Summer 2018 Internships with Philadelphia Fed Community Development

Posted by Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on January 29, 2018

Job #253256

The successful candidate will support the department’s research projects related to community development and access to credit. Responsibilities include literature review, descriptive statistical analysis, and writing/editing draft reports. The successful candidate will also need to provide additional research support to other research projects.

Job #253261

This position will support the department’s research and outreach responsibilities. Projects may include:

· Producing a report examining trends in home improvement lending to low-and moderate income borrowers in the Third District cities.
· Producing written deliverable(s) on topic(s) related to consumer credit access and utilization, including student loan debt, debt collections, and credit quality.
· Updating the Community Profiles webpages.
· Support building/enhancing the department’s contact database as well as event planning for roundtables and conferences.

Qualifications for both internship positions

· Candidate must be a graduate student in public policy, urban planning, economics, sociology, or a related discipline.
· Familiarity with statistical analysis using a common software package (e.g. SAS, SPSS, STATA, R) required.
· Ability to write clearly and effectively communicate with lay audiences required.
· Demonstrated interest/background in community and economic development strongly preferred.
· Familiarity with ArcMap preferred.

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