Federal Reserve Jobs
The Board of Governors and the 12 Federal Reserve Banks throughout the country are currently recruiting recent graduates to fill a number of Research Assistant positions. The positions are full-time, salaried, and offer full benefits, including tuition assistance. Students are encouraged to check each branch's website as not all job postings may appear on this page.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Research Assistant
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve has an excellent RA program.
The position lasts two to three years and has been an excellent way for students who are hesitating between grad school and industry to safely keep their options open while building excellent quantitative and analytical competences. Many RAs continue to top Ph.D. programs.
The Board recruits in two waves, Fall and Spring, for a summer start. The Fall application deadline is .
For more information, see: https://www.federalreserve.gov/careers-research-assistants.htm
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Economics Research Internship
Economic research internships provide students with the opportunity to gain valuable research experience, network with peers in the field, and work directly with our economists, analysts, and research assistants in support of the Board's research and policy missions. Our internships are deigned to help students develop quantitative analysis, critical thinking, and writing skills through your summer experience.
Previous experience with programming or research is a plus. Strong candidates will have experience with one or more statistical or general purpose programming languages, such as R, SAS, Python, or Java
Note: Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for positions in Financial Stability (FS), International Finance (IF), or Research & Statistics (R&S) as well as in Monetary Affairs (MA); there are separate job postings.
To apply visit: https://frbog.taleo.net/careersection/1/moresearch.ftl?lang=en&portal=101430233# and search for job numbers 21037 and 21045
Apply no later than .
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Research Assistant
The research department at the Chicago Fed is looking to hire a number of research assistants to start in the summer of 2019.
This position is structured as a rigorous two-year research assistantship meant to provide empirical and theoretical skills in preparation for graduate school. Most of our RAs enroll in a graduate program upon departure from the Fed.
For more information, see: 2018 19 Ra Job Posting Research Assistant
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago - Intern
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Summer Intern Program is a paid internship that provides undergraduate, graduate and PHD students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience at the Federal Reserve Bank. Through project oriented hands on assignments and professional development activities, interns receive a solid overview of the business of the Fed while contributing to their designated Bank department.
For more information and to apply, see: https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=257374&lang=en#.W7KUFIY9-5M.mailto
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
The Cleveland Fed is currently recruiting college graduates to fill 6 Research Analyst (RA) positions in the Cleveland Office.
During their time at the Bank, Research Analysts develop their knowledge of new areas of economics, develop their data analysis and programming skills, participate in the policy process, and work one-on-one with the Bank’s economists to conduct research that can lead to co-authored papers for Bank and external academic publications. These experiences make the Research Analyst position ideal for someone considering a Ph.D. in economics or finance. Research Analysts typically work at the Bank for 2 or 3 years.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position(s) are filled, but applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by .
To apply, visit: https://www.clevelandfed.org/about-us/careers.aspx
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
The Dallas Fed is opening their application for RA’s to start summer 2019.
The Dallas Fed Research Assistant position is a great opportunity for recent college graduates to gain knowledge, skills and an insight into a research career. Research Assistants typically work for two years before moving on to graduate school, the private sector, other research institutions or another position within the Bank.
Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis so .
For more information about the job posting, visit: https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=256919&lang=en
Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Research Analyst
Each year the Bank’s Research and Statistics Group seeks roughly twenty exceptional college graduates with a strong background in economics, mathematics, and statistics to enter its Research Analyst (RA) program. RAs generally stay in the position for two years.
To apply, visit: https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/02bcampus/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=257163. Refer to job number 257163.
Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis so .
Federal Reserve Bank of New York - Undergraduate Summer Analyst Program
The Undergraduate Summer Analyst Program provides outstanding undergraduate students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience at a unique institution. Through advanced project work assignments and professional development activities, analysts are provided with an extensive understanding of the work of the New York Fed. Summer Analysts will be given the opportunity to enhance their business skills through critical financial analysis, formal presentations, research and writing.
To apply visit, https://frb.taleo.net/careersection/02bcampus/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=256663. Refer to job number 256663.
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Research assistants (RAs) play a key role in the Economic Research Department. Whether they are helping economists prepare briefings on current monetary policy issues, working on economic forecasts, writing some of our newsletters on economic conditions, or analyzing data for long-term research projects, RAs are an essential part of our team.
Working as a RA at the Philadelphia Fed is a rewarding experience, whichever career path you ultimately choose to pursue. Our RAs have gone on to top graduate schools in economics, public policy and law; some have found opportunities in other departments in the Bank; and others have moved into higher positions within the Economic Research Department.
For more information, see: https://philadelphiafed.org/-/media/research-and-data/research-assistant-opportunities.pdf
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond - Research Associate
In our Research department, about 20 economists split their time between working on policy-related questions and their own independent academic research. Research associates help the economists with their research and policy memos.
To apply, visit https://www.richmondfed.org/about_us/careers/job_openings and select "Economic/Research" in the search criteria.
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond - Summer Internship
The Summer Internship Program provides outstanding students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience with the nation’s central bank. Through advanced project work assignments and professional development activities, our interns gain an extensive understanding of the work of the Federal Reserve System.
Most summer internship positions are posted starting September and close by early December. Interviews and offers typically take place between November and March.
To apply, visit https://www.richmondfed.org/about_us/careers/job_openings and select "Internships" in the search criteria.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Associate
The St. Louis Fed is currently accepting applications for Spring/Summer 2019 start dates.
The St. Louis Fed hires several Research Associates each year. They will hold interviews in October and November, and extend offers on a rolling basis.
For more information and to apply, visit: https://research.stlouisfed.org/RAjobs/
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Internship
The St. Louis Fed is currently accepting applications for 2019 positions.
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has a Summer Internship Program that allows you the opportunity to learn about economics in the United States through the perspective of the Federal Reserve System.
Other Research Jobs
The Princeton Program in Public Economics has several openings for full-time pre-doctoral fellows (Senior Research Specialists). The positions involve responsibilities that serve as excellent preparation for Ph.D. programs in economics, including data processing and analysis, survey design, simulation techniques, literature reviews, and presentations. This is a one-year position with the possibility of renewal for a second year. The end date is dependent on the start date, which may vary, but will likely be during the Summer or early Fall of 2019.
Application is due
To apply and for more information, see: https://research-princeton.icims.com/jobs/9276/senior-research-specialist-i/job?mobile=false&width=1200&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240
Samuel Zell & Robert Lurie Real Estate Center of Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania
The successful candidate will support faculty research in a number of areas, including real estate, public policy, and urban economics. Job responsibilities include performing a variety of statistical and econometric analyses, writing research reports, collecting and maintaining databases, and providing research-related programming support. Computer programming skills are necessary; ability to analyze data and write reports required.
Research analysts can take one course per semester while working, and usually take Ph.D. level micro or metrics in the Penn economics department. RAs typically work for up to three years before moving on to graduate programs or careers in economics, finance, real estate, or related disciplines.
Apply online at https://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/ by searching for reference number 07-29878. Please submit a brief cover letter, a resume, and an academic transcript. Applicants should also attach copies of their transcripts and send via email to Lauren Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis so .
For more information, view Job Announcement Flyer
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