Development Finance Corporation (Formerly Overseas Private Investment Corporation).The Office of the Chief Development Officer (OCDO) provides DFC with development impact goals and metrics, as well as support to the U.S. government on essential policy initiatives related to development impact and its impact on foreign policy. OCDO works closely with DFC’s finance departments, the Office of Development Impact and the Office of the President, as well as other parts of the US government, on various initiatives.
Development Finance Corporation (Formerly Overseas Private Investment Corporation) Duties:
As a Development Impact and Policy Analysis intern, students will have the opportunity to apply their training in development, economics, and/or international finance, combining interests from both the private and public sectors. Interns will evaluate policy options, conduct fundamental market research, and analyze the development impact of potential investments in emerging markets. Additional responsibilities include preparing input for briefing papers for US government initiatives and meetings, researching international development challenges,
assessing economic risks. The intern will also perform some administrative duties as needed including OCDO development or attending conferences, travel planning and other tasks for the team as needed. Internship participants will have the opportunity to learn about transactions across a wide variety of DFC’s product lines, building valuable skills and relationships.
Development Finance Corporation (Formerly Overseas Private Investment Corporation)
This is an internship that will last approximately 12 weeks, but may be extended provided the applicant is a student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program.
Terms of employment
- Must be suitable for federal employment as determined by background investigation.
- Selective Service registration is required for male applicants, unless exempted.
- Must be actively enrolled (at least part-time) in an accredited college or university.
- US citizenship is required.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens enrolled at least part-time in an accredited college or university as an undergraduate studying economics, finance, international relations, development policy, or other related subjects. or pursuing a Masters program. Successful completion of a background investigation is also required. Strong written, research and oral communication skills are required.