Whether you’re an undergraduate, recent grad or grad student, we want you to bring your skills and drive here. As a growing agency, we’re looking to bring on energetic, dedicated people for internships and full-time positions across our teams. There is something for you here.
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We combine best practices from the public and private sectors to build a world-class organization. We listen to and adopt ideas from all levels of the organization. Serving American consumers isn’t just our job, it’s our passion.
Brandeis Honor Attorney Program
A two-year fellowship designed to provide exceptional law students and recent graduates with early, substantive opportunities to use and develop their legal skills and make a difference in the lives of American consumers. Through the course of the program, Honors Attorneys will be given increasingly complex assignments designed to build their legal skills and increase their ability to support the CFPB’s mission. Honors Attorneys will be placed in specific Bureau offices, but will also have opportunities to rotate into different offices to develop additional skills and collaborate on projects across the Bureau. In addition, the program includes training opportunities to enhance a new attorneys’ writing, analytical thinking, and other legal skills, as well as their understanding of the Bureau’s mission and work.
The application window for 2014 starts July 27 and will close on September 7, 2014.
CFPB Summer Internship (Pathways Program)
A twelve week summer internship program for high potential students to assist in a variety of operational and mission oriented projects. Students will receive on-the-job training in the technical aspects of the organization’s work. Your interest, knowledge and academic background play a large role in determining assignments, along with the needs of the team.
CFPB employs intern talent in the following divisions (offices):
OperationsAdministration, Finance, Human Capital, Technology & Innovation, Consumer Response, Minority and Women Inclusion, and Procurement
Consumer Education & EngagementCustomer Engagement, Financial Education, Financial Empowerment, Older Americans, Servicemember Affairs, and Students
Supervision, Enforcement & Fair LendingEnforcement, Fair Lending & Equal Opportunity, Large Bank Supervision, Non-Bank Supervision
External AffairsCommunications, Community Affairs, Financial Institutions, Consumer Advisory Board & Councils, Intergovernmental Affairs, Legislative Affairs
Legal DivisionGeneral Law & Ethics, Oversight, Litigation & Enforcement, Law & Policy Research, Markets and Regulations - Card Markets, Credit Information, Collections & Deposit Markets, Installment & Liquidity, Mortgage Markets, Regulations, Research
Application TimelinesSummer internships – Applications will be in October. Our posting for summer 2015 legal internships is expected to be live during the week of October 6, and our general internship posting will be available the week of Oct 20th. We will be accepting a limited number of applications per posting. Applicants must be submitted via our jobs page during the application window to be considered.
Director’s Financial Analyst Program
A two-year fellowship with rotations working with Research, Markets & Regulations, Supervision, Enforcement, Fair Lending & Equal Opportunity, Strategy and Operations with a “supply and demand” approach. Your skills and interests play a large role in determining assignments, along with the needs of the teams.
You’ll finish the program with experience you can use at elite institutions in any sector, poised to make huge leaps forward in your career.
The program will feature:
- Meaningful work on projects that impact consumers.
- Mentorship from seasoned career development advisors with experience in the private and public sectors.
- Professional training on financial markets, problem-solving and interpersonal skills development from “best in class” trainers, designed to match those offered by top financial services providers.
- Unparalleled access to data.
Presidential Management Fellows
We are committed to hiring and developing Presidential Management Fellows. Read more about how to apply to be a Presidential Management Fellow.
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