The Career Development Center lists many on-going internships at the DESTINATIONS web portal. Feel free to check that listing for a full range of credit and non-credit offerings. Those listed below are special, short-term opportunities.
Financial Management Scholars Program - Student Vacancy Announcement
The FDIC is accepting applications for the Financial Management Scholars Program nationwide. NOTE: Vacancy is open through December 13, 2013 only.
The FDIC's Financial Management Scholars Program (FMSP) is a paid internship that may lead to a post-graduation employment offer in the FDIC's Corporate Employee Program (CEP), a 3-4 year training program leading to professional certification as a commissioned bank examiner or resolutions and receiverships specialist. The FDIC seeks applicants with strong analytical and quantitative skills, knowledge of the basic principles of accounting and finance, the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, the ability to work both independently and in teams, and an interest in public service.
Scholars will be placed, based on their availability, in one of two sessions scheduled to run from May 19, 2014 - August 8, 2014 or June 16, 2014 - September 5, 2014. Scholars will attend a one-week orientation session in Washington, DC, followed by a ten-week on-the-job training assignment working out of one of the FDIC's field offices, and will return to Washington, DC during the last week of the program to share their experiences and participate in a skills assessment process.
WHO MAY APPLY: All United States citizens who are enrolled at least half-time as students in an accredited 4-year college or university who will have completed their junior year in college when they enter the program, with a planned graduation date between December 2014 and December 2015; have a current overall GPA of at least 3.25; are majoring in certain specified fields and are in good academic standing as determined by their institutions.
For details, and to apply, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/356841400?share=email.
Questions should be directed to the point of contact on the announcement.
U.S. Department of Transportation/ Federal Highway Administration Summer 2014 STIPDG application period now Open through December 31, 2013
2014 Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG)
Internship Period: June 3rd - August 9th 2014
This paid internship program is open to all qualified candidates without regard to race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. The hands – on program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and skills that will complement academic pursuits. It is designed to mentor and cultivate tomorrow's leaders, strengthen their understanding of the transportation industry and prepare them for future public service opportunities.
Funded by the FHWA's Office of Civil Rights' On-the-Job Training Supportive Services Program, the objective of the STIPDG is to provide college/university students with hands-on experience and on-the-job training while working on current transportation-related topics and issues. The STIPDG is open to all qualified applicants but is designed to provide qualified women, persons with disabilities, and members of diverse groups with summer opportunities in transportation where these groups have been under-represented.
- U.S. Citizens currently enrolled in degree-granting programs of study at accredited U.S. institutions of higher education recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
- Undergraduate juniors or seniors for the fall of 2014. Undergraduate applicants from Junior, Tribal, or Community Colleges must have completed their first year.
- Law Applicants entering their second or third year of law school in the fall of 2014.
- Applicants scheduled to graduate during the spring or summer semesters of 2014 are not eligible for consideration for the STIPDG unless: (1) they have been accepted for graduate school enrollment; (2) they have been accepted for enrollment at an institution of higher education; or (3) their acceptance is pending. In all instances, the applicant must submit with their completed application, all required documentation (with the school's logo) reflecting their status. (There will be no exceptions.)
- Former STIPDG interns may apply but will not necessarily receive preferential consideration.
- Applicants will be evaluated based on the "completeness" of the application and the Required Documents listed below. Priority will be given to those with GPA's of 3.0 or better (for the Major and/or Cumulative).
- Applicants must be available and able to participate through the duration of the 10-week program including closing ceremonies.
Applicants must submit a completed application, to the webpage listed above, no later than the December 31, 2013 deadline.
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To receive full consideration and review, applicants must complete and submit all required information and documents requested online at Http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/education/stipdg.cfm
For further information about the 2014 STIPDG, Contact: Angel Correa, Program Chief, 202 - 366 – 2535, firstname.lastname@example.org
White House Fellows Application for 2014 / 2015 Now Open
White House Announces Fellowship Applications open 1 November 2013 through 15 January 2014
White House Fellows typically spend a year as full-time, paid assistants to senior White House Staff, the Vice President, Cabinet Secretaries and other top-ranking government officials. Their assignments demand a capacity for quick learning and a willingness to work hard, often on issues outside of their area of expertise. Responsibilities range from chairing interagency meetings and designing and implementing federal policies, to drafting speeches for cabinet secretaries to representing their agencies on Capitol Hill and in international treaty negotiations. Job assignments are made by the Director of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships in consultation with agency officials on the basis of interviews conducted during "Placement Week".
Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate education and be working in their chosen professions. Individuals currently employed by the Federal government are not eligible to apply with the exception of career military personnel.
For details, and to apply, visit: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/fellows/2014-2015-applications