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Budget Analyst Intern (Office of Accounting & Finance)
Urban Institute | Washington, District of Columbia
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Job Description

Who we are:

At the nonprofit Urban Institute, we believe in the power of evidence to improve lives and strengthen communities. Public policies work best when they are rooted in facts, and our research sparks solutions in programs and practice. Our analyses and recommendations help expand opportunities for all people, reduce hardship among the most vulnerable, and strengthen the fiscal health and effectiveness of government.

As an intern at the Urban Institute, you'll work alongside experts across the organization and beyond in the nation's epicenter of public policy - Washington, DC. Your work will have an impact on real-life, real-time policy issues and discussions.

How you'll contribute:

The Accounting & Finance Office is looking for a talented Budget Analyst Intern to join our team for the summer to:

* Build, monitor and update project budgets and forecasts inside the new accounting and ERP system
* Support the Finance team in testing the new system
* Support other projects as assigned

What you'll bring:

The successful candidate will:

* Be in pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree (BA, BS) in Accounting, or Accounting Information Systems, or Finance
* Possess strong technical skills in Microsoft Excel and data manipulation
* Have experience with databases and inquiries (preferred)

Program Highlights:

* Paid 10-week program designed to provide students interested in research, public policy issues and organizational operations with rewarding and substantive work assignments that contribute to Urban's mission
* Intern Program Dates: May 20 - July 26, 2019
* Participate in our New Intern "Welcome" Orientation
* Network with Operations Staff, Senior Professionals and others who will support your professional growth and career interests
* Participate in intern specific workshops and networking events designed to advance your professional development and build your soft skills
* Engage in team building activities that forge new friendships with other Urban Interns
* Receive informal feedback and mentoring from your intern manager
* Present the value of your contribution and what you learned during our End of Summer Lightning Talks

The Urban Institute is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected status under applicable law.

The Urban Institute is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer -Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans.

For more information about the Urban Institute, please visit our website at www.urban.org

About Urban Institute

The Urban Land Institute (www.uli.org) is a nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute has more than 35,000 members worldwide representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines.

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