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Data Management Year- Round Intern - Division of Management (ID: R023827)

Qualifications - External

The Data Management Center of Excellence (DM COE) program in the Technology Services branch of the Division of Management (MGT) is looking for part-time graduate intern (10-20 hours a week) for 12 months. The intern should have a demonstrated interest in working in the data management or technology project management field. The intern will support the team in their agile journey ensuring that user stories are properly documented so the definition of ready has been met and in the review and validation of sprint deliverables. The intern will develop an understanding of the division’s core functions and enhance their business skills by working under the supervision of the product owner to document and track milestones for data governance initiatives. They will also be responsible for creating regular status reports to present to executive audience at stakeholder meetings. Depending on interests, qualifications, and time, the intern may take part in additional assignments and stretch opportunities like assisting in the development of data management policies and processes. 

The Technology Services (TS) branch of the Division of Management at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) has established a Data Management Center of Excellence (DM COE) to support the Division of Management (MGT) and the Division of Financial Management (DFM) data and metadata needs.  


The DM COE owns the TS data strategy and ensure that it is being put into action across all data lifecycle activities in order to leverage data to make timely business decisions. 


The most critical element to realize the strategy is the partnership between TS and the business stakeholders. The DM COE works closely with business stakeholders to stand up and sustain new data roles as part of the federated data governance framework established by the Board Data Council (BDC). The goal is to leverage data to ensure that the following business goals are met: 


§  Increase transparency and trust in administrative data.  

§  Create the appropriate mechanisms and agreements to share and preserve data securely.  

§  Develop metrics to monitor and report on data consistency to ensure quality is maintained.  

§  Ensure compliance and adherence to data management policies, standards, and procedures.  

§  Foster communication and collaboration among data users to leverage, reuse, and share knowledge about valuable data assets.  

Competencies/Learning Objectives: Data analysis; data-driven decision making; organization; communication; learning agility.

Suggested Major/Minor: Business Management, Data Science, Library Information Science, Metadata or a related field. 

Required Skills and Knowledge: MS Office Suite, SharePoint, Communications, Records Management, Planning.

Preferred Skills: Experience with metadata management and/or business process improvement. 

Expected Start Date: January 2024 (or earlier)

Expected Hours:  20-25 hours/week during school year, 40 hours/week during summer.

Location:  Washington DC office. This internship may be completed in a hybrid capacity. Around once a week onsite requirement. However, this is flexible for during school year.