2013 Summer Internship - Community Development
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland - Cleveland, OH

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Our People Make the Difference The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is part of the nations central bank. Weve provided many opportunities for professional growth during our history. For thirteen years in a row, weve been named One of Northeast Ohios Best Places to Work by North Coast 99. This prestigious award honors organizations with outstanding employment practices, including compensation, benefits, training, recruitment, retention, community service, and employee communications. At our state-of-the-art Cleveland Office we are seeking innovative thinkers with vision to build the framework that will carry the Bank into the future. Join our team! Summer 2013 Intern Community Development

Community Development supports community reinvestment, fair lending, and economic development activities throughout the Fourth District. They seek to identify best practices, build partnerships, and provide training and technical assistance to community development practitioners.

The successful intern candidate will work with the Community Development team on a project using qualitative research methods to learn about neighborhood stabilization programs and policies, including loan modification efforts, and how communities in the Fourth District are addressing the negative spillovers of foreclosure, vacancy and abandonment. The intern will: assist with additional research involving gathering data from various sources and manipulate data using statistical packages and programming languages such as Excel, HTML, and SAS; assist in the preparation of economic development and urban housing publications for internal and external Bank customers; and assist with outreach meetings, public programs and events. The successful candidate will participate in the Banks Intern Expo, creating a display highlighting their intern experience in the Community Development department. May also complete special projects as assigned. Requirements:

Students pursuing a Masters degree in Economics, Public Administration, Public Policy, or Mathematics & Statistics with an interest in urban development issues preferred.
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Ability to conduct research and utilize statistical packages; Excel and SAS.
Strong writing and interpersonal skills are required.
Must have experience with Microsoft Office products.
Ability to work in a deadline driven environment and have ability to multitask.
Problem Solving Skills: 1) Interpersonal communication: Requires communicating well with people at different levels, frequently sharing information with others while listening to and understanding their points of view. 2) Logical analysis: Requires thinking through and solving problems step by step, often looking beyond the obvious solution to a problem and digging deeper for the best solution.

Note: Candidates interviewed will be required to provide a writing sample.

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