As America's development finance institution, DFC offers many opportunities for young and seasoned professionals looking to broaden and apply their expertise in an innovative, rewarding, and fast-paced environment.
We are looking for outstanding candidates from a variety of fields and disciplines to augment our small and talented staff:
- Employee Benefits
DFC offers employees a range of agency-specific benefits:
Parking, Subsidy Bikeshare Program, Discounts, On-site Fitness Center subsidy, Childcare Subsidy, Emergency Childcare Program, Flexible Work Schedules, and Telework. For additional benefits offered to U.S. Federal employees, please visit the Office of Personnel Management website.
- Collective Bargaining Agreement
Certain employees at DFC are represented by a Federal Union, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 1534.
DFC’s unpaid Student Internship Program offers challenging opportunities to more than one hundred undergraduate and graduate students each year.
DFC internships offer valuable experience that contribute to educational and professional growth, and may be applied in any future employment endeavor, including federal, state, and local governments or in the private sector.
Applicants for DFC's unpaid Student Internship Program must apply via USAJOBS in order to be considered for placement. Applications are accepted year-round; however, if targeting a specific internship period, DFC recommends submitting your application by the following dates:
- Summer - Apply by March 1
- Fall - Apply by July 1
- Winter - Apply by November 1
- Spring - Apply by January 1
You will receive notification if you are referred to a DFC Internship Coordinator for further consideration. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to respond individually to application status inquiries.
Please visit USAJOBS to view current internship vacancies, learn about DFC Offices, and review specific qualification requirements for each internship. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) at DFC
Federal Government-Wide DEIA Vision Statement
The federal government will advance and embed Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) throughout its workforce.
Federal Government-Wide DEIA Mission Statement
Across the federal government, agencies will work collaboratively to drive innovation and organizational outcomes, draw from the full diversity of the nation, and position the federal government to serve as a model employer that values and promotes equity for all Americans.
DEIA Operating Principles
- Data and evidence-based decision-making
- Continuous improvement
- A collaborative whole-of-agency approach
- Prioritization of accountability and sustainability
- Understanding the perspectives of the workforce and DFC's customers
Compliance with EEO & DEIA Federal Legislation and Presidential Executive Orders
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Executive Order 14035 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Federal Workforce
- Executive Order 13985 Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government
- Executive Order 13988 Preventing and Combating Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation
- Executive Order 14020 Establishment of the White House Gender Policy
- Executive Order 13171 Hispanic Employment in the Federal Government
- Executive Order 13518 Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government
- Executive Order 13548 Increasing Federal Employment of Individuals with Disabilities
- Executive Order 13473 To Authorize Certain Noncompetitive Appointment in the Civil Service for Spouses of Certain Members of the Armed Forces
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
- The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
- The Equal Pay Act of 1963
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA)
- The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
- The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA)
- Diversity. The term “diversity” means the practice of including the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, cultures, and beliefs of the American people, including underserved communities. (EO 14035, Sec. 2. (b)).
- Equity. The term “equity” means the consistent and systematic fair, just, and impartial treatment of all individuals, including individuals who belong to underserved communities that have been denied such treatment, such as Black, Latino, Indigenous and Native American persons, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and other persons of color; members of religious minorities; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) persons; persons with disabilities; persons who live in rural areas; and persons otherwise adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality. (EO 14035, Sec. 2. (c); EO 13985, Sec. 2. (a)).
- Inclusion. The term “inclusion” means the recognition, appreciation, and use of the talents and skills of employees of all backgrounds. (EO 14035, Sec. 2. (d)).
- Accessibility. The term “accessibility” means the design, construction, development, and maintenance of facilities, information and communications technology, programs, and services so that all people, including people with disabilities, can fully and independently use them. Accessibility includes the provision of accommodations and modifications to ensure equal access to employment and participation in activities for people with disabilities, the reduction or elimination of physical and attitudinal barriers to equitable opportunities, a commitment to ensuring that people with disabilities can independently access every outward-facing and internal activity or electronic space, and the pursuit of best practices such as universal design. (EO 14035, Sec. 2. (e)).
- Underserved Communities. The term “underserved communities” refers to populations sharing a particular characteristic, as well as geographic communities, who have been systematically denied a full opportunity to participate in aspects of economic, social, and civic life. (See EO 14035, Sec. 2. (a); EO 13985, Sec. 2. (b)).
- Virtual Career Fairs