The Bank Policy Institute is a fast-paced, leading advocacy organization for America’s financial services industry. We work directly with CEOs, executives, and other key figures in the financial world to make sure policy makers enact legislation and regulation that is good for consumers, businesses, and the American economy.
BITS is the Business Innovation Technology and Security division of BPI. We are seeking a knowledgeable BITS intern who craves learning new skills and isn’t afraid to tackle big projects. As an intern you will get to work with a variety of our staff, while working on real projects impacting America’s financial services industry.
Our internship offers you the opportunity to:
- Explore career opportunities – by working at BPI, you can receive an inside look at your potential career path within the financial sector, and dive into technology focus areas including cybersecurity, fraud reduction, innovation and regulation
- Network – expand your network by meeting a variety of people involved in crafting the voice of the nation’s largest financial institutions
- Find Mentors – certain staff members can help guide you through your internship and expose you to opportunities to which you can aspire
This position is designed to solicit program support for various BITS departments and focus areas to include Fraud Reduction, Cybersecurity, Innovation and other areas related to technology opportunities and risks. The BITS internship experience will provide candidate with a greater awareness and understanding of the risk management field as it relates to financial services and public policy.
BITS Intern responsibilities include:
- Participating in the development, and facilitation of in-person meetings that host high-profile representatives of the financial services industry.
- Participating in the development of core project initiatives and deliverables that may include whitepapers, advisories, surveys and the aggregation and analyzing of technology risk data.
- Research and aggregate information from various sources to assist in the development of positions on a range of cyber security and innovation related topics
- Interns will attend Capitol Hill hearings, private speaker events, and events held by other associations and DC think tanks to analyze and report on the information presented
The position is based in Washington, D.C., and candidates are paid an hourly minimum wage. We prefer interns to work a full 40 hours each week (Monday-Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm), the length of the internship can be somewhat flexible. In order to be considered, please submit a resume and cover letter below.