2019 Summer Internship Program
- (Non Paid Positions)
The Office of State Treasurer Shawn T. Wooden is accepting
applications from highly motivated and qualified college and
graduate students for its 2019 Summer Internship Program.
Academic credit may be arranged through an individual's college or
university. Positions are based on a 40-hour work week unless
otherwise arranged in advance of start date. Placements are limited
and the selection process is highly competitive.
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 summer 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.
Participation is open to
matriculating undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at
accredited colleges and/or universities where degrees are conferred.
Good academic standing as demonstrated by submission of a
certified college transcript. Excellent analytical, verbal and
writing skills. 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.
Educational Degree, Field or Course
Preferred fields of study and/or
concentration include, but are not limited to: Accounting; Business;
Communications/Media; Computer Science/Information Technology;
Criminal Justice; Economics; Finance; Government; Liberal
Arts;Planning; Political Science; Pre-Law/Law; Public Policy and
Interested and 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.
5 p.m. close of business,
Friday, April 19, 2019
Submit application by Mail, Email or Fax
Office of the State Treasurer
55 Elm Street, 7th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106