Social Media & Digital Storytelling Intern

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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Marketing & Communications
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, December 12, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of PhiladelphiaThe 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 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.

Our internship program provides a hands-on learning experience at a high-profile organization with a dynamic digital communications team. Successful candidates will aid in the planning, execution, and distribution of multimedia videos and content creation for the Bank’s social media channels (LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and X) in support of our efforts to promote public awareness and understanding of the Philadelphia Fed and the Federal Reserve System.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is seeking a graduate or undergraduate student entering their junior or senior year for an internship working with the Digital Content team in the Strategic Communications and Digital Engagement (SCDE) department. Students majoring in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, English, Advertising, or similar fields of study are encouraged to apply.

You will work with the Senior Storytelling Specialist and Senior Social Media & Digital Engagement Associate to plan , prepare, create, and distribute content on the Bank’s digital channels. In this position, you will focus on reporting skills, shooting, editing video, writing, and periodically coordinating with the Messaging team. You will also assist with content creation for the Bank’s social media channels, which include LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and X, to support the Bank’s strategic priorities, new research, events, and other work. Types of projects can include internal stories released on the intranet, social media, event filming and photography, creating training videos, research, and filming prep. Other work to be assigned as needed in support of department objectives. This position offers future communications leaders and media professionals an opportunity to gain hands-on experience at a high-profile organization with a dynamic and growing digital communications function.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist multimedia team with brainstorming concepts for projects and pre-production research as needed.
  • Craft visually compelling videos and interviews.
  • Gather b-roll and photos of people including developing a content plan, writing copy, coordinating creative assets, and seeking approvals for distribution on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, and X.
  • Assist with studio set-up and editing.
  • Aid in the creation, refinement, and implementation processes around creation of digital content.
  • Collaborate with the Creative team to identify appropriate visual assets for use on digital channels.
  • Interface with internal partners, including subject matter experts, writers, editors, and business leaders to help partner groups accomplish their goals.


  • Basic working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud applications – especially Premiere; familiarity with Audition, After Effects, Illustrator, and/or Photoshop also a plus.
  • Experience with a brand or organizational social media presence, including writing for social media.
  • Strong attention to detail, initiative, and follow-through skills.
  • Team player with strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, including operating in a fast-paced environment and managing competing priorities.
  • Illustrates a go-getter attitude with a knack for creative problem solving.

The hourly rate for this position is $21.00 per hour.

Additional Information:

  • The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our employees is essential to our success as an organization, and we want to recruit, develop and retain the most accomplished people from a diverse candidate pool. To support a workplace culture of belonging, we offer eight employee resource groups (ERGs) and a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

  • We have eight employee resource groups (ERGs) to support a diverse workforce. Abilities (supporting disabilities and allies), African Heritage, Asian-Pacific, Freedom (supporting LQBTQ+ and allies), Talent Forward (supporting career growth), Women United, Working Families and Veterans. ERGs are open to all employees.

  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

  • All Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia employees must comply with the Bank's ethics rules, which generally prohibit employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and minor children from owning securities, such as stock, of banks or savings associations or their affiliates, such as bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies. If you or your spouse/domestic partner or minor child own such securities and would not be willing or able to divest them if you accepted an offer of Bank employment, you should raise this issue with the Recruiter for this posting, who can provide you contact information for our ethics officer if necessary. You should review the Bank's Employee Code of Conduct to ensure compliance with conflict of interest rules and personal investment restrictions.

  • Background investigations and drug testing are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Candidates for positions deemed as "safety sensitive" will also be screened for the presence of marijuana. Employment may not begin until the Bank accepts the results of the background investigation.

  • All employees 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.

  • Certain eligibility rules apply. You will provide work authorization to prove their eligibility to work in the United States.

  • 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 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 is not a 100% remote opportunity. You will be available to work on-site in at least a hybrid capacity.

  • Learn more about the Philly Fed and its culture. Learn more about working for the Philly Fed.

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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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