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Summer Intern – Community Development Research Jobs in Philadelphia, PA at Professional Diversity Network

Title: Summer Intern – Community Development Research

Company: Professional Diversity Network

Location: Philadelphia, PA

CompanyFederal Reserve Bank of PhiladelphiaThe successful candidate will support the department’s research projects related to community development, responsibilities include literature review, descriptive statistical analysis, and writing/editing draft reports on bank branch closures or other research projects. The candidate will also be responsible for updating the Bank’s community profiles, which appear on the public website. Community profiles are useful for banks and other stakeholders in identifying the credit and investment needs of their communities, the funding sources available to meet those needs, and the organizations providing services to low- and moderate-income communities in each region.The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. It helps formulate and implement monetary policy, supervises banks and savings and loan holding companies, and provides financial services to depository institutions and the federal government. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia serves eastern and central Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey, and Delaware.The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is seeking a recent college graduate student or a Graduate level student for a summer internship in the bank’s Community Development Regional Outreach department. Students majoring in Economics, Public Policy, Urban Planning, and other related studies will be considered. Internships are generally a 10-week program. This is a paid internship.Duties and Responsibilities:The successful candidate will support the department’s research projects related to community development, responsibilities include literature review, descriptive statistical analysis, and writing/editing draft reports on bank branch closures or other research projects. The candidate will also be responsible for updating the Bank’s community profiles, which appear on the public website. Community profiles are useful for banks and other stakeholders in identifying the credit and investment needs of their communities, the funding sources available to meet those needs, and the organizations providing services to low- and moderate-income communities in each region. Required Skills:Experience with or familiarity of programming languages such as R, SAS, or STATAExperience working with large datasetsAbility to write clearly and communicate technical concepts to lay audiencesProficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Attention to detail, problem solving, and priority setting Knowledge of or demonstrated interest in community development preferredOther:Sitting at a computer for long periods of time.The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our employees is essential to our success as an organization, and we want to recruit, develop and retain the most accomplished people from a diverse candidate pool. To support a workplace culture of belonging, we offer eight employee resource groups (ERGs) and a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.We have eight employee resource groups (ERGs) to support a diverse workforce. Abilities (supporting disabilities and allies), African Heritage, Asian-Pacific, Freedom (supporting LGBTQ+ and allies), Talent Forward (supporting career …

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