Summer Internship for Research Department - Regional Economics
Federal Reserve Bank Of Kansas City
Philadelphia, PA
11d ago

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Day JobJob SensitivityTier II - No Credit Check

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.

C., make up the Federal Reserve System. It helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and bank and savings and loan holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia serves eastern and central Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is seeking an undergraduate freshman, sophomore, or junior for a summer internship in the Bank's Research Department, with majors in Economics, History, or Urban Studies.

The intern will assist the research team with the following projects :

Create a database of county-level vehicle registration stretching back to the early 20th century.

The initial task will involve researching and requesting historical sources of vehicle data (typically from state regulators).

Next, material will be digitized and scanned to create text-based data files.

Finally, the data will be cleaned and combined into a final dataset.

Required skills :

Excellent communications skills

Manage written communications well

Take on initiative

Excellent organization skills

Excellent attention to detail

Proficient with Windows programs

Experience with OCR scanning and database creation, a plus

Other :

Sitting at a computer for long periods of time.

Applicants must also be able to provide work authorization to prove their eligibility to work in the United States.

An applicant for employment also must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or hold a permanent resident / green card with intent to become a U.S. Citizen.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia believes that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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