On February 5, 2015 CU Denver Business Career Connections hosted the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.  The informational session which welcomed four professionals from the bank, highlighted the various career and internship opportunities with the nation’s central bank.

Graduate and undergraduate students from the Finance, Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) and Information Systems programs listened in as current employees discussed their careers at the banking organization.  One employee, a current Bank Examiner and CU Boulder Alumni, described her experience beginning as a Supervision and Risk Management (SRM) intern and then transitioning into a full time employee.  She described it as a “cool company” to work for, and that there were many chances to learn and grow within the company.  The coursework she learned as an undergraduate in economics has been highly valuable.

Current full time employment openings in the Denver area include Software Developers and Software Engineers as well as Entry Level Bank Examiners.  There are a multitude of other jobs available including Analyst positions, located at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City at their headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri.

Students who gain full time employment with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City can expect a starting base salary around $40,000 per year; and a comprehensive benefits package, that brings the value up to approximately $61,000 per year.

If you aren’t quite ready for a full time position, the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has a myriad of internship opportunities.  Internships include: Supervision and Risk Management (SRM), Project Management/Business Analyst, Software Developer and Software Engineer, and Analyst.  All internships are paid and begin around $15 per hour and last for ten weeks from May until August.

Many deadlines for internships and full time employment are fast approaching on February 11, 2015. To apply visit: campusrecruiting.kcfed.org

(If you need resume or cover letter assistance before then, be sure to attend the 60 minute Business Career Connections Job Search Boot Camp on February 9, 2015.  Register HERE.)

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City represents the Federal Reserve System’s Tenth District.  They have a staff of over 1,400 with departments in economic research, banking supervision and regulation, and payments system functions in addition to the departments that support these teams such as information technology, financial management, public affairs and human resources.  They are headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri and have an additional three office locations in Denver, Colorado, Omaha, Nebraska and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is also hosting a special event on February 19, 2015 with President Esther George.  President George will discuss economic issues affecting students and why a career at the nation’s central bank is a wonderful way to kick start their careers.  The event is free and can be attended via live online stream or in person (at the Kansas City location).

To register for the event visit: http://leadserve.kcfed.org

To find out about more or to apply for job and internship openings with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City visit: campusrecruiting.kcfed.org.

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