4.1 of 5 47 reviews Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees
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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is one part law enforcer, protecting investors from securities fraud and enforcing securities laws; one part doctor, promoting healthy capital markets and contributing to America's economic well-being; and one part rule maker, maintaining fair, orderly, and efficient markets. The agency regulates the sale of securities as well as the people and organizations involved in selling them. It also ensures the disclosure of financial information of public companies via its online EDGAR database and is involved in personal investor...More

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SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro

Mary L. Schapiro


Amazing experience

 Former Intern in Washington, DC (US)

Pros: Everyone is really friendly and is really a master of their subject area. If you want to have all previous negative notions of how a government agency operates changed, the SEC will change them. I found everyone to be amazingly intelligent, most… Full Review

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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in Washington, DC (US) Nov 2012 Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interview Details I applied through USAJobs. I got a call later from two people who wanted to talk to me. It was very casual. I didn't have a strong business background so I just talked about my experience doing previous ethical work. They talked about how sometimes the ethical procedures are a bit ridiculous.Full Interview

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Best Places To Work in the Federal Government (Large), Partnership for Public Service, 2009

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