The Domestic Finance Junior Fellowship is a selective, fixed two-year program for college graduates to work at one of the Offices within Domestic Finance. Junior Fellows have exposure to multiple policy issues and opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills. They typically perform a variety of tasks that include analyzing domestic economic and financial developments and financial stability risks, examining financial market data, conducting analytical studies, and developing policy recommendations. Junior Fellows also support working group and various committees, which will include engagement with senior officials at Treasury and the various member from other Federal agencies.
Junior Fellows are usually hired at the GS-9 level and receive standard Treasury benefits.
Strong candidates will have recently received a bachelor’s or graduate-level degree with relevant coursework in finance, economics, public policy, accounting, law, international relations, or related fields. Domestic Finance is committed to attracting and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We recognize that different perspectives and experiences among our employees are workforce strengths and contribute to better policymaking.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications are due March 7, 2023 to DFFellows@treasury.gov.
Applications include a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and transcript(s) attesting to academic qualifications and career potential. You may optionally submit up to two recommendation letters in the same email to add additional insight on your application. In the email, candidates must also
- Indicate a desired office to work in;
- indicate a desired start date;
- confirm they hold U.S. citizenship (must be able to provide documentation);
- note veterans’ preference, if applicable; and
- include a resume that demonstrates 52 weeks (2,080 hours) of paid or unpaid work, volunteer, or extracurricular experience relevant to the duties described above.
Please submit your resume following the guidelines for a federal resume, found here. Note that there is no need to limit the resume to one page. Please expand on duties performed for each professional or extracurricular job or activity listed (volunteer work, work study, etc.) to demonstrate requisite experience. Please also include the time period when the job or activity took place with the average number of hours per week (e.g., June 2021 to August 2021, avg. 30 hours per week).
Candidates passing a first round of screening will be asked to respond to two short essay questions.
Please contact DFFellows@treasury.gov with questions or requests for assistance.