Intern — Data Librarian-261637
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Primary Location IL-Chicago
Full-time / Part-time Full-time
Employee Status Temporary
Overtime Status Non-exempt
Job Type Internship
Shift Day Job
Work Hours Full - Time
Job Sensitivity Tier II - No Credit Check
Who we are:
Do you want to work for one of the most influential, trusted and prestigious financial institutions in the world? The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of the 12 regional reserve banks in the United States, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., that make up the nation’s central bank. The Seventh Federal District is made up of five states, which includes all of Iowa and most of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. The Seventh District comprises a considerable part of the nation’s manufacturing base – especially capital goods and consumer durables as well as production agriculture and food processing.
Internship Program Details:
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Summer Intern Program is a paid internship that provides undergraduate, graduate and PHD students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience at the Federal Reserve Bank. Through project oriented hands on assignments and professional development activities, interns receive a solid overview of the Fed while contributing to their designated Bank department.
The Summer Intern Program begins in June and continues for 12 consecutive weeks. Interns are expected to work 40 hours per week and assigned to one department for the summer.
As a part of the Summer Internship program, interns are expected to work on a group project during the course of the program.
October 2019 and onward – applications
Mid October 2019 and onward - Interviews
January – offers accepted
June 1, 2020 or June 8, 2020 – Start dates
The Wholesale Credit Risk Center (WCRC) serves as the Federal Reserve System's leading provider of wholesale credit expertise in supervision in part by leading wholesale credit data collection, maintenance, and analyses for the FRS's supervisory portfolios. To accomplish this mission, the WCRC hosts a SQL Server database to make confidential, licensed and open source datasets available to users across the Federal Reserve System to enable research, analytics and the development of supervisory tools and models. The Data Science and Analytics team within the WCRC provides services to around 250 regular data users that include procurement, discoverability, descriptive metadata, technical guides and user acceptance testing.
Develop a code library
Create user guides
Add content to a data dictionary
Answer user questions
Conduct user acceptance testing
Graduate school, preferably information and/or library science
General understanding of taxonomies, metadata standards, and/or database design
Excellent communication skills
Familiar with SQL, Python, R or another programming language is a plus
School Credit: If your internship requires school credit, please let the recruiter know if you are selected.
This position requires access to confidential supervisory information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.
As a condition of employment, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 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 official if necessary.