Internship in the field of systemic interlinkages and sentiment analysis

Our Directorate General Financial Stability is currently looking for a motivated and suitably qualified student to take up a paid internship in the field of systemic interlinkages.

Valuable work: your role with us

Topic area 1:

  • Contribution to our text-mining project.
  • You will support us in consolidating and analysing various textual sources such as speeches and newspaper articles with regard to possible risks to financial stability. 
  • You will use various NLP methods, e.g. topic modeling approaches and sentiment analyses.

Topic area 2:

  • Analytical projects on financial interconnectedness and financial stability risks originating from non-financial corporations
  • You will support us in the collection and consolidation of micro datasets on credit and bank balance sheet information 
  • You contribute to the statistical and econometric analysis of the data 

Unique assets: your skills and qualifications

  • Graduate student (Master‘s or PhD) in economics, computer science, (business) mathematics, or similar.
  • Strong interest in quantitative and empirical methodology and questions of financial stability
  • Experience with databases and SQL desired
  • Topic area 1:
    • Experience in automated web scraping and knowledge of common NLP procedures would be useful
    • Experience with research projects using qualitative and quantitative data desired
  • Topic area 2:
    • Good knowledge of R including packages for data transformation and analysis (e.g. tidyverse) or Stata
    • Experience with the analysis of micro data
    • Good knowledge of econometric methods for panel and/or time series data.

Valuable work, generously rewarded

Remuneration and prospects

International working environment, varied tasks, national and international exchange opportunities, remuneration depending on your qualifications

New work

Home office opportunities, friendly and respectful working atmosphere, working hours: 39 hours/week, flexible and predictable working hours

Extra benefits

Canteen, good transport connections (bus and train), central location

Interested in enriching our team?

Then we can’t wait to receive your application. If there are still questions that you’d like answered before you apply, simply get in touch with the contact people named below.

Questions regarding the application process can be addressed to: 

If you have any questions regarding what the role entails, please contact:

Dr Puriya Abbassi, +49 69 9566-33708 

Please apply using our online tool, citing internship ID 2024_0267_02, the time period you wish to apply for and, if applicable, the topic you wish to focus on.

The Deutsche Bundesbank promotes the equality of men and women in the workplace. We therefore particularly welcome applications from women. Part-time work is generally possible. Where candidates are equally qualified for the position, preference will be given to applicants with a disability.