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U.S. Treasury's Office of International Affairs - Info Session

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Oct 22

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Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027 Room 411

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The U.S. Treasury's Office of International Affairs will be on campus to speak with Columbia students about openings in the following opportunities. - Junior Fellowship Program The Junior Fellowship Program is a selective program that authorizes non-permanent appointments for a period of two years to outstanding individuals who have recently completed undergraduate degrees in economics, public policy, finance, international relations, or law. Junior Fellows are selected on the basis of academic achievement and professional recommendations. Junior Fellows typically perform a specific research project (or projects) that include, but are not limited to: analytical studies leading to publication of mandated reports, analysis of international economic and financial developments, development of specific policy proposals, and briefing documents for international policy coordination activities through bilateral fora and multilateral venues like the Financial Stability Board. Junior Fellows also perform a variety of program support functions throughout their assigned office that may include, but is not limited to: assisting Office Directors and Deputies in managing their work programs, assisting in preparation of travel and related briefing materials, support for IA-wide activities, meetings and conferences, cross-country or regional analysis, monitoring and analyzing news updates for policy implications, records management, and other duties as assigned. Junior Fellows may be selected for a position in any of the IA offices, which include areas of regional focus as well as functional missions: development, international monetary and financial policy, environment and energy, trade and investment, or investment security. Strong candidates have recently completed a bachelor’s degree with a focus in economics, public policy, finance, international relations, or law.We are currently accepting applications for the Junior Fellowship Program through November 8th. - International Economist International Economists assist senior-level Treasury officials in the development of U.S. international economic policy. Typical duties include: preparing regular updates of regional economic or financial market activity for senior leaders; conducting background research on relevant regional economic issues or sectoral policies; developing policy analysis of regional economies, financial reforms, trade and investment initiatives, or development, environment and energy issues; attending and reporting on official meetings in and outside of government; interacting with other Treasury offices, U.S. Government agencies, and foreign officials on relevant matters; and drafting policy papers and/or memos on key issues affecting the region or relevant topic area. Staff are assigned substantive portfolios with a significant economics/finance component. In addition to strong analytical skills, positions require the ability to present views clearly, concisely and in short-time frames, both orally and in writing. Candidates customarily have a masters or doctorate degree in economics, international affairs, public policy, finance or business. Candidates need a minimum of 21 credit hours in economics (either undergraduate or graduate level classes are acceptable) plus 3 credit hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus. We are currently accepting applications for International Economist through November 1st on USAJobs. - Policy Advisor in the Office of Investment Security - Financial Economist in the Markets Room - Semester Internships