The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is currently recruiting for a Publications Intern. The position is located in Richmond, VA. The ideal candidate will assist and receive training in a broad range of activities in the Publications unit of the Research Department. Such activities will include assisting in the editing, writing, and production of the unit's publications including Region Focus, Economic Quarterly, the Economic Brief series, the Working Paper series, the Richmond Fed Research Digest, and the Annual Report. In addition, the student intern may be called upon to perform routine and miscellaneous duties as assigned.
***The hiring range for this opening is $14.80/hr-$18.50/hr
***The deadline for applying to this role is 5:00 PM on Friday, February 08, 2013
*** App licants must be available for either telephone or on- site interviews in late February/early March
***Candidates subject to special background investigation procedures
This is a part time position (no benefits) that typically will begin in May or June and end in August, based on the student's availability. Applicants must be available for either telephone or on-site interviews in February and March. Hiring decisions will be made by late March or early April. The work schedule for the position will average 35 - 40 hours per week; however, flexibility to alter work schedule, as needed, is required.
With an application, candidates are required to submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a writing sample. Documents should be uploaded as attachments to your electronic submission. Formatted attachments can include Microsoft Office products, PDFs, JPGs, or HTML documents; size for each is limited to 2MB.
Assists with varied publication staff responsibilities, including writing and editing, proofreading, and fact and reference checking.
Conducts background research, online and print-based, for Bank publications.
Prepares and checks articles for the Bank's public website.
Currently enrolled in a college degree program, preferably a rising junior or senior.
Eonomics major preferred; some writing/editing experience strongly preferred.
Minimum of a 3.0 grade point average.
Strong analytical skills.
Strong oral and written communications skills.
Basic knowledge of and experience in use of research techniques.
Proficiency in searching and navigating Internet sites, especially bibliographic databases (JSTOR and EBSCO).
Ability to work well in a team setting.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Please note, housing will not be provided.
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