Posted Positions in Economics

Marketing Internship in NYC - Referred to the ECO by Alum Heather Mui

Alison Chin, Executive Director at Mestel & Company is hiring a paid summer intern in NYC to work directly with her. Here are the specifics:

My company (Hire Counsel / Mestel & Company), a national attorney placement/legal services company, seeks a motivated Marketing Communications Intern for the summer. This is a paid internship in NYC. The ideal candidate is currently enrolled in college/grad school as a Marketing major. S/he will report to me and together, we will accomplish a lot and have fun! If you know anyone who is interested, please ask them to send their cover letter & resume asap to achin@hirecounsel.com

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Data Analyst in NYC with Uber-Successful Media Company - CAFEMEDIA

Analyst/Senior Analyst, Strategy & Insights

CafeMedia is looking for a strategic, creative and analytical thinker to join our sales team! The Analyst/Senior Analyst, Strategy & Insights will be responsible for digging deep to craft compelling sales narratives using a variety of research tools and articulating insights into sales presentations. This role is perfect for a right and left-brained thinker who loves numbers and finding the story behind them. The person in this role will tackle a wide range of strategic initiatives that help grow our sales – audience insights, advertising trends, sales development, and much more. New graduates are encouraged to apply for Analyst-level role. This is an excellent opportunity to get broad experience in all aspects of marketing and digital media!

Responsibilities:

  • Create compelling sales stories that show why we are a great partner for our advertisers and bring findings to life in client presentations

  • Interpret and synthesize all syndicated, behavioral, and primary (qualitative and quantitative) data to uncover persuasive insights

  • Partner with sales directors and sales development teams to understand client objectives and determine outreach approach

  • Develop and share best practices and case studies that highlight the effectiveness of our advertising programs

  • Keep the extended sales team updated on changes in the competitive landscape and disseminate relevant industry studies, advertiser trends, and findings in the trades

  • Produce monthly reports from comScore metrics (covering our competitive set and core audiences) and update sales collateral

  • Support custom research efforts and campaign analysis, from survey design to analysis of results to development of recommendations for advertisers

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Business, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Statistics, Communications, or related field

  • 2+ years relevant experience in consulting, marketing, research or digital media; more recent grads welcome to apply for Analyst role

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to interpret patterns across multiple data sources and translate into sales stories

  • Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint; Familiarity with large databases is a plus

  • Familiarity with comScore, Qualtrics, SPSS, eMarketer, and other research tools is a plus. Experience with survey writing and analysis or ad effectiveness research is helpful

  • Passion for marketing and insights

  • Self-starter with a natural curiosity and enthusiasm for learning

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral

  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail

  • Ability work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and execute multiple projects simultaneously and independently

  • To apply of with Questions contact Econ Alum Rachel Parkin at rparkin@cafemedia.com

  • The ECO encourages you to include a cover letter and include why you want to work with data, why you've chosen CafeMedia, and what skills and abilities you bring to the job. Cover Letter and Resume checklists here.

17-22 Revenue Analyst

Tax analysis division

The congressional budget office is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the congress. Cbo’s tax analysis division is seeking an analyst with an interest in tax research to join its revenue-estimating staff.
The tax analysis division is responsible for forecasting federal revenues as part of cbo’s baseline budget projections and for providing the congress with analysis and evaluation of the effects of past and proposed changes to federal tax policies. The revenue analyst will develop baseline revenue estimates and estimates of revenue gains and losses from legislative proposals. The analyst also will conduct empirical research on federal tax policy, undertaking short-term analyses of current legislative proposals and preparing cbo studies. The position requires extensive contact with legislative and executive branch staff members and a facility for quantitative work, including economic modeling and budget tracking.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have at least a master’s degree in economics, public policy, or a related field; a strong background in economics; quantitative analytical experience in economic, tax, or closely related fields; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to initiate and complete projects independently and as a team member; and a desire to work on issues of current and potential legislative interest to the congress.

Salary and benefits

The salary is competitive and will be commensurate with experience, education, and other qualifications. Cbo offers excellent benefits and a collegial, respectful work environment.
How to apply
please submit a cover letter, résumé, a brief writing sample, salary history, and contact information for three references online at www.cbo.gov/careers. Recent graduates should submit an unofficial copy of graduate transcripts. Only complete applications will be considered. To ensure consideration, apply by may 31, 2017. This position is governed by the veterans employment opportunities act, as made applicable by the congressional accountability act, as amended.

Contact

Angela Smart or Nancy Fahey, Washington, DC, 202-226-2628, careers@cbo.gov

Government Internship!!

Join usda’s office of community food systems!

