High School Research Intern

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of MinneapolisNOTE - This position is for current high school students only.

The Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis has an internship opportunity for a high school student with a strong interest in economics. Applications are invited from students who have completed or will complete economics coursework.

Application deadline: Friday, June 21, 2024

To be considered please include the following in your application:

1. Resume
2. A copy of your most recent academic transcript. Unofficial copies are acceptable.
3. A short statement of interest related to the position – this can be attached to your application or completed in the Prescreening section of the application.

The high school internship is intended to provide students exposure to the field of economics. Additionally, it will help students acquire technical skills and economics research training that will prepare them to pursue post-high school studies in economics. The selected student will work with a research economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, who will act as a supervisor and mentor.

Who is eligible? Candidates who have completed or intend to complete economics coursework and candidates who can demonstrate work in progress towards a high school diploma.

What will you be doing?

The intern will assist the research economist with a broad range of tasks, including statistical analysis, literature reviews, library research, and data entry. The intern will have the opportunity to learn about ongoing economic research at the Bank by talking with economists and attending Research Department seminars.

Scheduled Hours Per Week: 6-10 hours per week, on-site at the Bank

Internship Term: September 2024-May 2025 (academic year)

Pay: $17.00 per hour

The process:

  • Brief phone interview (15-25 minutes) with Nikki Chapman in Human Resources & Inclusion

  • Candidates will be selected and moved to a virtual interview with the hiring manager of the Research Department.

  • The Research department will conduct a brief interview (30 minutes) with selected candidates.

The Minneapolis Fed is committed to developing a diverse workforce and providing an inclusive environment where all employees are respected and valued. We believe that we can foster development opportunities for all and reach our full potential by recognizing the unique experiences and identities of each of our colleagues. From economists to cash specialists, we work together to represent you in our economy.

Full Time / Part Time

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First (United States of America)

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