Treasury's Intern Program


Office of the State Treasurer’s Anticipated 2023 Paid Internship Program

$17.00 hourly


The Office of the Connecticut State Treasurer is offering paid internships for the summer of 2023.


Flexible schedules up to 40 hours per week unless otherwise arranged in advance of the start date. Please indicate specific time requirements in your letter of interest. Placements are limited and the selection process is highly competitive.


General Overview:

The Treasurer, as the chief elected financial officer for the State, oversees the prudent preservation and management of State funds, including $40+ billion in pension and trust fund assets, $20+ billion in state and local short-term investment fund, and $4 billion of assets in the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET). Additionally, the Treasurer oversees the management of a $26+ billion State debt portfolio and over $1.3 billion in unclaimed property funds. Under the leadership of Connecticut’s State Treasurer Erick Russell, the Office of the Treasurer is dedicated to safeguarding the state’s financial resources and taxpayer’s dollars, while maximizing returns, minimizing risks, and operating under the highest professional and ethical standards.


The Office of the Treasurer provides selected interns with a unique opportunity to acquire specialized experience with one or more of its divisions and units, including Cash Management; Debt Management; Pension Funds Management; Second Injury Fund; Unclaimed Property; Communications; External Relations; Information Technology; Legal; and Policy.


Working closely with the Office of the Treasurer staff and under the supervision of Assistant Treasurers, managers, or other senior personnel, interns will acquire valuable knowledge concerning the primary functions of each operating division.


General Qualifications:

In order to be considered for an internship position with the Office of the Treasurer an applicant should be a matriculating undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at accredited colleges and/or universities where degrees are conferred. Applicants should possess strong analytical, verbal, and writing skills and be in good academic standing. The ability to work independently and in multi- or cross-subject areas is highly preferred.


Educational Degree, Field, or Course Requirements:

Preferred fields of study and/or concentration include but are not limited to Accounting; Business; Economics; Finance; Government; Liberal Arts; Political Science; Pre-Law/Law; and Public Policy.


To Apply:

Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements must submit a letter of interest and an application to Johnette Tolliver, Human Resources Director, at

Click here 2023 Internship Application


The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.