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Students and graduates

The CFPB is committed to creating and sustaining a new generation of leaders. There are many opportunities for you to join our work.

Honors Attorney Program

A two-year program that provides law students and recent law school graduates early, substantive opportunities to use and develop their legal skills and make a difference in the lives of American consumers.

Director’s Financial Analyst Program

A highly selective, two-year rotational program. We seek out a small group of talented college graduates and challenge them to use their analytical skills to make financial markets work better for all.

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Research Assistant Program

The application window has closed. Check here starting fall 2023.

A two-year program for recent graduates in economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or behavioral and cognitive research. Working alongside the Bureau's cadre of experienced economists and behavioral researchers, research assistants help study key issues in the consumer financial marketplace.

CFPB Summer Internship

The application window has closed. Check here starting fall 2023.

A twelve-week, paid summer internship program for students to assist in a variety of operational and mission-oriented projects. Students receive on-the-job training in the technical aspects of the organization’s work. The students’ interests, knowledge, and academic background play a large role in determining assignments.

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Working at the CFPB

Help us continue to grow and develop our 21st century agency. The work you do will directly impact the lives of consumers.

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