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Treasury's Intern Program

 

Office of the State Treasurer's 2022 Summer Internship Program - (Course Credit)

The Office of State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden is now accepting applications for the 2022 Summer Internship Program.

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

 

General Overview:

The Treasury is responsible for the safe custody of the property and money belonging to the State and manages, borrows, and invests all funds on its behalf. The Treasury oversees the investment of the State's pension and trust fund assets; a local government investment pool; unclaimed property; and the assets of the Connecticut Higher Education Trust, Connecticut's 529 college savings program.

The Office of the Treasurer (OTT) 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; Business/Management; Communications; External Relations; Information Technology; Legal; and Policy.

Working closely with OTT staff and under the supervision of managers or senior division personnel, interns will acquire valuable knowledge concerning the primary functions and business operations of each core area.

 

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.

Preference is given to college or graduate students who are state residents with proof of identification such as a Connecticut driver's license or U.S. passport.

 

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; Public Policy and Planning.

 

Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements must submit a cover letter identifying areas of interest and resume. Professional and personal letters of reference are accepted.

 

Application Deadline:

5 p.m. close of business, Friday, June 24th

Submit application by Mail, Email or Fax to:

Office of the State Treasurer

Human Resources

165 Capitol Ave, 2nd Floor

Hartford, CT 06106

Email: ott.recruiting@ct.gov

PH: 860.702.3299

FAX: 860.730.8396