- Research Experience
- Communication Skills
- Computer Skills
- Microsoft Office
The Public Affairs Student Intern supports senior leaders at the Federal Reserve Board by facilitating effective communication between the Board and the public. The Student Intern will work on a wide variety assignments such as assisting with press conferences, speaking engagements, press releases, public meetings, researching and providing responses to inquiries from members of the press and public. The Student Intern also supports the Public Affairs Office through other tasks such as media monitoring and compiling news clips, answering phones, and preparing documents.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability and desire to function as part of a team. Professionalism, conscientiousness, and timeliness. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office, Windows, and Internet Research. Knowledge of the Federal Reserve System and interest in pursuing a career in communications helpful.
This position requires a minimum commitment of 25 work hours per week, 30 hours preferred, 40 hours maximum and full time during the summer.
Desired Degree Program or Coursework: Some undergraduate coursework required (junior, senior at minimum) ideally in communication, public relations, or government. Coursework in economics and business is also a plus. Graduate student preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or application, membership, or service in the uniformed services.