Summer Intern 2023 - Economic Research - FS/IF/MA/RS - 23259

  • Federal Reserve Board
  • Washington. District of Columbia
  • Sep 14, 2022
Intern Database Financial Public Policy Government

Job Description

The economic research internship program offers a number of summer research opportunities across each of our four economics divisions.
• Financial Stability (FS)
• International Finance (IF)
• Monetary Affairs (MA)
• Research & Statistics (R&S)

This program provides students with the opportunity to gain valuable research experience, network with peers in the field, and to work side-by-side with our economists and analysts in support of the Board’s important research and policy work. The program is designed to help students develop quantitative analysis, critical thinking, and writing skills through your summer experience.

Summer projects cover a broad range of topics including, but not limited to:
• Gathering /analyzing large data sets
• Programming economic models
• Historical analysis
• Economic Forecasting
• Analyzing current policy issues

These internships are ideal for students looking to build their research acumen, who have an interest in graduate school, or who are considering the Board’s Research Assistant (RA) program after graduation. Economic interns are given priority consideration for 2024 RA openings, given positive summer performance and aligned graduation timeframes.

• This posting is for multiple (20-25) economic research internships across the four divisions listed above. All internships will be 10-12 weeks.
• This internship may be completed remotely, or in a hybrid capacity on-site in Washington, D.C., at the discretion of the selected candidate & in collaboration with the hiring team.
• Learn more about the Board’s economists and their research at
• Learn more about our internship program at
• Applications are accepted through October 30 and will be reviewed after the posting close date. Most interviews & offers will occur in November and early December.

• Majors/Academic Programs: Pursuing a degree in economics, finance, or related field (e.g. statistics, computer science, mathematics, business).
• Skills/Knowledge: Previous research and statistical programming experience is a plus, but not required.
• U.S. citizenship required
• Current undergraduate or graduate student, graduating Fall 2023 or later

Application Instructions/Required Documents
No later than 10/30/2022, complete the following:
1. Upload resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcript to your profile before submitting your application.
2. Provide one (1) letter of recommendation - can be academic or professional
 1. Attach to your applicant profile if you have a copy.
 2. If your recommender would like their letter to remain confidential, they can send it to and we will attach to your profile