Treasury's Intern Program

Office of the State Treasurer
2024 Internship Program



Are you an undergraduate junior or senior or a graduate student with an interest in finance or public service? If so, the Office of State Treasurer Erick Russell may be the perfect place for you, because we are now accepting applications for the 2024 Internship Program.

The Treasurer, as the chief elected financial officer for the State, oversees the management of State funds – money coming in and out of the State, bond sales, retiree pensions, college savings programs, and a first in the nation Baby Bonds program. Under Treasurer Russell’s leadership, 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.

An internship with the Treasurer’s Office provides a unique opportunity to acquire specialized experience with one or more of its divisions and units, including: Business Services; Cash Management; Communications; Debt Management; External Relations; Information Technology; Legislation; Pension Funds Management; Policy; Second Injury Fund; and Unclaimed Property.

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.

Internships can be part or full time (up to 40 hours per week). The process is competitive, and applicants will have their information reviewed by our internship committee for consideration. 

General Qualifications:

To be considered for an internship position with the Office of the Treasurer, an applicant should:

  • be a matriculating undergraduate junior or senior or graduate student in good standing

  • have strong analytical, verbal, and writing skills

  • be able to work independently and as part of a team

  • have an interest in finance or public service



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.


Application Instructions:

The 2024 application deadline has passed and applications are now closed.



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