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Federal Reserve System 2022 Undergraduate Summer Analyst - Technology in New York, New York


Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Working at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York positions you at the center of the financial world with a unique perspective on national and international markets and economies. You will work in an environment with a diverse group of experienced professionals to foster and support the safety, soundness, and vitality of our economic and financial systems. It is a challenge that demands the skills of a financial service professional and the intelligence of an academic—all combined with a passion for public service.

This position will offer workplace flexibility e.g. working remotely or on site as needed/ desired during the week. Employees can expect to be in the office weekly as needed for meetings and team collaboration and should live within a commutable distance. The Bank believes in work flexibility to balance the demands of work and life while also connecting and collaborating with our colleagues in person a couple days a week.

Program Description:

The Summer Analyst Program provides outstanding undergraduate students with the opportunity to gain valuable work experience with a unique institution. Through advanced project work assignments and professional development activities, summer analysts are provided with an extensive understanding of the work of the New York Fed. In addition to their daily responsibilities, summer analysts attend weekly presentations hosted by senior management. These presentations provide an extensive overview of the Bank's responsibilities and operations and offer a unique opportunity to learn about full-time career opportunities upon graduation. The summer program is the largest recruitment source for the New York Fed's full-time campus hiring.

What we do:

The Technology Group (TG) is responsible for the strategic planning and provisioning of automation services to the Bank. These include application development, data architecture, network, communications and data center infrastructure and operations, project management, technology vendor management, and overall information technology and information security. The Group also provides national information security, incident response, national remote access and enterprise search services for the Federal Reserve System.

Summer Analysts within TG can be placed in one of the following areas:

Enterprise Architecture & Strategy:

Responsible for technology strategy and solution design, including guidance for investments in innovation, and key opportunities to retire technical debt (outmoded products and services).

Information Security (ISNY):

Develops, executes and maintains a superior information security program that promotes resiliency by identifying and mitigating cyber risks and threats through risk-based consultation, advice, and direction for controls, designs, and investments for the Group and the entire Bank.

Enterprise Platforms and Capabilities:

Responsible for all application delivery and maintenance across the entire Bank, influences not only how the Bank thinks about its work, but also how it does its work with nimble organizational principles that empower employees and fuel constant innovation.

Enterprise Support:

Responsible for all technology support services across the Bank, including coordinating with National IT on matters of shared infrastructure, system processes, and end-user technologies. Centralizes all technology support activities and leverages vendors to provide scalable and flexible workspace technologies, handling incidents as needed.

Data and Analytics Office:

Directs all aspects of data management within the Bank, and coordinates policies that will get promoted across the Federal Reserve System. Serves as a coordinating and centralizing body for data and analytics, organizing data access, establishing data foundations, while also driving innovation through advanced analytics.

Oversight and Business Operations:

Provides oversight to ensure technology services aligns with the Bank’s strategic direction in order to deliver optimum value to the Bank by managing risk, governing TG processes, supporting reporting and metrics, all administrative support, project management practices, vendor and asset manager and tracking group financials.

What we are looking for:

The TG Summer Analyst Program is open to applicants who have completed their sophomore year of college by the beginning of the internship. The program is extremely competitive and size is limited. As a summer analyst in TG, applicants must have a demonstrated interest in, computer science, information systems, application development, business technology, or related discipline and a strong academic record. Specific technical skills may be required depending on area and project.


  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills demonstrated by the ability to assimilate new information, make sound decisions, and manage multiple tasks

  • Basic programming skills in one or more areas preferred: Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, SQL, Scala, Python, HTM/CSS

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written

  • Ability to grasp information quickly

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to work productively in a high-performance team atmosphere and as an independent analyst

To Apply:

Please include a resume and unofficial transcript. The application deadline is November 1st, 2021 (11:59 PM EST) *.

Internships are paid, summer housing is not provided.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York summer internships are 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. Interns must remain in the United States for certain aspects of the pre-employment & background check process, which will start approximately 6 weeks (around mid-March) prior to the first day of the internship.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check, comply with all applicable information handling rules, and will be tested for all controlled substances prohibited by federal law, to include marijuana

Incumbent must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Bank grants an exemption based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change.

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The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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OUR PEOPLE are diverse in background and ideas, which allows for ongoing creativity and innovation. Ultimately, they are the ones who push our high-performance, exchange-driven culture forward.

Why Our People Choose Us:

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Your responsibilities will be meaningful

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