The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System regularly hires research assistants who apply quantitative skills both to real-world policy issues and to high-level research projects.
This is a two-year term position, after which research assistants go on to graduate programs or careers in economics, business, or related disciplines.
Research assistants are employed in several of the Board's divisions. Follow the links below for job qualifications in the various divisions and the procedures for submitting an application:
Our brochure, Open Doors to a Bright Future: Research Assistant Positions at the Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C. (4.53 MB PDF), tells you more about the Federal Reserve and its mission, and discusses the great opportunities and benefits of being a research assistant at the Board.