Portfolio Management Division Internship

Washington, D.C
Jul 20, 2021
Jul 28, 2021
Full Time


Unpaid internships with DFC 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. DFC'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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Portfolio Management Division ("PMD") is responsible for project monitoring, which includes compliance review, disbursements, ongoing monitoring, restructuring, workouts, and ultimate collection of DFC's finance portfolio. PMD also coordinates project advocacy with U.S. and local governments as necessary. PMD may work with third-party lenders and non-DFC service providers to provide sound credit and administrative procedures and performance, and provides credit approvals for outside collection servicers. PMD supports the Non-Honoring of Sovereign Guarantee Product in Insurance and has supported Investment Funds when requested. Interns serve as junior financial analysts and will be involved in all stages of monitoring a portfolio of corporate and project finance loans as part of a Project Team.

Interns may spread and review financial statements, analyze models of projected project cash flows, research various policy issues, prepare country economic and political risk analyses, prepare credit reviews of outstanding loans and work with PMD Officers in their review and monitoring of problem accounts.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


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 currently enrolled or have been accepted for enrollment (at least part-time) in an accredited college or university


Applicants must be United States citizens actively enrolled at least part-time in an accredited college or university seeking a degree in finance, Economics or International Business, or pursuing a master's degree. Must be in good academic standing. Finance and Financial Analysis experience preferred.


Applicants must be enrolled at least part-time in an accredited college or university seeking a degree in finance, Economics or International Business, or pursuing a master's degree.

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

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

Trust determination process

Required Documents

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

1. Your Resume
2. Your Unofficial Transcript