Graduate Summer Internship, Community Development Studies and Education

Posted by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on February 21, 2016

Summer Internship in the Community Development Studies and Education Department

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is seeking a graduate level college student majoring in Public Policy, Urban Studies, Geography, Sociology, Planning, or Economics for a summer internship in the Community Development Studies and Education Department.

The ideal candidate will likely contribute to a number of projects, including: provide support for a research project examining affordable housing in gentrifying neighborhoods; support analysis of qualitative survey data and quantitative community indicators; summarize technical/academic research for practitioners in the community development field. This intern will also assist in maintaining and updating Community Profiles and the Community Development Data Inventory.

Required Skills:

· Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

· Experience performing statistical analyses in programs such as SAS (preferred), SPSS, STATA, R, etc.

· Experience conducting internet research and distilling key points from technical/academic papers

· Ability to write clearly and communicate technical concepts to lay audiences

Preferred Skills:

· Experience performing basic spatial analyses in ArcGIS

· Experience with qualitative research methods

· Knowledge of or demonstrated interest in the community development field

Applicants must be able to provide work authorization to prove their eligibility to work in the United States.

Apply on the Philadelphia Fed’s website: (Job #244877)

Contact Eileen Divringi ( with any questions.

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