tasks in any stage of the origination process for three to six transactions, depending on the number of transactions that a project team is involved in.

Reviewing applications for financing and financial statements; Building or analyzing models of projected project cash flows; Researching various policy issues; Preparing country economic and political risk analyses; Preparing credit reviews of outstanding loans; 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 construct term sheets, participate in negotiations on loan agreement terms, or 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 currently enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment (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

Finance/Accounting background and prior investing experience (PE/VC/DFI/bank), with a plus for ag or emerging markets experience.

Education

Must be actively enrolled in an MBA program.

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

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.