2024 Sophomore Career Exploration Program - Markets Group (NYC)
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
CompanyFederal Reserve Bank of New YorkWorking at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems.
The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person. Employees can expect to be in the office a couple of days per week as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance.
*Please note: Apply to all areas that you are interested in within the various tracks. For example, to apply to the entire policy track, you must submit applications for Markets, Research, and Supervision. This does not apply to Technology.*
The Sophomore Career Exploration Internship provides outstanding undergraduate students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience with a unique institution. Through project work assignments and professional development activities, sophomore interns are provided with both an introduction to professional life, and an understanding of the work of the New York Fed.
In addition to their daily responsibilities, sophomore interns will develop personal and professional skills to support their success in the workforce. Interns will experience a cohort-model of learning, while receiving a mentor pairing with a more experienced professional at the Bank. Sophomore interns will also have the opportunity to learn more about the Junior Summer Analyst program, which serves as a recruitment pipeline for the New York Fed’s entry-level hiring.
What We Do:
The Markets Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York consists of multiple business areas that fulfill a range of responsibilities, from planning and executing open market operations, monitoring and analyzing financial market developments, to managing foreign customer accounts. Through its analytical and operational areas, the Markets Group:
Manages the size and composition of the Federal Reserve System's balance sheet consistent with the directives and the authorization of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC)
Monitors and analyzes financial market developments for key stakeholders and policymakers within the Federal Reserve System
Monitors and analyzes developments related to financial stability
Supports debt issuance and debt management on behalf of the U.S. Treasury
Provides foreign exchange services to the U.S. Treasury
Provides account services to foreign central banks, international agencies, and U.S. government agencies.
Over the course of the summer, your responsibilities could include (but are not limited to):
Prepare charts, tables, graphs and other supporting documentation to be used in the research and market analysis conducted by the Group
Support senior staff with economic and financial data analysis
Support the Group’s funds, securities, trading and settlement activities via the preparation and maintenance of preliminary internal reports, data entry of operations results, discrepancy resolution, and testing the implementation of new products
What we are looking for:
Must have an expected graduation date of Winter 2025 or Spring 2026
An interest in banking, finance, business, economics, or public policy with a strong academic record
Interpersonal and collaboration skills, including the willingness and ability to foster working relationships with a range of stakeholders
Written and verbal communication skills with the ability to synthesize information and explain it clearly
Organized and resourceful, with the ability to work as part of a team and independently
Ability to assimilate new information and learn new tools/systems
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint
Solid analytical abilities (i.e. data management and data analysis)
Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.0
To Apply: Please include a resume and unofficial transcript. The application deadline is October 4th, 2023 (11:59 PM EST)*.
This is a paid internship. Please note, summer housing is not provided.
Your regular wages for the eight weeks will be paid on a semi-monthly basis and will be calculated based on an annual salary of $64,300, less applicable taxes.
Our Touchstone Behaviors—Communicate Authentically, Collaborate Inclusively, Drive Progress, Develop Others, and Take Ownership—help shape the culture of the Bank. They also provide a shared language for how we work together and achieve success, and they set clear expectations for leading with impact at every stage of your career with us. Learn more.
In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check, comply with all applicable information handling rules, and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York summer internships are limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so. Interns must remain in the United States for certain aspects of the pre-employment & background check process, which will start approximately 6 weeks (around mid-March) prior to the first day of the internship.
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.
Full Time / Part TimeFull time
Regular / TemporaryRegular
Job Exempt (Yes / No)No
Work ShiftFirst (United States of America)
The Federal Reserve Banks believe 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 Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.