Project Code: NCUA-USA-1

Researcher & Strategic Financial Literacy Planning Assistant

Project Title Researcher & Strategic Financial Literacy Planning Assistant
Project Summary Do you have a passion for implementing strategies that seek to improve the lives of Americans nationwide? Do you know how to conduct in-depth research and summarize your findings? We are looking for a intern to join our team at the NCUA.
Country United States
Agency National Credit Union Administration
DoS Office N/A
Office Symbol NCUA
Post N/A
Section N/A
Number of Interns 1
Project Description

If you are passionate about using your research and writing skills to inform and educate - this is the position for you. You will be part of a national outreach program that works every day to improve the financial lives of American consumers. You will focus on conducting in-depth research on credit union financial literacy and consumer financial protection topics affecting consumers and credit union member-owners nationwide. Research areas of focus related to credit unions include inclusive financial products and services, financial literacy and outreach programs, in-school (student-run) credit union branch programs, consumer financial protection matters, financial counseling, and financial literacy workshops among others.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Conducting research on financial literacy, consumer financial protection, inclusive financial services and related issues in the credit union industry and potential impacts (economic, social, etc.) to the consumer.
- Providing critical analysis and research on specific topics related to financial literacy and member education efforts by credit unions, non-profits, municipal organizations, as well as state and federal agencies.
- Compiling regular briefers (in written and/or graphic form) of major consumer trends, fact sheets, or other research analysis on topics related to the NCUA’s financial literacy and outreach program, credit unions and consumer education programs.

Required Skills or Interests
Data analysis
Data visualization
Economic analysis
Editing and proofreading
Additional Information


- Working towards a BA, certificate, or higher degree in a related field (e.g. statistical analysis, research, finance, public administration, business administration)
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
- Must be a team player and flourish in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

Please state your availability (start and end date) and the number of hours per week you can work in your application.