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FDIC Research Fellows Program
Originally Posted 3/3/11
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's Division of Insurance and Research is presently seeking candidates for its Research Fellows program. Selected candidates will serve as Economic Assistants (RA) in Boston and Chicago regional offices. The Division of Insurance and Research is the Chairman, Board of Directors and Corporation's primary subject matter expert on deposit insurance, economic, financial and statistical analysis.
Qualifications for the position are as follows:
- A degree in economics that included 21 semester hours of economics and 3 hours in statistics, accounting, or calculus.
- Computer programming and experience in the use of statistical packages
- A combination of education and experience, i.e., courses equivalent to a major in economics, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
One year of graduate level education or superior academic achievement in undergraduate school is desirable.
Deadline: March 25, 2011
Ms. Krista Hughes
Chief Administrative Program Management Section
Division of Insurance and Research
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Berkeley Research Group
Originally Posted 12/13/10
Berkeley Research Group (BRG) provides independent expert testimony, strategic advisory services, and data analytics to major law firms, Fortune 500 corporations, government agencies, and regulatory bodies around the world. We specialize in the provision of sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines including intellectual property, antitrust and competition policy, finance, valuation, workforce issues and complex damages.
Advising clients across a variety of industries, BRG is building a team of professionals who value collaboration, intellectual independence and scientific analysis. BRG experts include academics and seasoned consultants working with clients in both advisory and adversarial settings. A large share of our work is performed around high-stakes, complex commercial disputes and regulatory and legislative issues.
We are currently looking for interns to assist our healthcare group. The internship opportunities are geared toward students with disciplines in all areas of business and economics. Interns will be compensated for their time at Berkeley Research Group at $15.00 an hour. For more information on the company please visit our website at www.brg-expert.com.
This opportunity will be posted on DePaul’s Experience job posting website. Please include a cover letter, resume, and fall quarter school schedule with your application.
Organizing for America
Originally Posted 4/5/2010
Please note: Students need a background in statistics/econometrics to apply.
Are you interested in campaign data analysis? Want to get involved in the 2010 elections? This year, the Democratic National Committee and Organizing for America are looking for creative, quantitatively-minded individuals to join the Targeting Department.
We are filling three analytics positions -- Elections Analyst, Modeling Analyst and Lead Modeling Analyst -- to work in our D.C. Headquarters.
We are looking for bright, hard-working people with experience in areas such as data, statistics, analytics, mapping and programming to work in a fun, fast-paced and exciting environment.
As we look forward to 2010, our ability to reach out to key voters, monitor our progress and effectively deploy our resources will be critical to our success in November.
Learn more and submit an application now: http://my.barackobama.com/targetingjobs
Originally Posted 4/1/10
Summer Intern position in the Medical Economics Unit at Aetna
The program is 12 weeks and runs from end of May until middle of August, with an opportunity for a full-time position. We are looking for Finance, Economics, & Accounting majors, preferably graduating Seniors.
About Our Company
We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.
Job Group Summary
Our Cooperative Education and Intern programs give college students an opportunity to use what they've learned in school and get real-world experience - as well as a paycheck. And our Temp Program gives employees the security of regular work and the flexibility of an adaptable schedule.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Functional Work Experience
- Applying Reasoned Judgment (Foundation)
- Creating Accountability (Foundation)
- Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen (Foundation) Collaborating for Results (Foundation)
Summer Intern position for Aetna's Medical Economics department in our Chicago Office. We are looking for University students who are going into their Junior or Senior years who are seeking a summer internship in a corporate office environment. Students with an educational focus in Finance, Actuarial Science, or Healthcare Administration are encouraged to apply.
Shift Differential: No
Work Schedule: 5 Day
Standard Hours: 40
Benefits of Aetna's Summer Internship Program includes:
- Valuable corporate, business experience
- Valuable experience in the managed care healthcare industry
- Cross functional interdisciplinary project work
- Exposure to Executive Speaker Series on important issues facing the healthcare industry
Skill or Experience Requirements:
We are looking for a motivated college student who is interested in heath economics, with experience in data and financial analysis. The person must possess effective project management skills with strong analytic skills and attention to detail, and be able to work within MS Excel and MS Access. The intern will be engaged in various projects related to medical cost analysis that will involve assessing large data sets to isolate patterns and trends. The intern will manage at least one large project for which he/she will perform the project management. In addition, there will be opportunities to present findings to colleagues.
