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View Vacancy - Financial and Professional Services Intern- UK Department for International Trade Atlanta/Miami

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Department for International Trade roles
Department for International Trade (DIT)

The UK Department for International Trade is the international commercial arm of the UK government. DIT USA is tasked with assisting US companies expanding to or within the UK, and with UK companies entering the US market. The Atlanta/Miami post covers Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Puerto Rico. Atlanta has an opportunity for a self-motivated individual to gain valuable, real world experience assisting the Financial and Professional Services team as an intern.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist with management and administrative duties, including monitoring and profiling local budgets, trade and investment reporting and research, marketing and business planning;
  • Arrange and coordinate meetings, briefings and presentations;
  • Conduct research and assist with writing reports tailored to UK
  • Assist with the preparation, organisation and execution of outward and inward trade missions, networking receptions, visit programs, etc


The Consulate-General seeks college students with exceptional potential:

  • Must be a junior or a senior in an undergraduate program(at least 60 credit hours completed) or enrolled in a graduate program.
  • Strong research, analysis, and report writing skills;
  • Must meet US State Department Requirements listed below.
  • Since this is an unpaid internship, students receiving college credit in exchange for their internships is mandatory.
Collaborating and Partnering
17 January 2018
Internship
Intern
N. America, Caribbean and British Overseas Territories
United States
Atlanta
British Consulate General
2
$100 per month
22 August 2016

Preference will be given to applicants who have studied, lived and/or worked in the UK, or who can demonstrate a good knowledge of the UK political and economic landscape.


These are unpaid internships, for college credit only, but the Embassy does provide a stipend of $100 per month for transportation costs. This internship will start on 5 March 2018 and end on 1 June 2018.


Under US State Department requirements, the Embassy may only employ, as non-diplomatic staff, persons who are US citizens, US Green Card holders, A or J1 Visa holders with valid Work Authorization Document. If you hold a Visa other than an A or J1 Visa you are not currently eligible to work at the Embassy. All candidates will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

Resume and a cover letter should be submitted by 17 January 2018. Please note in your cover letter if you are currently eligible to work at the Embassy.Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we cannot guarantee consideration of your application if the submission instructions are not properly followed.


The British Embassy is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a diverse workforce.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other category protected by law.

This opportunity is closed to applications.