Please read below about an opportunity to be an Economics Student Trainee Intern in the Division of Insurance and Research (DIR). Student Trainees have the opportunity to learn about banking and regulatory data, to understand economics careers in the federal government, and to acquire knowledge about the banking system.
The Division of Insurance and Research helps the FDIC provide the public with a sound deposit insurance system by offering comprehensive statistical information on banking; identifying and analyzing emerging risks; conducting research that supports deposit insurance, banking policy, and risk assessment; addressing global financial issues of importance to the deposit insurance system; assessing the adequacy of the deposit insurance fund; maintaining an effective and fair risk-based premium system; and conducting economic analysis for FDIC rulemaking.
Applicants may be considered for positions in the following branches:
National and Regional Risk Analysis analyzes economic and banking conditions in seven broad areas that cut across the regions. These topic areas are Energy, Labor Markets, Residential Real Estate, Agriculture, Commercial Real Estate, Municipal Finance, and Capital Markets.
Financial Risk Management assesses the adequacy of the deposit insurance fund and maintains an effective and fair risk-based premium system.
Center for Financial Research (CFR) publishes working papers, staﬀ studies, survey reports, and other analyses to prompt discussion among the FDIC’s many stakeholders to expand knowledge and understanding of issues that aﬀect the banking system.
The Program is open only to U.S. citizens and the formal application process can be found on USAJOBS. The posting closes on March 9, 2022.
Senior Economic Researcher, Center for Financial Research
Division of Insurance and Research
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
550 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20429