Fannie Mae Associate Program
Washington, DC
January 31, 2017
Position Type:
Full Time
Information Technology

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Would you like to learn more about Fannie Mae? We are looking to build our network of potentially interested entry-level candidates with various backgrounds and invite you to share your information with us. Let us know if you would be interested in working on a high-performing team and making a difference in making homes more accessible. We would like to collect your information and learn more about your background. If there is a potential match, we may contact you and share further information about exploring upcoming opportunities at Fannie Mae.

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**Please note that this invitation is NOT an active opening/posting. Submitting an application constitutes an expression of interest in future similar active openings at Fannie Mae. A recruiter will review your qualifications and, if an active opening becomes available in the future that meets your skill set, you may be contacted**

The Program

The Fannie Mae Associate Program is an enterprise-wide, two year program that consists of two six-month and one year-long rotations across various divisions in our organization. The program has five tracks - Business, Technical, Finance, Audit/Risk, and Engineering/Development. Each track is designed to give the Associate in depth experience in a specific skill set. The program also provides professional development and leadership training, regular networking events, a Capstone group project during the second year, and an Executive Speaker Series.

Associate Tracks

Business Track: Associates will experience a holistic view of the company through rotations across different business units -- Operations & Technology, Capital Markets, Multifamily, and Single Family. Associates will build skills in project management, business analysis, data analysis, middle office and process improvement by assisting with gathering requirements, developing reports, documenting process flows, and analyzing data.
Majors: Business, Management, and Information Systems majors preferred

Technical Analyst Track:
Associates will gain exposure to various technology and business teams and roles across the company to develop a comprehensive understanding for how existing applications support the business. Associates will consult with business customers to identify process gaps and help define technology solutions working within specific guidelines and methodologies of the organization. Rotations will focus on technical analysis, requirements documentation, system analysis, testing and production.

Majors: Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Decision Support System, and other technical majors preferred

Finance Track: Associates will rotate through various teams in the Finance Division including Accounting Operations, Controllership functions, Accounting Policy, Financial Reporting, Business Unit CFOs (including Capital Markets, Credit, Single Family & Multifamily organizations), Financial Planning & Analysis, Modeling & Analytics, Economic & Strategic Research, Corporate Procurement, Strategic Analytics and Transformation, and Finance Administration. Associates will examine a variety of financial statements and transactions for completeness, internal accuracy, and conformance with accounting standards. They will use standard financial analytical tools to make projections of prospective financial performance and are responsible for moderately complex financial analyses and reports for department management.
Majors: Finance & Accounting majors preferred

Internal Audit & Risk Track: Associates will rotate through various teams in the Internal Audit and Risk function: Credit, Single Family, Multifamily, Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate, Modeling, SOX, and Information Technology. This opportunity will offer select candidates a robust training curriculum to learn about our business and further their knowledge of risk management and controls. Associates will participate in audits of financial records, operating procedures, and internal controls for assigned business units and consider assigned products, assets, or transactions that are subject to risk.
Majors: Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, and Risk Management majors preferred

Engineering & Software Development Track: Associates will rotate through Development Services to deepen skills in design, coding, testing while supporting software products related to meeting customer requirements. Associates will perform tasks using formal software development methodologies and will partner with business areas to develop a comprehensive understanding of how existing applications support the business.
Majors: Computer Science or Systems/Computer Engineering major required

    • Be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
    • Earn a college GPA of 3.0 or above
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and the ability to contribute to a team atmosphere
    • Self-starter, strong business acumen, and results focused
    • Superior communication skills, both oral and written
    • Proficiency with various technology applications

A little about us:
We’re leading the way to provide safe, affordable, and reliable credit, so people across the U.S. have opportunities to buy, refinance, or rent homes.

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