Near-term benefits
Research Analysts enjoy the benefits of

  • Interaction with leading economists and analysts on key policy and research issues

  • Eligibility for tuition reimbursement for individual courses, certificate programs, and graduate programs

  • Access to resources designed to build business, computer, and writing skills

Long-term gains
Research Analysts have gone on to enter prestigious academic programs, receive National Science Foundation and other highly regarded grants, and accept challenging positions in business and banking.

Career steps taken by former RAs include:

  • Ph.D. programs in economics and/or finance
    Berkeley, Brown, Caltech, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Michigan, Minnesota, MIT, Northwestern, NYU, Penn, Princeton, Rochester, Stanford, UCLA, Wisconsin, Yale

  • Master's programs in public policy
    Berkeley, Chicago, Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, Yale

  • Master’s programs in business administration
    Chicago, Columbia, Harvard, MIT Sloan, NYU Stern, Stanford, Wharton

  • Federal Reserve Bank of New York
    Financial Institution Supervision; Chief of Staff’s Office; Credit, Investment, and Payment Risk; Emerging Markets; Markets Group

  • Business
    American Express, Cantor Fitzgerald, Council on Foreign Relations, Facebook, Goldman Sachs, ISI Group, Morgan Stanley, NBER, NERA Economic Consulting, Standard and Poor’s

  • Law and public service
    Berkeley, Columbia, Harvard, Michigan, NYU, Yale, IMF, Peace Corps

Tuition Assistance Program

Research Analysts receive generous tuition reimbursement for coursework and degree programs at nearby universities. In addition, the New York Fed’s strong emphasis on work/life balance helps ensure that RAs have the time they need to pursue coursework in economics, mathematics, statistics, finance, or related fields.

The Tuition Assistance Program has enabled RAs to:
  • Earn a Master’s degree in Statistics (Columbia University) while working at the Bank

  • Participate in other degree and certificate programs (New York University and Columbia University)

  • Take individual graduate-level classes such as stochastic calculus, probability, statistics, real analysis, linear regression models, time series regression, linear algebra, continuous-time finance, derivative securities, graph theory, and partial differential equations.
To apply for a Research Analyst position, visit

Refer to Job Number 237452 for the RA position with a Summer 2015 start date

Resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis; however, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply before October 15, 2014.

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is an equal opportunity employer.