Job Description – Co-op Student for SRA (Credit and Capital Markets)
The SRA team in the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is currently looking to hire a 2021 intern for their credit and capital markets research team. Ideally, the candidate would be a business, finance or economics major, at the Master’s degree level, and have a keen interest in the financial and credit markets.
The intern position will provide research and data support to the team, with a particular focus on research projects related to the non-financial corporate sector and commercial real estate.
Data work would include downloading data sets, creating and analyzing time series data, making charts and tables as well as coordinating with the other team analysts/research assistants to support the team’s research projects. Experience with R or Python would be a bonus.
Other job responsibilities would include conducting independent research that will support the overall research agenda, reviewing academic and other types of literature as well as some written work. We are looking for individuals with intellectual horsepower and a keen attention to detail. In this role, the individual will have the exciting opportunity to be directly involved in high priority Federal Reserve System research projects as well as research directly supporting FRBB Executive Management.
**This is a 6 months co-op and we are looking for someone who can start ASAP.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and to provide equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.
All employees assigned to this position will be subject to FBI fingerprint/ criminal background and Patriot Act/ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature, level of work and the requirements of this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with this position or the personnel so classified. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position, management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its discretion at any time.
This position requires access to confidential supervisory information, access to which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined by regulation of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and lawful permanent resident aliens (also known as "green card holders") who are eligible for and seeking United States citizenship within the requisite timeframes.