Finance Intern

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants supports people who have lost or left their homes. For over 100 years, the unwavering commitment of our leadership, team, network of service providers, and advocates has helped redirect the destiny of countless vulnerable lives. In neighborhoods, in Washington, and around the world, we break down barriers and demand justice for refugees and immigrants as they successfully integrate into new communities. We provide essential social and legal services to rebuild productive lives, turning tragedy into prosperity.

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) has one Finance Intern position available, working with the Finance and Compliance Department.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Utilize and manage our Electronic Filing System database
  • Operate our State/Municipality Registration database system
  • Create compelling content that can be applied to our Finance department intranet site
  • Assist our Loan Processing Staff with our IOM loan payment processing system
  • Conduct special finance/accounting assignments, including research

What We Are Looking For:

  • Applicants should be senior undergraduate or recent graduate students with Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting majors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to work independently on assigned projects
  • Organized, with an ability to multi-task various projects and prioritize time-sensitive assignments
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

USCRI is dedicated to ensuring a mutually beneficial relationship with its interns. We value all of our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career interests and goals. You will gain an understanding of our online financial databases, and grasp the strategic tactics of USCRI’s overarching business goals and agenda. You will learn how to assist our staff in a professional setting. Interns are also provided opportunities to learn more about the organization, our department leaders and other professionals in the non-profit sector, and enhance your professional development through weekly Brown Bag presentations and mission-related film screenings.

Internship Details:

This internship begins September 5, 2017 and requires a 20 hour per week commitment. USCRI internships require a minimum of 20 hours per week and interns may not be in the office more than 8 hours per day. The internship is located in Crystal City-Arlington, VA, 15 minutes from DC.


  • Part-time (20-30 hrs. per week): up to $160 stipend per month
  • Full-time (30-40): $240 stipend per month
  • Local travel expenses to and from the office are also reimbursed, up to a maximum of $20 per day

Application Instructions:
To apply for this internship, please send the following materials to Only applications received via email will be considered for this position. Specify “Finance Intern” and your name in the subject line of your email. No phone calls please!

  • Resume or C.V.
  • Cover letter, stating the basis for your interest in this position and why your qualifications make you the right candidate for this internship

Two References (names and contact information only)

Frequently asked questions regarding internships