SF Fed Internship Program

Invest in your future with the SF Fed internship program at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

As a paid SF Fed intern, you’ll apply your research and analytical skills to projects supporting the Bank’s key business functions. From assisting with safety and soundness examinations to working on technology projects, exciting opportunities exist in nearly every department: Supervision + Credit (S+C), Identity Access Management, Cash Product Office and Economic Research, to name just a few.


Work experience

The SF Fed internship program gave me an exciting group of people to work alongside, learn from, and kick start my career.
– Jose, SF Fed intern 2016

During your 10-12 week paid summer internship, work on IT projects dedicated to the economic development of our region and the nation.

Meaningful work

The SF Fed internship allowed me to work on interesting and challenging projects while learning more about the Federal Reserve. My manager and the team I was on encouraged me to learn new things and grow as a professional and as a person. This internship jump started my career and allowed me to work with some of the smartest people thinking about some of the biggest ideas in payments and the economy.
– Emily, SF Fed intern 2017

Participate in Federal Reserve Bank business seminars, skill-building workshops, and an executive speaker series designed for the personal and professional development of our employees.


Get help navigating your summer experience with our Bank Mentor program. Every SF Fed intern can receive guidance from experienced employees eager to share their expertise.

Networking and fun

Your summer team plans fun social activities where you can bond with fellow interns and connect with Bank employees.

Program Details


The SF Fed internship program is available to full-time undergraduate or graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited community college, four-year college, or university who meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated interest in finance, accounting, audit, business, economics, communications, data analytics, information technology, application development, or web design
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week for the full duration of the 10 week internship program


SF Fed internship positions are located in our San Francisco head office, as well as our Los Angeles branch location.


November 4, 2022 Application deadline

September – November 2022 Application and Resume Review Process

January 2023 Intern Interviews

February – March 2023 Intern Selection and Acceptance Letters

May 2023 SF Fed Internship begins for Semester students

June 2023 SF Fed Internship begins for Quarter students