Monday, November 16, 2020

Summer Government Relations Internships (Remote)

Interns will be expected to provide support to the Government Relation’s Department’s key responsibilities. DTCC’s Government Relations Department works collaboratively with internal business lines and lawmakers, regulators and trade associations globally to help shape global legislative and regulatory policies on critical industry issues. Our main responsibility supporting DTCC’s business functions through policy engagement, primarily with Congress. We also help manage DTCC’s political action committee (PAC). As an intern, some of your key responsibilities would include:

  • Monitor and flag relevant articles, legislation, hearings, and regulatory developments relevant to the financial services industry.

  • Watch, take notes, and summarize relevant hearings in Congress or in state legislatures and industry events. Relevant topics will include oversight hearings of financial regulators, financial technology (AI, cloud, blockchain, etc), market structure, data privacy, cybersecurity, market resiliency and other relevant topics.

  • Support DTCC PAC activities, which includes providing donors written updates on political developments, presentations to the DTCC PAC Board, and preparing for meetings with Members of Congress.

  • Research and analyze proposed legislation to determine its potential impact on DTCC.

  • Help prepare subject matter experts for meetings in Congress with staff or Members of Congress by providing research, drafting memos and related work.

  • Attend meetings and take notes with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Help research and prepare internal and external communications.

  • Strong interest and/or experience in politics, financial markets, financial regulation, and/or the financial services industry, with previous internship or work experience a strong plus

  • Candidates must be working towards a bachelor’s, master’s, or law degree. Relevant coursework includes: political science, history, constitutional law, economics, business, and English literature, among others.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Ability to work within a team environment and work remotely.

  • Candidates must have authorization to work permanently in the US without the need for sponsorship (now or in the future)

  • Candidates must have minimum of a 3.2 GPA to be considered

About our Internship Program:

DTCC offers 10-week summer internships for university students in several departments and locations around the globe. Internships are an opportunity to contribute to DTCC’s daily operations, while learning more about the company and the financial services and technology industries. As a summer intern, you’ll be aligned as closely as possible to a team that leverages your academic skills and considers your future career aspirations. Upon a successful summer, interns will have the opportunity to be considered for our new graduate program upon obtaining their degree, also known as the EDGE Program.

Here's what you can expect as a DTCC intern:

  • Access to senior leaders

  • Workshops for skill-building and career development

  • Participation in employee resource groups

  • Team volunteering with local charities

  • A sense of community

Engage with DTCC this Fall:

Meet and learn from our colleagues as we host a series of virtual events this Fall. Visit our careers site at to learn more and RSVP for our events.

Apply by November 22 on the DTCC web page.