Chicago

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We are now accepting applications for Research Assistant positions.

Chicago


Our research supports the 7th District's ongoing analysis of the U.S. and global economy and monetary policy as well as issues related to bank regulation, the payments system, and financial markets.

Our Focus

Our work helps fulfill the Bank’s core monetary policy mission through the production of cutting-edge research and public outreach. Economists and research analysts collaborate on current analysis as well as on ambitious research projects that are often published in leading academic journals.

Current Analysis

Research Assistants work with economists on time-critical analysis of current economic data for important policy work. The analysis includes estimation of forecasting models, gathering data for report, and evaluating current and past market developments.

Academic Research Projects

Research Assistants work with economists on time-critical analysis of current economic data for important policy work. The analysis includes estimation of forecasting models, gathering data for report, and evaluating current and past market developments.

Begin Your Journey with Us

Our recruiting cycle for research assistants starts in September, with positions typically starting the following summer. We also begin posting internship opportunities in September.

Prepare

Review the minimum qualifications and requirements.

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Apply

Review your application carefully before submitting.

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Interview

Be ready to schedule a phone and on-site appointment.

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Accept

Offers are extened for full-time positions.

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Start

Your first week will be spend onboarding and learning.

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Work

After your first week, you'll feel ready to contribute.

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Denotes full-time position