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  • Summer Fellowship Opportunity at the University of Chicago

    Posted: April 3, 2020

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    The Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC) invites applications for the Summer 2020 Research Fellowship. An interdisciplinary research and training center at the University of Chicago, EPIC is contributing innovative solutions to the global energy challenge: how can we ensure that people around the world, today and in the future, have access to reliable, affordable energy needed for human development without putting our health, environment and climate at risk? Previous results from EPIC projects have been influential with policymakers worldwide and featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other leading publications.

    Successful candidates will report to Michael Greenstone, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and the Director of EPIC. Responsibilities span all stages of research, including managing projects, collecting and analyzing data, creating presentations, and editing manuscripts. Typical research projects involve the analysis of environmental and energy data from the United States, India, China, and other countries utilizing quasi-experimental and experimental methods, as well as development of computational economic models of energy markets.

    Applicants must be in their penultimate year of study and have strong quantitative and programming skills. Candidates with research experience are strongly preferred, especially those with experience programming in Stata, R, Python or Matlab. The ideal candidate would work for EPIC for around ten weeks before returning to school. EPIC offers competitive salary and employee benefits. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, with rolling decisions, but all applications must be received by May 2nd to be considered. Due to the high volume of applications, only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

    To apply, please complete the form and upload your resume, transcript, and writing sample at https://tinyurl.com/epic-summer-intern. Questions and inquiries about the summer fellowship should be directed to epic.predoctoralfellowship@gmail.com.

  • James Heckman: The Economics of Inequality and Early Childhood Investments

    Posted: February 25, 2020

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    Nobel laureate economist James Heckman, the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, will give a talk on the economics of inequality and early childhood investments on Monday, March 23rd from 3-5PM at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Sommer Hall (E2014), 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205. Please RSVP on Eventbrite.

  • Economics Club Event

    Posted: February 25, 2020

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    The JHU Economics Club is a newly created club with the purpose of connecting current economics undergraduate students with each other, Economics graduate students, Johns Hopkins alumni and other professionals working in relevant fields. If you would like to be a general body member of the Economics Club, and participate in its events, please contact us at hopkinsecon@gmail.com. The first event organized by the club is a networking session with Economics graduate students on March 4, Wednesday from 7-8 pm at Gilman 130G. If you have any questions regarding the club, feel free to contact Professor Soma Dasgupta at sdasgupta@jhu.edu.

  • Maryland Department of Transportation: Paid Summer Internships

    Posted: February 7, 2020

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    The Maryland Department of Transportation is now offering paid summer internships. Visit publicservicescholars.umbc.edu/apply to learn more about the fellowship program. Apply by March. 1

  • E.P.I.C. Presents: “Genes and Complex Social Outcomes”

    Posted: February 5, 2020

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    E.P.I.C. presents the talk “Genes and Complex Social Outcomes” by Prof. Nick Papageorge.

    Monday February 10th, 12:30-1:30, Wyman 603B

    Please contact Prof. Barbara Morgan (bmorgan@jhu.edu) if you have any questions.

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  • Alpha Kappa Psi Recruitment

    Posted: February 3, 2020

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    Hi everyone, We are the recruitment chairs for Alpha Kappa Psi, Hopkins’ only co-ed business fraternity. At AKPsi, we help students pursue their passions in all aspects of business and economics. By joining, you will be able to gain both professional development and a new community on campus. Our events are as listed in the flyer attached, so feel free to stop by and consider joining AKPsi!

    If you have any questions, please email jhu.akpsi.rush@gmail.com. Otherwise, we hope to see you at rush!

    FLYER

  • St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank Internships

    Posted: October 27, 2019

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    The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has a Summer Internship Program that allows undergraduates the opportunity to learn about economics in the United States through the perspective of the Federal Reserve System.

    Internships are available in multiple areas within the Research Division: Economic Education; Research Analysts; Project Management; Historical Online Collection/FRASER and Library; and Data Desk/FRED.

    Learn more about the specific positions here: 2020 Summer Internships Research Division

    To Apply:

    Complete the online application for the Research Intern position through Handshake

    In addition to this application, the following documents must be uploaded in PDF or Word format and e-mailed to:research.internship@stls.frb.org  Please use the following as the subject line, Summer 2020 Research Intern: Last Name, First Name

    Also, for questions or concerns, contact: research.internship@stls.frb.org

  • Director’s Financial Analyst Program at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

    Posted: October 4, 2019

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    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is recruiting this fall for the Director’s Financial Analyst position, and we want to encourage graduating seniors to apply. We are hiring for positions that begin in January 2020 and July 2020, and Class of 2020, 2019, and 2018 graduates are eligible to apply.

    ABOUT THE PROGRAM
    This unique, two-year rotational fellowship sits at the intersection of the federal government and the financial services industry. Director’s Financial Analysts are given the opportunity to hone analytical and problem solving skills while helping to make markets for consumer financial products work for Americans. Members of the Director’s Financial Analyst Program will experience diverse roles, responsibilities, and areas of expertise. As a result, in a short period of time, analysts will play an integral role in everything the Bureau does, from rigorous data-driven policy creation and market monitoring to on-site supervision of market participants.
    All analysts will complete developmental rotations in offices throughout the CFPB. These rotations are designed to provide exposure to the analysis, strategy, research, education, policy development, supervision, enforcement, and rulemaking activities throughout the Bureau.
    We are recruiting for positions that begin after the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Previous Director’s Financial Analysts have used the program as a springboard to further their careers. Some graduates of the program have moved on to:

    • Grad school (e.g., Yale, MIT, Columbia, Harvard)
    • Private industry (e.g., Amazon, Uber, PayPal)
    • Public sector (e.g., Department of the Treasury, NY Fed, local government)

    HOW TO APPLY

    We are currently accepting resumes through our posting on their school’s job posting website. However, to officially apply, students will need to do so at https://www.consumerfinance.gov/careers during our live application window on USAJobs. The first window will be from October 18th – November 1st, and the second window will be in early spring 2020. Students who send an email demonstrating interest will be notified when the application becomes available.

    Interested students should send an email to CFPB_DFA_Program@cfpb.gov. For additional questions about the position or the application process, please reach out to Emma.Haas@cfpb.gov.

  • Research Associate Position – Yale Program on Financial Stability

    Posted: October 4, 2019

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    Research Associates will be part of a team working to launch the New Bagehot Project, an online platform for the dissemination of information on how to respond to financial crises. Working under the supervision of senior staff, Research Associates will be responsible for developing case studies of specific interventions attempted by policymakers during the Global Financial Crisis and other crises throughout history. These case studies focus on the critical design decisions made in establishing the interventions and will serve as the backbone for an online “playbook” that future policymakers can consult to help guide them during financial crises. Although the work of our Research Associates will be different than that done in traditional RA positions in economics, we think that this opportunity will still be a good fit for some students interested in pursuing graduate studies in economics. The link below contains more information about the position and how to apply.

    https://som.yale.edu/faculty-research-centers/centers-initiatives/program-on-financial-stability/about/opportunities

  • Recruiting Senior Econ Students – Economists Incorporated