The U.S. Department of the Treasury
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The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.
WHAT DOES A STUDENT VOLUNTEER DO? A Student Volunteer has the opportunity to supplement his/her education by gaining experience in public service. The Student Volunteer gains work experience in the areas of tax law and tax auditing techniques, economics, law enforcement or information technology. You will volunteer side-by-side with professional Internal Revenue Agents in a dynamic environment to resolve unique tax issues. The IRS Student Volunteer Program is designed to give students a unique opportunity to witness the Internal Revenue Service's vital mission of providing America's taxpayers top-quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and enforce the law with integrity and fairness to all.
WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL (LB&I) DIVISION OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE? The Large Business and International (LB&I) business unit provides service and enforcement activities to support tax compliance of businesses and related entities with assets of $10 million or more, as well as small U.S. businesses engaged in international activities, U.S. citizens abroad, and foreign persons and businesses with a U.S. tax requirement. As our name suggests, international tax administration is an important part of what we do in LB&I. Regardless of where you serve, you will be supported by a variety of professionals (accountants, economists, engineers, computer audit specialists and subject matter experts) as you tackle the most complex foreign and domestic tax issues.
10 Positions are available in LB&I Eastern Compliance Practice Area. 2 in Schiller Park, IL, 2 in Franklin, TN, 1 in Farmington Hills, MI, and 1 in Stoneham, MA. 2 Positions may be selected from either Indianapolis, IN or Carmel, IN. 2 Positions may be selected from either Downers Grove, IL or Schiller Park, IL.
Cut off dates are:
March 9, 2018 with an anticipated start date of May 29, 2018.
June 8, 2018 with an anticipated start date of Sept 17, 2018.
October 12, 2018 with an anticipated start date of Jan 21, 2019.
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As a Student Volunteer you will:
* Plan and complete work assignments on time
* Collect and analyze relevant information
* Prepare quality draft documents
* Communicate relevant and accurate information, clearly and concisely during formal or informal meetings
* Collaborate with others to accomplish goals
* Contribute to team efforts
* Use various enterprise tools and technology to prepare and share documents
Please note that the list above is intended to provide applicants with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities associated with this volunteer opportunity will vary based on the specific assignment.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov.
Occasional travel - Student Volunteers assigned to teams with Internal Revenue Agents may have an opportunity to travel locally with Internal Revenue Agents to conduct field case audit. Local travel for voluntary field case audits will be at the student's expense.
Who May Apply This job is open to… US Citizen students or Nationals enrolled and/or accepted for enrollment as a graduate degree seeking student at an accredited university/college. No prior Federal experience is required.
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This is an open continuous announcement to allow applicants to submit their applications at any time; however they will not be eligible for referral unless the application is received on or prior to the cut-off dates
You must be at least 16 years old; Be enrolled on at least a half-time basis as defined by your educational institution; be in good academic standing as defined by your educational institution.
Applicants who have graduated or will graduate prior to the completion of the Student Volunteer Program are ineligible to participate without proof of future enrollment at an accredited university.
Student Volunteers assigned to teams with Internal Revenue Agents may have an opportunity to travel locally with the Internal Revenue Agents to conduct field case audit. Local travel for voluntary field case audits will be at students' expense.
Daily and weekly work schedules are negotiable and will be determined upon completion of the Student Work Agreement.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
You must be a United States Citizen or National and be at least 16 years old. AND
Enrolled on at least a half-time basis as defined by your educational institution and be in good academic standing as defined by your educational institution. AND
Submit proof of student eligibility and enrollment for the duration of the student volunteer opportunity. AND
You must have a course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a graduate degree. AND
In addition to the above, you must have at least 12 semester hours or 18 quarter hours of accounting.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury
Website : http://www.treasury.gov
Treasury's mission highlights its role as the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, and as an influential participant in the world economy. The Treasury Department is the executive agency responsible for promoting economic prosperity and ensuring the financial security of the United States. The Department is responsible for a wide range of activities such as advising the President on economic and financial issues, encouraging sustainable economic growth, and fostering improved governance in financial institutions. The Department of the Treasury operates and maintains systems that are critical to the nation's financial infrastructure, such as the production of coin and currency, the disbursement of payments to the American public, revenue collection, and the borrowing of funds necessary to run the federal government. The Department works with other federal agencies, foreign governments, and international financial institutions to encourage global economic growth, raise standards of living, and to the extent possible, predict and prevent economic and financial crises. The Treasury Department also performs a critical and far-reaching role in enhancing national security by implementing economic sanctions against foreign threats to the U.S., identifying and targeting the financial support networks of national security threats, and improving the safeguards of our financial systems.