Special Career Opportunities

Special Opportunities in Treasury Department’s Office of Domestic Finance: Implementing the Emergency Capital Investment Program

Now Recruiting for International Economists

Treasury’s Office of International Affairs (IA) is now accepting applications for International Economist with multiple openings in Washington, D.C.  IA works to ensure the most favorable external environment for sustained jobs and economic growth in the United States.  IA economists produce international policy analyses to support the work of the Secretary and to inform the office’s diverse but interrelated set of activities including promoting policy positions, securing commitments, and negotiating agreements around the world supportive of U.S. goals.  IA engages with groups of countries on a multilateral basis through fora such as the G7, the G20, the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and in bilateral engagements either directly with counterparts in foreign ministries of finance or through structured forums.


International Economists assist senior-level Treasury officials in the development of U.S. international economic policy.  Typical duties include:

  • Preparing regular updates of regional economic or financial market activity for senior leaders
  • Conducting background research on relevant regional economic issues or sectoral policies
  • Developing policy analysis of regional economies, financial reforms, trade and investment initiatives, or development, environment and energy issues
  • Attending and reporting on official meetings in and outside of government
  • Interacting with other Treasury offices, U.S. Government agencies, and foreign officials on relevant matters
  • Drafting policy papers and/or memos on key issues affecting the region or relevant topic area.


Qualifications: Staff are assigned substantive portfolios with a significant economics/finance component.  In addition to strong analytical skills, positions require the ability to present views clearly, concisely and in short-time frames, both orally and in writing.  Candidates customarily have a masters or doctorate degree in economics, international affairs, public policy, finance or business.  Candidates need a minimum of 21 credit hours in economics (either undergraduate or graduate level classes are acceptable) plus 3 credit hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.  Positions are announced on USAJobs.gov at the GS-11, GS-12, GS-13, and GS-14 levels.  Foreign language capability is desirable, but not necessary. All candidates must be U.S. citizens and able to obtain and maintain a national security clearance.


How to Apply:  Interested candidates should apply online to the vacancy announcement that can be found on USAJobs at this link:  https://www.usajobs.gov/job/653922000.


Zoom Information Session:  IA will host a Zoom Information Session to talk about the organization, explain the hiring process, and answer candidates’ questions (if you cannot make the session we plan to record and post it on the website):

  • When: May 18, 2022  03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • Webinar ID: 161 816 6905
  • Please click this link to join the webinar: https://ustreasury.zoomgov.com/j/1618166905
  • Or One tap mobile:  US: +16692545252,,1618166905#  or +16468287666,,1618166905#
  • Or Telephone: US: +1 669 254 5252  or +1 646 828 7666  or +1 669 216 1590  or +1 551 285 1373  or 833 568 8864 (Toll Free)
  • International numbers available: https://ustreasury.zoomgov.com/u/aOgm7XKjz