Spring 2020 Student Honors Business Program

Securities and Exchange Commission | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 7/29/2019
Description Business student volunteers will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions' work. That work depends upon the division or office where the student works. Business intern assignments range from supporting securities regulations to assisting in professional administrative duties such as human resources, contracting, auditing, etc.




Business student volunteers will be assigned to work with SEC staff members on projects and assignments that cover a broad range of the Commissions' work. That work depends upon the division or office where the student works. Business intern assignments range from supporting securities regulations to assisting in professional administrative duties such as human resources, contracting, auditing, etc.
Internship opportunities in the Spring are full time and/or part time with a minimum 15 hours requirement per week. This is determined and agreed upon based on the volunteer student's academic course load schedule and division/office needs. You will have the opportunity to discuss schedule, hours, etc. upon selection and acceptance into the program.

For information about the opportunities and the work that interns do in specific divisions and offices, please read the SEC's website.
  • The SEC is looking for the following majors at the undergraduate and graduate/professional levels:
  • Accounting/Economics/Finance
  • Business Administration (Contracting/Procurement, Management, Project Management)
  • Human Resources/Human Resources Development (Washington, DC ONLY)
  • Information Technology/Computer Science/Information Systems
  • Graphic Design
  • Data Sciences
  • Mathematics/Statistics
  • Cybersecurity
  • Public Administration/Government
  • Criminal Justice
  • Library Sciences (Washington, DC ONLY)
  • Communications/Marketing
  • Journalism/English/Literature
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Behavorial Economics
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior




All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Undergraduate and graduate students must be enrolled and/or accepted at an accredited university or college AND enrolled least half-time (6 credits per semester or the equivalent) in an accredited college or university to participate in the Student Honors Business Program.
- Must be an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior undergraduate student as of January 31, 2020.
OR
- Must be accepted into a graduate degree program for Spring 2020.
AND
- Must be enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student no later than January 31, 2020.
- Must be taking at least half-time academic course load
- A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred
- Relatives of current SEC employees are ineligible

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