LBI Student Volunteer Program **economist**

Duties Summary 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 Economists and Internal Revenue Agents selecting comparable companies; performing financial analysis of segments of multinational companies; collecting information regarding comparable companies; analyzing financial data of comparable companies; researching economic issues that may impact the profitability of companies; and/or performing quantitative analysis to analyze the relationship between economic factors and company profitability. 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 4 Positions are available in LB&I, Treaty & Transfer Pricing Operations. 1 Position is located in Los Angeles, CA OR Laguna Niguel, CA, 2 Positions in Washington, DC, and 1 Position in Chicago, IL. The anticipated start date is May 29, 2018. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities 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 Travel Required Occasional travel - Student Volunteers may have an opportunity to travel locally. Local travel will be at the students expense. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 00 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. Vacancy announcement may close prior to closing date or may be extended based on applicant pool. Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
Full time
La Grange Park, Illinois, US