Higher Education Financial Decision Making

Project Title Higher Education Financial Decision Making
Project Summary Investigate and report on research and current practices that impact the financial capability of students who are considering higher education. Analyze tools and resources that help with related financial decisions.
Country United States
Agency Federal Student Aid
DoS Office N/A
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 3
Project Description

This is an opportunity to work with Federal Student Aid, an organization that impacts over 40 million students and borrowers. The emphasis of this work will be on the preparing for college segment of the student aid life cycle. Surveys and other research indicate that many students are ill prepared for deciding on colleges and programs of study which impacts the goal of certificate or degree completion that leads to gainful employment. It "pays" to know! What are some of the best practices to improve student's financial capability? This role includes opportunities to work with K-12 education and other federal and state agencies.

Required Skills or Interests
Skill(s)
Analytical writing
Economic analysis
Editing and proofreading
Research
Writing
Additional Information

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