Economics Jobs and Internships
John Huston, Chair
One Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78212-7200
Students in the Economics Department have engaged in a wide range of interesting internships including working for small businesses; large corporations; nonprofit organizations; city, state and federal governments; the Federal Reserve Bank; politicians; and international organizations. The work itself is as varied as the locations with some coauthoring papers with a Federal Reserve economist while another helped a small business owner select a location for a new branch.
One job and one internship with Frost Bank, recently posted on TigerJobs.
CENTRAL TEXAS VETERANS HEALTH CARE SYSTEM INTERNSHIP:This is a two-year internship for specialized managerial positions within a VA medical center or CBO field site. Interns must be US citizens and must be able to relocate to Temple, TX. For more information, see:
SUMMIT CONSULTING'S SUMMER ANALYST/ASSOCIATE PROGRAM:
Summit is a boutique analytics advisory firm that guides federal agencies, financial institutions, and litigators as they decode their most complex analytical challenges. Summit's staff of economists, econometricians, and research scientists use quantitative techniques to assist our clients as they model risk, evaluate program performance, and predict future performance. We are currently expanding and have opportunities for current students with strong quantitative, analytical, and writing skills, who enjoy both data analysis and working closely with other team members and clients. Candidates will play a supportive role on a variety of analyses.
We are seeking qualified undergraduates and graduate students who will complete their current course of study before June 2014 in fields such as economics, statistics, public policy, and finance. Successful candidates will join Summit as a full-time Analyst/Associate for the summer. Students will work alongside our experienced economists and econometricians, solving real-world client problems, and get paid as a full-time staff member. At the completion of this period, depending upon performance, they may receive a full-time offer that commences shortly after graduation.
Minimum requirements for all include:
- Ability to work with limited supervision
- Ability to articulate ideas verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner to audiences of varied levels
- U.S. citizenship - Due to the requirements of some of our Federal clients, applicants must be U.S. citizens
- Willingness to live and work in the Washington, D.C., metro area
Minimum requirements for Summer Analyst (Undergraduate Student) include:
- A GPA of 3.5+ in current course of study
- Plan for successful completion of an undergraduate degree in a field such as economics, finance, public policy, or statistics; transcripts will be requested
- Proficient use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
- Ability (on the first day) to assist with report writing and PowerPoint presentations as a direct assistant to an experienced Consultant
- Ability to work closely with others in a team environment
- Advanced coursework in econometrics or statistics is preferred, but not required
- Exposure to data analysis using Stata, SAS, or R is preferred, but not required
- Proficient use of VBA and Excel macros is preferred, but not required
Minimum requirements for Summer Associate (Graduate Student) include:
- All the requirements listed above for the Summer Analyst position
- Ability (on the first day) to assist with quantitative research design, interpretation of results of regression analyses, and related activities; successful candidates will also be required to conduct in-depth statistical or econometric analysis under the daily guidance of a senior staff member
- Demonstrated experience with data analysis using Stata, SAS, or R
Summit Consulting is located in Washington, D.C., and offers a collegial and rewarding work environment where your input and expertise are valued and your professional development is encouraged. You will be required to provide a resume, unofficial transcript, and cover letter including the names of two references. If interested, please apply on our website at www.summitllc.us/careers/apply-to-summit/.
Deadline for submitting applications is MIDNIGHT 2/24/13. EMAIL SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.OFFICE OF FINANCIAL RESEARCH ANALYST POSITION:
In this position you will develop, identify and apply statistical methods and models; work with other researchers and analysts; and clarify, plan and coordinate efforts to analyze questions related to the OFR mission.
Qualifications are: Bachelor's degree in Economics (that includes at least 21 hours in economics and 3 hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus) AND experience participating in studies that measure and monitor risks to financial stability; applying analytical methods; and assisting with studies of technical and complex financial problems and issues.
A combination of experience and education may be considered.
Contact: US Department of Treasury Office of Financial Research at: email@example.com or 304-480-7300.
APPLY FOR A MAS GRANT FOR YOUR SUMMER INTERNSHIP:
If your internship meets one of the following conditions, you could get $1,500 (or more) for the summer:
--requires the use of Spanish or Portugese or brings the applicant into direct contact with speakers of Spanish or Portugese
--is carried out under the auspices of a domestic agency, organization, or entity that has Latina/os as its principal clientele or served group
--involves working with an agency, organization, or entity in Spain, Mexico, or another country in Latin America
For more information, contact Professor Arturo Madrid at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline: March 30, 2012.
(The MAS Internship Awards are made possible with the support of The Carlos and Malú Alvarez Fund for MAS.)
HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT SUMMER INTERNSHIPS:
ENTERGY ANALYST POSITION:
CAPGEMINI BUSINESS CONSULTING:
STATE DEPARTMENT FELLOWSHIPS:
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF DALLAS POSITION:
Full time, permanent opening for a Management Devleopment Professional. Please apply at: www.dallasfed.org/careers
FEDERAL RESERVE INTERNSHIPS:
MATCH CORPS URBAN EDUCATION FELLOWSHIP:
HOMELAND SECURITY SUMMER INTERNSHIPS:
STANFORD'S SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR GENERAL MANAGEMENT:
CITY OF SAN ANTONIO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OFFICE ENTRY LEVEL POSITION:
BUSINESS ANALYTICS INTERNSHIP:
FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ST. LOUIS RESEARCH ANALYST:
Bachelor's Degree in Economics and 3.0 GPA required. Cover letter, resume, and copy of unofficial transcript required. Please see: http://www.stlouisfed.org/about/job_opps.html for more information.
