2015-16 Economics Department Newsletter #2
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Economics Department Newsletter

September 23, 2015

Thursday, September 24 at 4:00pm
CDE Classroom

CDE Seminar:  What's it like to work on a Fragile State? by Ralph Chami, a division chief at the International Monetary Fund

Friday, September 25 at 12:30pm-1:30pm
CDE Building

Development Dialogue:  "Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances" by Ralph Chami
[Note: For Development Dialogues only, reservations are required due to limited seating. If you are interested in attending, please email Karima Barrow and she will let you know if there is room.]
On-Campus Recruiting:

Analysis Group - Analyst (full-time) and internship opportunities
Analysis Group is a first step for anyone considering graduate school or a career related to applied economics or statistics.  Ben Dalzell (2015) and several other recent Williams graduates employed at AG will be attending the presentation on Monday night, 09/28.  The on-campus schedule, including details about the Friday, 09/25 job fair, is featured on their flyer.

Cornerstone Research - Analyst
Analysts will be attending the Friday, 09/25 job fair to discuss working for Cornerstone Research, an economic and financial consulting firm.  Their flyer can be viewed here.  Those interested are asked to submit applications through the Career Center website, with the resume drop closing at 11:59pm on Wednesday, September 30.


Other Internship and Post-Graduation Opportunities:

Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Department - Spring 2016 Internships
The Office of Economic Policy is accepting applications for their spring 2016 internship program.  As Economic Policy interns, students will have the opportunity to work alongside Treasury economists on relevant policy research.  More details can be found on their flyer.

NBER - Research Assistant
The National Bureau of Economic Research is looking to hire full-time research assistants for a group of professors.  The positions will begin in Summer 2016 and are opportunities for individuals who might be interested in pursuing graduate work in economics, but want to gain more research experience before beginning Ph.D studies.  Details are here.

Careers and Internships at Federal Reserve Bank of New York
For more information on the New York Fed's career and summer internship opportunities, please visit here.  Openings are listed here.  Application deadlines are on Thursday, October 15.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis - Research Associate
The St. Louis Fed is seeking research associates to start during spring/summer 2016.  Interviews start in early October and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all positions are filled -- typically around early January.   Interested students can view the flyer here and find the job opening here.

Impact - Organizer and internship positions
Impact is a non-profit that runs action campaigns. Currently they are accepting applications from graduating seniors for a two-year full-time organizer program and are also looking for other students for internships.  More information can be found here.
Opportunities for Undergraduates to Publish Economic Research:

Columbia Economics Review
Columbia Economics Review is currently seeking student submissions for their Fall 2015 issue and online journal.  Instructions and more information can be found here.  Previous issues of the print review can be found on their website.