The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
The U.S. Department of Energy is planning to have student volunteer opportunities open for Finance, Business, and Engineering majors within our Loan Programs Office Our Student Volunteer program is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with meaningful opportunities to explore Federal service while in school. The Internship provides manager’s a ready source of student employees and potential permanent employees upon completion of the program requirements.
Students selected from this announcement will be assigned to the Loan Programs Office in the Headquarters for of the Department of Energy in Washington, DC. They will perform a wide variety of duties of document management, scheduling, data entry, research, memo editing, and summarizing.
As a Loan Programs Office Student Volunteer, you will support the Investment Analysts, Engineers, and Portfolio Managers evaluate loan applications and monitor existing loans or support management operations by performing some or all of the following tasks:
§ Utilize Microsoft Office skills to design, analyze and create documents and/or presentations to support programs.
§ Review loan applications, reports and/or other documents for accuracy and completeness.
§ Research and analyze proposed technologies and prepare documents for various projects.
§ Participate in special projects, as needed.
§ Provide administrative support and coordination to schedule meetings and distribute information.
§ Summarize documents and write talking points.
§ Enter data and conduct research.
§ Take notes at meetings.
· Strong analytical and oral and written communication skills.
· Advanced Microsoft EXCEL and PowerPoint skills
· Ability to translate basic information into specific actions; through reading and interpretation of legislation and/or technical material.
· Skills in dealing with others in a work relationship; and
· An interest in the DOE’s mission, especially climate change and public service
· Detail oriented, organized, and able to work independently.
· Able to work as a team and accept constructive criticism.
· Successful applicants will work from home [telecommute]. DOE will not provide IT equipment. Successful applicants must have operating computer systems compatible with DOE operating programs.
· U.S. Citizenship is required