We value leadership, creativity and initiative. If you share those values and a commitment to excellence and innovation, consider a career with our company.
To apply, send your current resume to:
Mid America Medical Economics Unit
Aetna, Chicago, IL 60606
The Boeing Company
Originally Posted 3/5/10
The Boeing Company has a Summer Internship supporting the Controller of the Engineering, Operations, & Technology group. This 12-week position is a full-time, paid internship designed to enable you to gain hands-on experience while contributing to exciting programs, helping us meet customer needs and learning from experienced professionals. The Internship Program is designed to engage students in specific work assignments as well as development activities throughout the summer.
Candidates must be college students with junior status who are schedule to graduate between September 2010 and June 2011 and who are pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. Candidates are required to demonstrate a minimum overall GPA of 3.25. Assignments begin when school recesses for the summer of 2010 and lasts approximately 12 weeks.
Please see this PDF for more information on this opportunity. The application window will open on March 15, 2010 and remain active for one week.
Apply online: https://jobs.boeing.com/JobSeeker/JobView?reqcode=10-1002966
Commodity Futures Trading CommissionOriginally Posted 3/4/10
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is seeking exceptionally talented, knowledgeable and motivated students who want to play a significant role in a dynamic agency, within our Student Summer Internship Program. As an independent Federal agency, the mission of the CFTC is to provide oversight of the commodity futures and option markets in the United States. We employ top-notch professionals with strong academic records and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills for this important work.
Economics/Finance Students: Participate in market surveillance activities to assess their effectiveness and identify areas for improvement; participate in investigations of price manipulation and industry fraud; and collaborate with others to carry out economic or financial studies, programs and projects.
For more information, please visit the job posting
ApliaOriginally Posted 11/3/09Support Representative & Editorial Assistant
Aplia, a division of Cengage Learning, is an exciting, visionary group that is revolutionizing education through the online delivery of college-level educational materials supplemented by interactive applications.
Our positions are posted on our website:www.aplia.com/careers
Our two entry-level positions are Support Representative and Editorial Assistant. Each offers significant opportunity for advancement.
Many of our best people joined Aplia after college and were recommended by their instructors. In fact, my graduate economics professor recommended me, and I'm still very thankful that he did!
We are looking for nice, smart, driven individuals. Please let us know if you are interested in joining our team.
Executive Director, Aplia
Koch Associate and Internship Programs
Koch Associate Program
Originally Posted 11/17/09
At the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, we are currently accepting applications for the 2010-11 Koch Associate Program-an elite job opportunity for young professionals who are passionate about free-market ideas and who want to become more effective at advancing liberty throughout their careers. Through the year-long program, which begins in June 2010, Associates work full-time within a free-market think tank, policy institute, or grassroots organization. While most positions are located here in the D.C. area, there are also opportunities outside of D.C. at various state-based organizations.
Please visit the Koch Associate Program website for more information:http://www.cgkfoundation.org/associate-program/
Koch Internship Program
Originally Posted 04/27/10
The Koch Internship Program is a unique, paid opportunity for students and recent graduates to work in Washington, D.C. We are currently looking for candidates who not only have a commitment to free-market principles and individual liberty, but also demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit in and outside of the classroom.
Details about the Koch Internship Program:
• Offers part-time flexibility
• Pays an hourly rate of $12.00
• Allows interns to gain real-world experience working in a think tank or policy institute
• Equips interns with the management training and professional development necessary to be successful and effective at advancing liberty
The Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation Internship Program was established to develop the next generation of liberty-minded leaders and entrepreneurs. Over the course of the program, Interns engage in key Foundation projects while learning and applying Market-Based Management. The project assignments cover fascinating areas including policy research, leadership and talent development, grassroots education, marketing, and network development. This hands-on experience gives interns the chance to explore the non-profit sector while applying the management philosophy they are learning from the Foundation, and allows them to build a network of like-minded friends and associates.The application deadline for the fall program is August 9th.
The internship runs from September 13th - December 3rd.
