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Undergraduate Internship Program - Finance Resource Officer

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $42,331 – $44,751 ($20.28 - $21.44 per hour)
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

As a Finance Resource Officer Undergraduate Intern for the CIA, you will work with an accomplished and diverse team, providing a full range of financial support for mission requirements. Finance Resource Officers serve as one of the most trusted and financially accountable officers within the Agency and are responsible for the analysis and processing of financial transactions to ensure the financial integrity of the Agency's funds. With training and mentorship, you will learn to use a variety of systems and process a wide range of financial transactions. You will use your analytic skills to review reports, monitor general ledger accounts, develop financial calculations based on Agency and Federal regulations and unique operational activities, and conduct a myriad of other job functions such as bill payments, contract payments and the monitoring of cash flow. You will be directly linked to customers, helping them solve routine and complex financial processes.

Working side-by-side with other Finance Resource Officers you will be challenged to use your talents in the financial arena and deliver innovative and agile solutions in support of the CIA’s global mission.

The CIA is committed to your development, and provides opportunities to advance and strengthen your technical expertise throughout your internship.  The Undergraduate Internship Program also allows you and the Agency to assess opportunities for permanent employment following your completion of undergraduate school.

Offices of the CIA - Directorate of Support

The Directorate of Support (DS) provides everything the CIA needs to accomplish its critical mission of defending our nation. The DS provides business operations support to Agency components including all aspects of security, logistics, facilities, finance, education, medical services and human resources. Learn more about the Directorate of Support.

Life at CIA:

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, the CIA offers exciting career opportunities and a dynamic environment. We're on the forefront of world-altering events - as they happen. So working here isn't just a job, it's a mindset and a lifestyle.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Full-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Accounting
    • Business Administration
    • Business Management
    • Economics
    • Finance
  • Working towards completing a minimum of two accounting courses with a “B” or better
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale
  • Availability to work at least one 90-day tour prior to graduation
  • Attending school on a full-time basis before/following this internship
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to financial detail

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):

  • Resume
  • Cover letter in which you specify your qualifications
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees

ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE RELOCATION TO THE WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREA.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

To Apply:

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Application Instructions

An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.


Posted: Aug 05, 2011 11:23 AM
Last Updated: Feb 20, 2018 06:52 PM

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