Students and Recent Graduates

What type of degree do I need to work in banking supervision?
A finance, accounting, or economics degree with a minimum GPA of 3.00 is preferred; however, other degrees with demonstrated strong quantitative and analytical training will also be considered.

What positions are generally available for recent graduates?
The majority of recent graduates begin their career as an examiner in either the Examinations and Inspections or Consumer Affairs departments. Additionally, individuals with a strong background and interest in accounting can begin their careers as analysts in the Statistical Services department.

Are there opportunities outside of Kansas City? 
Yes, opportunities are available at our branches in Denver, Oklahoma City and Omaha. Check out our Branch Opportunities page for more information.

Does the Fed recruit on campus?
Yes, the Fed actively recruits on several college campuses. Learn more about our college recruiting process and view the career fair schedule to find out when we may be visiting your school. If we don’t visit your college, you may apply online throughout the year by using the Job Search tool to find the position that interests you.

What are the steps in the college recruiting process?
The Bank posts full-time and internship opportunities through career services on many college campuses. Students can submit their application through career service offices or to our Reserve Bank via email to campusrecruiter@kc.frb.org. Candidates will be notified if they are selected for an interview.

Are there internship opportunities available?
Yes. Banking Supervision has a 10-week summer internship program for qualified students wanting to gain an understanding of banking regulation and develop valuable skills in a professional environment.

What responsibilities would I have as an intern?
Interns work on a variety of assignments in departments throughout Banking Supervision to gain a working knowledge of each department and its contribution to the supervisory process. Assignments range from assisting with bank examinations to budget analysis and other projects.