Federal Reserve Bank Job Quality Summer Intern - Regional & Community Outreach Department in Boston, Massachusetts

/Job Quality Summer Intern - Regional and Community Outreach Department/

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston’s Regional and Community Outreach department is seeking a student intern with a background or interest in law, public policy, sociology or a related field to work on projects relating to policies affecting the quality of jobs of low-income workers.

The Regional & Community Outreach department serves the Boston Fed’s community affairs function, promoting the economic growth of low- and moderate-income communities in the New England region. We provide policymakers and practitioners with objective, high-quality research and analysis of the economic challenges facing low- and moderate-income workers and potential solutions to address these problems.

This internship will focus on identifying, researching and analyzing policies and incentives in the New England states that are relevant to the quality of jobs for low-income workers and the legislative landscape surrounding those policies. Topics may include minimum wage, paid leave, scheduling, retirement benefits, healthcare benefits, employee ownership, community benefit agreements, and tax and procurement incentives that result in higher quality jobs for low wage workers. The intern will be expected to have strong research and analytical skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

/All employees assigned to this position will be subject to FBI fingerprint/ criminal background and Patriot Act/ Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) watch list checks at least once every five years. /

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/The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or skills associated with this position or the personnel so classified. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of this position, management reserves the right to revise this or any job description at its discretion at any time. /

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/Principals only, no agencies please./

Organization: *Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Title: Job Quality Summer Intern - Regional & Community Outreach Department

Location: MA-Boston

Requisition ID: 254614