Problem solvers. Groundbreakers. Future Makers.
As a college student, we know you are eager to continue learning, develop new skills, and make a difference. At Fannie Mae, you will enter a culture designed to help you start strong and keep growing. From day one, you will be surrounded by talented colleagues as mentors and will be able to access our continuous learning tools to help build your abilities and develop your career.
Intern with Us
Futures are made at Fannie Mae, and our 10-week paid internship program provides you the opportunity to join projects that can enhance your knowledge and sharpen your skills. During the summer, you will work with and learn from talented and motivated colleagues. You will use the latest business trends and technologies to solve real-world housing challenges. Join our summer internship program to do compelling work and help us make affordable housing a reality that future generations can count on.
We are looking for rising university juniors and seniors for internship opportunities in our Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia, and Plano, TX offices.
Fannie Mae’s summer internship program is a path for full-time opportunities upon graduation.
At Fannie Mae, we’re committed to your development as a new professional. You will be welcomed as a valued member of a collaborative team, work on projects with impact, and have opportunities to serve your community. You will also participate in our First Year Forward (FYF) program, which is designed to immerse you in our culture and jumpstart learning opportunities during your first year. FYF includes:
- Professional development and training opportunities.
- Networking and community-building opportunities with colleagues and leadership.
- In-depth learning sessions and resources about the housing industry.
Areas of Opportunity
Are you a self-starter with a strong analytical background who loves to find solutions? We’re looking for Future Makers who are curious and tech savvy.
We are seeking applications from students in the following majors: economics, finance, business, computer science/engineering, systems engineering, information technology, analytics, or math/statistics. A strong GPA is preferred, and candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S. Below are some of our areas of opportunity.
You’ll begin your career joining a comprehensive technical development program. Our robust curriculum will help you upskill in emerging technologies and give you access to full stack engineer training, which includes courses in front and back-end development, SDET automation, DevSecOps, cloud, and security. You’ll also have access to sandbox environments, interactive learning scenarios, and live trainings for tools and skills aligned to your role and for career growth with us.
Skills You’ll Gain:
- Back-end: Core Java, Core Spring, Spring Boot, SQL Databases, RESTful Services, Python
- SDET (Automation): Cucumber, Selenium
- DevOps: Gitlab, Docker, Jenkins
- Cloud: AWS
Analytics and Modeling
You will participate in a 10-week seminar-type training that offers hands-on experience and interaction with team members to help you gain a strong understanding of Fannie Mae’s business and a quick start on your analytical capabilities. Our business courses provide comprehensive coverage of what we do, like underwriting and pricing, capital markets, loss mitigation, risk management – all the while enhancing your technical knowledge.
Skills You'll Gain:
- Statistical processing languages: SAS, SQL, R and Python
- Business intelligence tools: Tableau
- Technology and data platforms: Netezza, Oracle and UNIX
You’ll be a part of a program which consists of rotations with various teams in the Finance Division, including Financial Reporting, Finance Business and Analytics, Business Unit CFOs, Financial Planning & Analysis, Economic & Strategic Research, Strategic Analytics and Transformation, and Capital. Through on-the-job training and exposure to different departments, you will add value to key projects, gain financial experience and skills, and build a strong network with peers and managers.
Skills You'll Gain:
- Financial analysis and planning
- Data analysis
- Problem solving
- Reporting and reconciling
- Economic and strategic research
You’ll receive on-the-job training and professional development while collaborating across the business to make recommendations for solutions that improve processes, business efficiency, and enhance data and technology performance. You will work with a best-in-class business management office or corporate team within a department like Enterprise Operations, Single Family, Multifamily, and Enterprise Models & Climate Impact.
Skills You'll Gain:
- Business insights
- Decision making
- Operational excellence
- Operational management
- Public speaking
During a panel with our Young Professionals ERG, a few of our women in tech shared their advice about how to have a successful career in technology – and maybe inspire other women along the way.
A Computer Science major tells us about her experience as a Fannie Mae College Intern, and what she learned over the summer – including her advice for future Fannie Mae interns.
The goal from day one for many interns is to make an impression, help your team reach their objectives, and accomplish something meaningful.
Interested in our roles?
To learn more about our campus opportunities, visit your school’s career site. Don’t see a Fannie Mae posting at your school? Join our Talent Community to receive updates about campus roles.
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