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Year-Round Intern- Public Affairs

About the Team & Role

The Public Affairs Office at the Federal Reserve Board is responsible for media/reporter engagement and external communication for the agency. The Public Affairs intern will assist the office with handling incoming reporter inquiries; monitor and compile stories about and relevant to the Federal Reserve; handle various research tasks, often on short deadlines; and support administrative tasks within the office. The intern will work with all members of the office as well as senior staff through the agency. 

Competencies and Learning Objectives: Teamwork, communications, critical thinking, professionalism



  • Suggested Major/Minor: Communications, economics, finance; some graduate coursework preferred
  • Required Skills and Knowledge: Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Preferred Skills: Familiarity with news media and economics/finance
  • Required Documents for application: To be in consideration for this role, please include the following documents with your application upon submission.
    • Resume
    • Cover letter- please include the days and hours you will be available to work during the fall semester
    • Copy of your unofficial transcript



  • US Citizenship is required for all Board internships and applicants must be current students, graduating from their program Spring 2025 or later.
  • Anticipated Work Environment: this internship will require an onsite presence, though there may be a virtual component.
  • Anticipated Work Hours: Candidates must be able to work with a minimum of 32 hours per week (four full days) required.
  • Anticipated Start Date: Early September