Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

U.S. Treasury Office of International Affairs - Info Session

Mon, November 14, 2011 | LBJ School, SRH 3.122

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

The U.S. Department of Treasury is visiting universities around the country as part of its outreach and recruiting efforts to talk about the opportunities for working in International Affairs.

Attend this info session to learn more about the department's opportunities.


Overview: The Office of International Affairs (IA) may have future openings for well-qualified candidates to assist senior Treasury Department officials in developing and implementing U.S. international economic policies. Candidates would provide analysis and guidance on a wide range of international economic, financial, and trade issues affecting the structure and operation of the international economy, U.S. participation in the international financial institutions (World Bank, IMF, WTO, etc), U.S. policies in the G-20, and policies/initiatives involving developing nations, emerging markets, and economies in transition. International Affairs has financial attachés in a number of U.S. missions overseas and staffs the U.S. Executive Directors’ offices at the IMF, the World Bank, and the regional multilateral development banks.
Qualifications: Staff are assigned substantive portfolios with a significant economics/finance component. In addition to strong analytical skills, positions require the ability to present views clearly, concisely and in short-time frames, both orally and in writing. Candidates customarily have a masters or doctorate degree in economics, international affairs, public policy, or business. In order to qualify for the “International Economist” job series, candidates need a minimum of 21 credit hours in economics (either undergraduate or graduate level classes are acceptable) plus 3 credit hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus. Foreign language capability is desirable, but not necessary. All candidates must be U.S. citizens.

All openings for full time positions and details on the application process will be posted on USAJOBS, as available. Interested candidates can be notified of these openings by sending their name and email address to: If you are responding to a campus information session, please include “campus information session” in the subject line.

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