The SEC is actively recruiting for the SEC Scholars Business Program for Spring 2024. The program targets currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students to participate in a ten-week internships, these are temporary appointments.
The SEC Scholars Program will tentatively begin January 15, 2024 and conclude on March 22, 2024.
Conditions of Employment:
This position is open to U.S. Citizens.
Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.
Typical duties include:
SEC Scholars Business students will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions' work. That work depends upon the division or office where the student works. Business intern assignments range from supporting securities regulations to assisting in professional administrative duties such as human resources, contracting, auditing, etc.
The SEC Scholars Program will be full-time or part-time in the Spring. This will be determined and agreed upon based on the selectees academic course load schedule and division/office needs. You will have the opportunity to discuss schedule, hours, etc. upon selection and acceptance into the program. Interns must work a minimum of 16 hours per week.
In order to be eligible for this internship under the SEC Scholars Program:
You must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled and seeking a degree or certificate at a qualifying educational institution on at least a half-time basis (as determined by the educational institution); AND
You must possess a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of a 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent.
You must continue to meet these eligibility requirements throughout the duration of your appointment under the SEC Scholars Program.
Note: A "certificate program" is defined as a post-secondary education, in a qualifying educational institution, equivalent to at least one academic year of full-time study that is part of an accredited college-level, technical, trade, vocational, or legal school curriculum.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the job announcement.
Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
In order to qualify for this position at the grade GS/SK-03 level you must have successfully completed at least one full year above high school (e.g. completed freshman year of college).
In order to qualify for this position at the grade GS/SK-04 level you must have successfully completed at least two full years above high school OR an associate's degree (e.g. completed sophomore year of college).
In order to qualify for this position at the grade GS/SK-05 level you must have successfully completed at least a four year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree OR a bachelor's degree.
In order to qualify for this position at the grade GS/SK-07 level you must have successfully completed: (A)One full year of graduate level education. OR (B) Completed all the requirements for a bachelor's degreeand claim Superior Academic Achievement. Refer to the announcement for a definition of superior academic achievement.
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The SEC’s Office of Human Resources is excited to host upcoming virtual information sessions designed to share information about our agency’s SEC Scholars Program under the Pathways Internship Program, application process, and helpful tips for interested applicants.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's mission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The agency seeks high-caliber employees who share the same values of integrity, fairness, accountability, resourcefulness, teamwork, and commitment to excellence.