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SIFMA is currently looking for an intern for the Spring 2023 semester. The Washington D.C. internship experience offers students the opportunity to learn how SIFMA formulates, analyzes, and supports public policy positions in the interests of its members.  Throughout the program, the intern will work closely with the Advocacy Group and Associates in Research, Legal and Capital Markets. They will be assigned specific projects, to be completed by the program’s end and for which they will receive authorship credits. The selected intern will participate in the program for pay or school credit, and can work remotely depending on scheduling needs.
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree; Finance or Public Policy coursework highly desirable.
  • Demonstration of excellent clerical, organizational, time management and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Technical skills including a full working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, and familiarity with database use and functionality.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks/workload.
  • Demonstrates professional demeanor.
  • Commitment to provide superior customer service with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients.
  • Shows work effectiveness, persistency and commitment.
  • Ability to work part-time hours.
About us:

SIFMA is the leading trade association for broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers operating in the U.S. and global capital markets. On behalf of our industry’s 1 million employees, we advocate on legislation, regulation and business policy, affecting retail and institutional investors, equity and fixed income markets and related products and services. We serve as an industry coordinating body to promote fair and orderly markets, informed regulatory compliance, and efficient market operations and resiliency. We also provide a forum for industry policy and professional development. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more information, visit
Hourly Rate: $18 per hour

How to apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to and indicate “Advocacy Spring Internship” in the subject line of your email. In your cover letter, please specify your hours of availability.

SIFMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages interested individuals to apply.