Federal Reserve System Practicum Student - Community Based Policy and Analysis (CBPA) team in St. Louis, Missouri
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
The Federal Reserve bank of St. Louis is looking for graduate level Practicum Students to support the Community Development department’s Community Based Policy and Analysis (CBPA) team.
The CBPA team, which is part of the Institute for Economic Equity (https://www.stlouisfed.org/institute-for-economic-equity) , aims to identify challenges confronting low- to moderate-income (LMI) and underserved households and communities, and share evidence- based solutions to respond to those challenges with financial institutions, nonprofits, government agencies, philanthropic organizations, public officials, researchers and practitioners. The group provides expertise and fosters collaboration around policy areas that include financial security, housing, and employment.
This is an unpaid practicum that will begin in the January 2022 semester. The practicum student must be currently enrolled in an accredited university and receive course credit from the university upon successful completion of the practicum. Additionally, a practicum agreement must be signed by the student and faculty sponsor.
Practicum Goals and Learning Objectives
We hope to create a high quality learning environment for the students as they collaborate with team members to:
Conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis
Develop various written materials including research memos, data briefs, policy briefs, research reports.
Develop presentations that summarize the latest findings
Conduct literature reviews on various topics including, economic equity, impact and recovery from COVID19, housing security, rural development, workforce development.
Pursuing a Master’s in Public Policy or a Masters in Social Work with a concentration in domestic social and economic development (Domestic SED) and or social policy; or a similar program
Strong research and analytical writing skills.
Experience or keen interest in policy analysis
Ability to work with ambiguity and adapt to changing needs of the team
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