Economist Research Intern Position at the Chicago Federal Reserve

The Chicago Federal Reserve has started the process of hiring summer interns. Find the job posting attached to this email. Applications (CV, transcript, and cover letter) should be submitted online under job #244101 at  www.chicagofed.org/careers.

Economist Research Intern (244101)

Job Summary:
Conducts statistical and economic analyses of current macroeconomic, microeconomic, financial and regional data, and provides research support for the economists. The level of work required is considered entry- level and staff work under direct supervision. This job has no direct reports.
Responsibilities:
– Supports the economists in their basic and applied research by following instructions to perform tasks including collecting data, conducting moderately complex statistical analysis, writing statistical software programs, and organizing the
presentation of results
– Assists the economists in the analysis of public policy issues and events. Issues include monetary policy, bank regulation, payments systems, financial markets, community development and the state of the US and global economies
– Researches economic topics for economists’ articles
– Prepares a variety of charts, tables, and descriptive text for Department management or other staff economists to use in their briefings of the President and the Board of Directors.
– Follows instructions to research and organize background materials for presentations to the President; responds to other System-wide directives and requests.
– Performs other duties as requested
Qualifications:
– Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Business, Mathematics, or related field with emphasis on
quantitative and/or analytical skills
– Research Assistant experience preferred
– SAS, STATA or Matlab experience preferred

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s