Location: Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; Fort Worth, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC
Job Link for Headquarters in Washington, DC: https://sec.usajobs.gov/job/762814500
Job Link for Regional Offices: https://sec.usajobs.gov/job/762811900
The SEC is actively recruiting for the SEC Scholars Business Program for Summer 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 May 20, 2024 and conclude on July 26, 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.
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 Summer. This will be determined and agreed upon based on the selectee's 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.
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.
We hope you will join us for one of the virtual information sessions, register now!
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.
In order to qualify for this position at the grade GS/SK-03 (e.g. Sophomore) 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 (e.g. Junior) level you must have successfully completed at least two full years above high school ORan associate's degree (e.g. completed sophomore year of college).
In order to qualify for this position at the grade GS/SK-05 (e.g. Senior, completion of at least 120 undergraduate credits/ Pursing masters) level you must have successfully completed at least a four year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree ORa bachelor's degree.
In order to qualify for this position at the grade GS/SK-07 (e.g. 2nd year of Masters) level you must have successfully completed: (A)One full year of graduate level education. OR (B) Completed all the requirements for a bachelor's degreeandclaim Superior Academic Achievement. In order to be creditable under this provision, Superior Academic Achievement must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled. Superior Academic Achievement is based on: (1) Class Standing - You must be in the upper third of the graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as the College of Liberal Arts or the School of Business Administration, based on completed courses; OR (2) Grade Point Average (G.P.A.) - You must have a grade point average of either (a) 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B" or better) as recorded on your official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (b) 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 ("B+" or better) based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field or the required courses in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; OR (3) Honor Society Membership - You may be considered eligible based on membership in one of the approved national scholastic honor societies listed by the Association of College Honor Societies.
Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
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.