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Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:28 pm

The federal OCC is doing on-campus interviews at my school. Does anyone know more about pay/job description/exit options for this agency?

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby zot1 » Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:37 pm

If you go on their website, you can find that OCC is on a different pay scale than the General Schedule. The pay will depend on the type of position you get, which for you is likely entry level.

They currently have an opening for an attorney in USA jobs which can give you an idea of what they do. Looking at that tells me that your exit options are likely in corporate setting, whether law firm or in-house, working on financial matters.

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 17, 2016 1:48 pm

They're one of the highest paying and one of the best agencies to work for in the government. Starting salaries are over 100k and go up much higher than other government agencies. Exit options to both firms and in-house are outstanding, but there's not much of a reason to leave because of the high salaries. It's extremely competitive though and unless you have demonstrated commitment to banking regulation you're unlikely to get far.

Another upside is that they have a ton of regional offices throughout the country that do examinations. If you're from somewhere that typically doesn't have a lot of opportunities for government work and you want to move back there eventually, chances are there's an OCC office not too far away that you can transfer to once you get some experience in DC.

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:46 am

Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby sweets91 » Sat Sep 24, 2016 4:25 pm

aw I thought I'd find an It's Always Sunny reference here..

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:11 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?


Yes, I have a callback

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?


Yes, I have a callback



How long after the screener/how did you learn of the callback? Thanks for your help!

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?


Yes, I have a callback
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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby jarofsoup » Sun Sep 25, 2016 4:45 pm

You will have great exit options especially if you want to work in house at a bank that is regulated by the OCC.

There are fewer firms that have robust bank reg practices. But I am guessing you would be a hot commodity for those organizations too. It all really depends on what you do at the OCC.

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?


Yes, I have a callback


Same. Any particular interest you have in the OCC?

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:33 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?


Yes, I have a callback


Same. Any particular interest you have in the OCC?


What was the turn around from screener?

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 25, 2016 6:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?


Yes, I have a callback


Same. Any particular interest you have in the OCC?


What was the turn around from screener?


In person screener interview through school. 2 day turnaround.

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Danger Zone » Sun Sep 25, 2016 11:15 pm

What position are you guys even applying for? Bank examiner?
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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:06 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?


Yes, I have a callback


Same. Any particular interest you have in the OCC?


What was the turn around from screener?


In person screener interview through school. 2 day turnaround.


Phone or Email?

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 27, 2016 1:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How


more specifically, has anyone had a screener with the OCC outside of OCI? I emailed an app before the 9/18 deadline and never heard a peep


Yes, I submitted my application in July and had a screener.



DId you hear back either way?


Yes, I have a callback


Any other movement here? Had screener - haven't heard anything back

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Danger Zone » Tue Sep 27, 2016 3:27 pm

Danger Zone wrote:What position are you guys even applying for? Bank examiner?

Hellooo
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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby misterjames » Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:16 pm

Danger Zone wrote:
Danger Zone wrote:What position are you guys even applying for? Bank examiner?

Hellooo


I would imagine it's the Entry-Level Attorney Honors Program

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby pancakes3 » Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:21 pm

Danger Zone wrote:
Danger Zone wrote:What position are you guys even applying for? Bank examiner?

Hellooo


I think I learned in my banking regulations class that you barely need any credentials to be a bank examiner. Maybe a bachelors. Maybe. And not a wall street target school either.

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2016 3:41 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How



Yes, I have a callback


Same. Any particular interest you have in the OCC?


What was the turn around from screener?


In person screener interview through school. 2 day turnaround.


Phone or Email?[/quote][/quote]

?

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2016 3:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone had a screener with the OCC? If so, have you heard back? When/How



Yes, I have a callback


Same. Any particular interest you have in the OCC?


What was the turn around from screener?


In person screener interview through school. 2 day turnaround.


Phone or Email?
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Phone. Callbacks are the next 3 weeks.

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Re: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2016 4:16 pm

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