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Undergraduate Internship Program - Finance Resource Officer

There are currently no openings for this position.
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There are currently no openings for this position. Please check back periodically as our hiring needs change.

At a Glance

  • Full time

  • Washington, DC metro area

  • Starting salary: $43,300 - $45,775 ($20.75-$21.93 per hour)

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible)

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.

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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.

US citizenship required (dual-national US citizens eligible). All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metro area.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 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

All applicants must successfully complete:
  • A thorough medical and psychological exam
  • A polygraph interview
  • A comprehensive background investigation

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last 12 months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to 12 months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

If you are ready to apply, add this position to your job cart. You can add up to four (4) positions. Job cart selections will only be retained during this site visit, so be sure to click "Apply Now" before closing the browser window. After clicking "Apply Now" you will be taken to the application account creation page. The positions will appear in the cart once you have created an account.

DO NOT submit multiple applications; this will only slow the review of your application and delay processing. Please read the Application Instructions carefully before you begin the online application process.

Important application instructions for this position:

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

  • Resume
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees

Important Notice: Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are seeking employment with the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. Once you reveal your interest you lose control of that information. We ask all applicants to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the CIA. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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Posted: Aug 17, 2018 11:44 AM
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2018 11:44 AM

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