2024 ITS Strategy and Portfolio Management Summer Internship

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoITS Strategy & Portfolio Management

*For consideration please submit cover letter and resume*

Participate as a key member of the ITS Strategy team within the Portfolio group. Portfolio management in a vacuum might not be too exciting, but it’s a foundation which enables strategy planning and realization, capability assessment and strategic differentiation, talent development and innovation. The intern will participate in various aspects of maturing the Portfolio data and operations. Activities will include, but not be limited to, updating and analyzing data, developing requirements and logic for reports and dashboards, documenting data definitions and use cases, developing/exercising project management skills to advance strategic initiatives within our portfolio, presenting to Portfolio and ITS team members, as well as stakeholders outside ITS, and sharing knowledge on how to expand the use of portfolio within the larger ITS team.


  • Work closely with the Lead or Manager to ensure successful development and deliverable of portfolio data updates, operational enhancements and reports

  • Contribute to documentation, testing and implementation of portfolio data updates, operational enhancements and reports

  • Identify, analyze, and interpret data relationships, trends or patterns that may require adaptation of standardized practices

  • Work with other portfolio practitioners and key stakeholders across the Federal Reserve System to assess related practices, perform gap analysis if needed, and convert into requirements for SF ITS portfolio operational enhancements

  • Provide documentation on how to expand and enhance portfolio use for the larger team

  • Develop presentations and slide content customized to audience in order to influence outcomes

  • Develop fluency in strategic concepts such as: business value, strategic alignment, prioritization and tradeoffs, business case or justification, risk management, success metrics and OKRs, lean portfolio management, scaled agile framework, project and portfolio management


  • Self-starter, critical thinker, curious and problem solver

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail and deadlines

  • Ability to balance multiple assignments and shift gears when new priorities arise

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong collaboration skills

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Residency

  • Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing in a U.S. community or university

  • Available to work in a hybrid work environment with at least 2 days per week onsite in San Francisco

  • Ability to work 40 hours week throughout the duration of the approximately 10-week internship program.


  • Ability to manage multiple assignments

  • Experience in MS Word, Excel, SharePoint

  • Experience in MS PowerPoint in designing visually compelling presentations

  • Understanding of relational data and data visualization tools such as Tableau in designing compelling visualizations in a form of dashboard and reports

  • Experience eliciting and documenting use cases

Hourly Range: Min: $22.00 - Mid: $26.00 - Max: $30.00 (Location: San Francisco)

Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant’s background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with market data.

Full Time / Part Time

Part time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


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First (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.

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