Office location: Basel
Department: Monetary & Economic Department
Unit: Research & Statistics
Service: Employment - Duration: up to 11 months
Contract type: Fixed-term
Application Deadline: 31/03/2021
Are you a recent or soon-to-be graduate of a bachelor’s or master’s programme in economics, statistics, finance or a related field? Do you want to acquire practical experience in policy research and analysis? Are you interested in global monetary and financial stability issues? Do you want to work in Basel, Switzerland for up to 11 months?
The Monetary Economics and Financial Stability graduate programme gives you the opportunity to work in an international financial institution at the intersection of research and policy.
The programme will give you practical experience in data-related work or policy analysis supporting central banks and other financial regulatory authorities, and in contributing to high-level meetings and BIS publications.
Depending on your skillset and experience, you will be assigned to one of the Statistics and Research Support units (in our Monetary and Economic Department), the Secretariat of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) or the Financial Stability Institute (FSI).
You will work with top experts from around the world and be part of an intellectually stimulating organisational culture characterised by effective collaboration, high-quality output and attention to detail. You will enjoy exposure to ideas and projects beyond your immediate speciality and will play a valuable part in supporting the wider central banking community. The programme is aimed at enriching your work experience in order to help you in your pursuit of a PhD.
Bachelor’s or master’s degree completed in 2020 or 2021
Strong analytical skills
Data processing and visualisation skills
Programming skills in standard statistical packages (MATLAB, Stata, EViews) and/or other data management tools (Python, R, SQL)
Familiarity with various data sources would be an advantage (Datastream, Bloomberg, etc)
For candidates interested in the programme at the FSB or FSI, drafting skills and exposure to topics such as financial stability analysis, financial regulation and supervision, fintech and/or corporate restructuring/crisis management would be an advantage
Application deadline: 5 pm CEST on Wednesday, 31 March 2021.
For a full description and details on the application process please visit BIS website.