Please see the website for more information:http://www.cgkfoundation.org/internship-program
Bureau of Labor StatisticsOriginally Posted 3/16/10
PLEASE NOTE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 04/01/2010!This is an Economist position under the Federal Career Intern Program (FCIP).
Looking for a professional, full-time employment and career development program to help you "jump-start" your career in the Federal Government? Come join the Career Intern Program at the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Are you interested in the health of our national economy? Would you like to start your career as an Economist with the principal fact-finding agency in the field of labor economics and statistics? If so, we may have just the opportunity you are looking for! Please see this announcement for more information.
Prospective applicants can apply to this job announcement at https://applicationmanager.gov/Login.aspx
using the Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) WA328545.
For further information on careers at BLS please visit http://www.bls.gov/jobs
Ernst & YoungOriginally posted 9/28/09
Tax - Transfer Pricing Internship
Within Ernst & Young's International Tax Services (ITS), our global Transfer Pricing practice is recognized as a leading innovator in addressing inter-company transaction issues and in the valuation of intangible assets. We offer depth of experience through a worldwide network of dedicated transfer pricing economists and tax professionals. Providing a fully integrated approach to transfer pricing, our people prepare documentation, defend transfer pricing in audits, and develop tax planning approaches.
We are currently seeking an intern to participate in various challenging transfer pricing engagements and to contribute to the delivery of quality transfer pricing services for our diverse clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for learning and career advancement to the right candidate.Responsibilities
Demonstrate a basic understanding of economic principles and effectively apply economic/finance knowledge to clients. Assist in the delivery of quality transfer pricing and economic services with timely and responsive services/work products.
Prepare documentation, participate in advanced pricing agreements (APAs), assist in defending transfer pricing in audits, work in the valuation of intangible assets, and develop quality, practical planning services. Participate in and contribute to achieving team goals. Thoroughly and accurately analyze information. Assist in the preparation of quality, practical approaches to the client's economic situation and arrive at logical conclusions.Qualifications and Skill Requirements
To qualify, candidates must:
• be pursuing a bachelor's degree, preferably with an emphasis in economics, finance or statistics (an advanced degree in economics or a Ph.D. is desirable)
• some experience in a business environment applying economic concepts is a plus
• have excellent organizational, analytical and verbal/written communication skills
• have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, professional services environmenthttp://www.ey.com/US/en/Careers/Students/Working-at-Ernst---Young/Tax/Transfer-Pricing
Irish Consulate in ChicagoOriginally posted on 4/08/09
Economic Research Internship
The Irish Consulate in Chicago is currently seeking an enthusiastic and resourceful intern to conduct research and produce regular reports on economic issues.
The Irish Consulate is the diplomatic office of the Irish Government in Chicago and also has responsibility for Irish relations with 20 States of the Midwest and the South.
The research internship would be focused on the current and evolving economic issues in the US and would be open to either a senior who has a business/economics background or an MBA level student. There will be no remuneration for this internship.
The successful applicant would report directly to the Consul General and would be required to undergo routine background checks before commencing the internship.
If interested and for further information please contact: email@example.com
Sieben Energy AssociatesOriginally posted 5/11/09
Associate Data Analyst Internship
Located on N. Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Sieben Energy Associates (SEA) is an independent consulting firm specializing in comprehensive energy management. We combine energy efficiency, sustainable design, information management, and carbon considerations with strategic consulting to provide our clients with innovative solutions.Job Description:
SEA is seeking a part-time Associate Data Analyst to work with the Energy Management team. The Associate Data Analyst will assist with data entry, data analysis, and quantitative reporting. Candidates should have a passion for—and/or a strong desire to learn about—the energy industry and sustainability. The ideal candidate will be a third- or fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in economics, environmental science, or another field with a quantitative focus. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and/or Microsoft Access is a strong plus. Position Responsibilities:
· Data Entry
· Data Analysis
· Quantitative Reports
The position will start in May or June 2009, 2–3 days per week, 8 hours per day, with the potential for increased hours.
This is an opportunity to work in a fast-growing industry with a company that has delivered energy solutions to mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies since the firm’s founding in 1990.
Please send a résumé and cover letter no later than May 15, 2009 to Todd Edwards via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
or via post at 333 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 2107, Chicago IL, 60601. No phone calls, please. SEA is an equal opportunity employer.