This spring internship, beginning in January 2017, is a paid opportunity for undergraduate students in their junior year or senior year, recent college graduates or graduate students with an interest in economics.
This internship pays an hourly rate of $12.50, and ideally applicants will work part-time during regular business hours (dependent on the applicant's school schedule), with some flexibility around an academic course schedule. The internship is based in Washington, DC and will last approximately 10 weeks.
Hamilton Project interns will gain exposure to a broad set of policy topics while developing their analytical thinking and writing skills. Applicants should expect a range of responsibilities, broadly defined under the following categories:
In addition their primary responsibilities, interns will have the opportunity to attend internal meetings, local think tank events, professional development workshops, and public Brookings events as well as participate on Brookings sports teams and network with other interns throughout the Institution.
Applicants should be pursing an undergraduate degree in economics or in a related field like mathematics or statistics and should have strong writing and analytical skills. Applicants should have taken introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics. Coursework in statistics or econometrics is highly recommended. Applicants will be expected to be proficient using Microsoft Excel. Proficiency with STATA, or other statistical software, is preferred.
A successful applicant will have a strong team work ethic and a belief that no task is too big or too small. Applicants should be juniors or seniors planning to live in the D.C. area during the spring 2017.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To be considered, applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
Applicants should apply online, uploading two documents when prompted:
Brookings is an equal-opportunity employer that is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, or other factors protected by law. Successful completion of a background investigation is required for employment at Brookings. No phone calls please.
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