The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
The Outreach and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
Area: Legal Title: Business Operations Associate Education: Manhattan Community College
Why the Fed?
At the Fed I have the ability to develop my career by utilizing the ongoing professional and personal development programs.The employees at the Fed share a vast amount of knowledge and expertise that generates into a multi-talented environment for learning. Being a mother and working for the Fed has its advantages. The flexible hours, health benefits, employee college tuition program, and thrift plan have been essential parts of my longevity at the Fed.
I am one of the analysts at the Fed who contribute to the planning and execution of the Bank's annual budget process. In addition, I provide source planning, budgeting, expense monitoring and cost accounting support to different business departments at the Bank.
Challenges and Rewards of My Job
One of the most challenging aspects of my job is that I have to always be prepared to provide vital information that could be used to make key decisions regarding day to day workflow at the Fed. Knowing that my support and information helps guide some major decision making at the Fed is very rewarding.
How Is the Fed Unique?
One of the things I find unique about the Fed is the people. Tasks are made easier because we take pride in what we do and strive to be the best.