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"Great experience -- one of best in government"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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Positive Outlook
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I have been working at Federal Reserve Board (More than 8 years)

Pros

Interesting work at high level
Decent work/life balance usually
Collegial
Great benefits

Cons

Slow promotion
Lack of management transparency
Sometimes long hours for needless reasons

Advice to Management

Better insight into career advancement/more training

Other Employee Reviews for Federal Reserve Board

  1. "Your Results May vary"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Board full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working with incredibly smart people on interesting and important topics. The amount of training and professional development is immense in terms of acquiring new skills (say, statistical programming) and knowledge (about the part of the economy or markets your section covers). Relatively efficient for a bureaucracy.

    Cons

    Pay is way below other options, even with in the federal reserve system. There is a severe lack of intermediate positions to be promoted into. Do your 2 or 3 years and move on unless you have a phd. Some of the technology used can be a bit out dated.

    Advice to Management

    There need to be more positions for intermediate for research assistants to be promoted into that is more akin to a Junior Economist rather than a Financial Analyst. It makes no sense to train students for 2 or 3 years and essentially give them the boot.


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    "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Senior Research Assistant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Senior Research Assistant in Washington, DC

    I worked at Federal Reserve Board full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Closely working in an academic environment. You bosses are very smart an really take an interest in you. There is a built in social scene with many other 22 y/o starting their first job with you. Can really help you get into PhD programs.

    Cons

    The pay is not as good as other options. Sometimes the work can be quite tedious. It is a little overwhelming at the beginning.

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