The Bank Policy Institute is a fast-paced, leading advocacy organization for America’s premier banking institutions. 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.
We are seeking a knowledgeable Regulatory 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 the opportunity to:
- Explore career opportunities – by working at BPI, you will receive an inside look at your potential career path within the financial sector.
- Network – expand your network by meeting a variety of people involved in crafting the voice of the nation’s largest banking institutions.
- Find Mentors – certain staff members can help guide you through your internship and expose you to opportunities to which you can aspire.
The position would be well-suited to a candidate who thrives in a fast-paced environment and who is comfortable interacting with professionals at all levels of the largest U.S. commercial banks (Owner Banks) and the U.S. federal banking agencies. S/he must be able to take initiative, prioritize with minimal supervision and work independently as well as part of a team.
Regulatory Intern responsibilities include:
- Help organize meetings and roundtables that bring banking industry executives together to discuss regulatory and other public policy initiatives affecting banks.
- Participate in the development of core project initiatives and deliverables that may include whitepapers, advisories, surveys and the aggregation and analyzing of financial reporting disclosures.
- Strong written, critical thinking, communication and organizational skills
- A positive, professional attitude and an ability and willingness to work well with others in a team-oriented environment
- Strong academic credentials and an interest in the public policy
The position is based in Washington, D.C., and the position is paid. 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.