• Application Deadline: 03/16/2021
  • Company: U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois

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 Fall and/or 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.

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 Management/Development (Washington, DC ONLY)
  • Information Technology/Computer Science/Information Systems/Web Development
  • 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)
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior/Organizational Development
  • International Affairs/Public Affairs
  • Psychology/Sociology

Student Honors Program Dates for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 are tentatively as follows: 

  • Fall 2020 – August 31, 2020 through November 20, 2020
  • Spring 2021 – January 25, 2020 through April 16, 2021