IDEX FELLOWSHIP IN SOCIAL ENTERPRISE:
For more information, see: https://www.myinterfase.com/trinity/job_view.aspx?token=22r45ARzhYFx622d0zE8Lg%3d%3d
T ROWE PRICE INVESTMENT FELLOWSHIP:
For more information, see: https://www.myinterfase.com/trinity/job_view.aspx?token=NQQB3K44KpiXeDcKf6fmdQ%3d%3d
ICPSR SUMMER PROGRAM 2011:
The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research Summer Program consists of two 4-week summer sessions (June 20 - July 15 and July 18 - August 12) and numerous 3-5 day workshops occurring June 6 - late August. For more information, email Jeremy Donald at email@example.com. For registration see: http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/content/sumprog/2011/application.html.
PAID INTERNSHIP, WASHINGTON DC:
The Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation engages interns in key Foundation projects while they learn and apply Market-Based Management techniques. Interns work at nonprofit organizations in roles including policy research, leadership and talent development, grassroots education, marketing and network development. Interns are assigned a Foundation mentor for the duration of the program. Internships are part-time and flexible but interns must be available at least 20 hours per week, including all day on Tuesdays. Spring and fall interns earn $12 an hour and summer interns earn $13 an hour. Metro assistance is available only for summer interns and housing is not provided. For additional information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Analysis Group provides economic, financial, and business strategy consulting to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Through our work in thousands of cases across multiple industries, we have built a reputation for excellence by providing fact-based, thoughtful interpretation of complex legal and business issues.
We assist law firms with pretrial discovery, development of economic and financial models, preparation of testimony, and critique of opposing experts' analyses. We also advise corporate and government clients on business issues including financial planning, tax and transfer pricing issues, company and asset valuations, cost-effectiveness analyses, market analyses, evaluations of mergers and acquisitions, and strategies for growth through enhancing innovation and identifying new opportunities.
We have openings for full-time Analysts, to start immediately or in the summer, in our Boston, Chicago and LA offices. Please see www.analysisgroup.com, or call 617-425-8113 to apply.
CONOCOPHILLIPS GLOBAL PROCUREMENT SERVICES INTERNSHIP:
ConocoPhillips offers Procurement Services Internships providing practical opportunities to apply concepts and skills learned through your college classes. The internship may include data supply management, development and design support, sourcing execution, business analysis, contract administration, customer and third party interface, decision support to operations management, or fundamental strategic sourcing practice and process. Requirements: pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Management, Business or Industrial Engineering; sophomore or junior standing; legally authorized to work in the US; eight continuous weeks of availability. Preferred: cumulative GPA of 2.5; minimum major GPA of 3.0; proficient with Microsoft products; analytical/technical skills; proven leadership ability; problem solving skills; team player; outstanding oral and written communication skills; strong organizational skills. The application process must be completed prior to 11/11/2011. For questions, contact Barbara Scheedlo at Barb.Scheedlo@conocophillips.com
Apply with a resume and unofficial transcript at: http://www.conocophillips.com/EN/careers/univrecruit/jobsearch/Pages/index.aspx
JOB AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT THE DALLAS FED:
Internship Opportunity with the SPURS:
RESEARCH CONFERENCE FOR UNDERGRADUATES:
As the application deadline of Sunday, February 10 approaches, we would again like to invite your undergraduate economics students to the 12th Annual Carroll Round. Our conference is the only forum of its kind for students to present original research and critically evaluate contemporary theory and practice in international economics and political economy. We have begun to review the applications submitted thus far, and we are looking forward to rounding out our applicant pool with outstanding applicants from Trinity University.
We would appreciate it if you would remind interested undergraduates that they may find our application at : carrollround.georgetown.edu/ apply. While the application is due on February 10, 2012, students need only submit a draft paper or detailed abstract with their application if their research project is not yet complete. If you, or they, have any further questions regarding the application process or the conference itself, please feel free to contact me at: email@example.com.
INTERNSHIP WITH SA 2020:
Trinity University invites students in the social sciences(*) to apply for a Mellon Community Internship to support community organizations involved in SA2020.
Interns will receive $4,000 and are eligible to live in the Trinity residence halls during the summer.
For more information: http://goo.gl/sfZz7
(*) Social sciences include anthropology, communications, economics, human communication, environmental science, political science, psychology, sociology and urban studies. Applications are due February 22, 2013. If you have questions, please contact Dr. Christine Drennon (firstname.lastname@example.org)
CBS RADIO DALLAS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM:
CBS Radio Dallas is holding an Internship Orientation Day on Friday, May 17, 2013. Come to the 10th floor from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. to learn about all the internships available. RSVP Required -- Deadline May 14th -- email@example.com. Please send questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org Breanna.Baker@cbsradio.com. Ph. 214-525-7297. CBS Radio Dallas is home to a cluster of 6 local stations with formats such as Sports, Light Rock, New, Classics, and Spanish. Internships include those in programming, promotions, sales, and accounting.