Securities and Exchange Commission

Student Trainee (Program Support)- Spring 2024 (RO)

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Job Location

San Antonio, TX, United States

Job Description

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. Please see linked announcement for students interested in applying to our Washington, D.C. Headquarters location. The SEC Scholars Program will tentatively begin January 16, 2024 and conclude on March 22,2024.

Do you want to perform challenging work in a professional environment? Begin by investing in your career and future at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). At the SEC, we are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) and value a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the communities we serve. As such, we welcome applications from qualified individuals of all backgrounds who share our commitment to public service for the Spring 2024 SEC Scholars Business Program in our Regional Offices. Over the course of ten weeks, students work with Commission staff on projects particular to the specific Division or Office to which they are assigned. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in seminars/workshops; roundtable discussions, and a mentoring program that will provide detailed information and guidance on securities laws. The SEC is offering a ten-week PAID Internship program.

Location: San Antonio, Texas, United States

Posted Date: 9/12/2023

Job Requirements

The SEC is looking for undergraduate and graduate students in the following fields of study: Accounting Anthropology Applied Economics Biology Biostatistics Bio-Technology Blockchain Technology Business Analytics Business/Business Administration Chemistry Communications Computer Science Contracts/Purchasing Criminal Justice Cybersecurity Data Management Data Science Distributed Ledger Technology Econometrics/Quantitative Economics Electrical/Computer Engineering English Finance Financial Technology (FinTech) Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Government Graphic/Web Design History Human Resource Management Industrial Engineering Industrial Management Information Systems Information Technology International Affairs Journalism Labor Relations Library Sciences Literature Management/Project Management Marketing Mathematics Operations Research Philosophy Physics Political Science Psychology Public Administration Quantitative Methods Social Media Social Sciences Sociology Statistics Systems Engineering Eligibility Requirements 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 degree and claim 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.
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September 12, 2023
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