The usda food and nutrition service’s (fns) office of community food systems (ocfs) helps child nutrition program operators incorporate local foods in the national school lunch program and its associated programs, as well as the summer food service program and child and adult care food program. Ocfs accomplishes this through grant making, training and technical assistance and research.
Fns is seeking a highly qualified candidate to serve as an intern in the office of community food systems during the summer and/or fall of 2017. We are looking for an individual with excellent skills in communication (both oral and written communication), organization, analysis, good judgment, and an interest in community food systems.
Since fiscal year 2013, fns has funded nearly 300 grant projects (about $20m) to support farm to school efforts across the country. Over this period of time, grantees have reported outcomes and impacts of their work by frequently completing progress reports as well as completing a final report at the end of their project. These reports document major achievements, challenges and lessons learned of their project. Support is needed to summarize information shared through these reports and summarize common themes. By harvesting and sharing these stories, you will support other child nutrition program operators in implementing proven farm to school strategies and help usda analyze the impact of its investments.

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • supporting ocfs’ communications efforts, such as developing content for our e-letter, blogs and social media.
  • supporting the administration and management of the farm to school grant program, including:
  • helping to organize the annual grantee gathering, slated for september 2017;
  • responding to grant applicants’ questions about the application and selection process; and,
  • developing case studies and other resources showcasing best practices of grantees.
  • developing a cohesive information architecture for all ocfs files and tools, including archiving and creating a curated library of grantee resources.
  • providing excellent customer service to grantees and all stakeholders.

This position will be located in alexandria, va. The position is unpaid and the length, hours per week, and start date are negotiable. Graduate students preferred. Please submit a resume and cover letter, no later than may 19, 2017 to christina conell (christina.conell@fns.usda.gov)

Best practices of grantees.

  • developing a cohesive information architecture for all ocfs files and tools, including archiving and creating a curated library of grantee resources.
  • providing excellent customer service to grantees and all stakeholders.

This position will be located in alexandria, va. The position is unpaid and the length, hours per week, and start date are negotiable. Graduate students preferred. Please submit a resume and cover letter, no later than may 19, 2017 to christina conell (christina.conell@fns.usda.gov).

Private wealth management analyst with Goldman Sachs in Philadelphia or Washington, DC.

Basic Qualifications

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and think clearly under pressure
  • Strong interest in the financial markets
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an autonomous, yet collaborative environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to excellence and a high level of integrity
  • Series 7 and 66 required (must be obtained within three months of employment)

Job Summary and Responsibilities

YOUR IMPACT

Are you a quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for the financial markets, the desire to work closely with portfolio managers, and the ability to think outside the box? Our Wealth Management Professionals support all trading aspects of our business from an operational and account management standpoint. We are seeking professionals with an understanding of the markets who have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail, strong communication skills, and client service are essential to maintaining and enhancing our business.

OUR IMPACT

Private Wealth Management (PWM) secures, develops and manages relationships with high net worth individuals, their families, family offices and foundations. PWM assists clients with building and preserving their financial wealth by creating and implementing long-term asset allocation within the context of each client’s particular risk tolerance, and by providing access to innovative investment ideas and opportunities. PWM professionals develop customized investment strategies and offer a full array of wealth management products and services, including private banking and trust company services.

A Wealth Management Professional will provide support to the portfolio managers and sales teams in the implementation of new client accounts, trade execution, liquidity management and ongoing servicing of existing clients.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

• Leverage your operational background and experience to contribute to a growing business

• Work closely with Private Wealth Advisors to support their PWM clients

• Identify wallet share growth opportunities in existing client base

• Identify opportunities for and coordinate wealth advisory services within client base

• Manage advisory business implementation and rebalancing

• Manage cash balances and private banking services in accounts

• Serve as a key liaison to other areas supporting the PWM Business

• Plan and manage new account on boarding process

• Provide overview of client reporting and web capabilities to potential new clients

• Execute, process and reconcile trading and other investment related transactions

• Analyze and reconcile the teams’ business

• Lead or participate in the divisional efforts to improve efficiencies with the PWM Business

• Participate in recruiting and training

• Serve as a coach and mentor for more junior teammates

WHERE WILL YOU MAKE AN IMPACT

Our Private Wealth Management business spans the globe, with the following locations in the United States: Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Miami (Florida and Latin America coverage), Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C. and West Palm Beach

Pleaes email your resume and a statement of interest in the body of your email to Jennifer Jones at jlh7b@virginia.edu by Sunday, April 30.

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Department of Economics

University of Virginia
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Charlottesville, VA 22904-4182
Phone: 434-924-3177
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