Economist Intern, Economic Impact Consulting

New York

Oxford Economics is a world leader in global research and economic analysis for businesses and governments. Our Economic Impact team specializes in running large-scale research programs for big-name companies and is seeking an Economist Intern in our New York office. We conduct customized research involving economic impact, regional workforce/education analysis, econometric modeling and economic analysis of national policy topics/issues. Our original research is shared via reports and presentations to various audiences including business professionals and government bodies. As an intern, you would have the opportunity to work closely with economists and senior managers and become heavily involved in the research and reporting process.

Oxford Economics seeks talented and well-qualified students who thrive on learning new skills and aren’t afraid to tackle big projects. As an intern you will get to work with a variety of our staff, while working on real projects that will help us grow. Ideal candidates are enthusiastic, energetic, and interested in applying their academic skillset to our work environment.

What You Will Learn:
  • Project Management – You will help us track deadlines and project milestones, and have the opportunity to build relationships with clients and colleagues, seeing projects grow from inception to publication.
  • Research – We conduct rigorous research that includes data compilation and organization, model development, and expansive reviews of secondary sources. You would be involved in each phase of this process, providing you with valuable insight.
  • Writing – Our research results in the development of reports, corporate and public presentations, interactive models/tools and other deliverables. You will have the opportunity to work with our economists as we craft reports, presentation and other deliverables. We are always seeking new and inventive ways to visualize data and contextualize findings. You will have the freedom to experiment with presentation and descriptions of complex ideas in a manner that can be easily consumed by non-economists.
What We Require:

  • Background in Economics, Statistics, Math or a related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite Office (particularly Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Proficient in statistical software such as (SAS, R, Python, Stata, or Eviews)
  • A general understanding of or interest in business, economics, or global issues.
  • Detail-oriented and able to tackle large projects.
  • Willingness to be collaborative and creative, and to think critically.

We value all of our interns and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals. We will work with you to develop a long-term project that spans the length of the internship and will allow you to shadow economists and technical experts throughout all stages of the project process. You will also learn how to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network within our company.

Expected pay for this role may vary be between $20 to $30 per hour, determined on the candidates relevant education, skill, experience level and location.

Oxford Economics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

How to Apply

To apply for the role, please submit a CV and covering letter, detailing how you meet the person specification and where you have relevant experience of elements and attributes of the role. 

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics was founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college to provide economic forecasting and modelling to UK companies and financial institutions expanding abroad. Since then, we have become one of the world’s foremost independent global advisory firms, providing reports, forecasts and analytical tools on 200 countries, 120 industrial sectors and over 6,000 cities. Our best-of-class global economic and industry models and analytical tools give us an unparalleled ability to forecast external market trends and assess their economic, social and business impact.

Headquartered in Oxford, England, with regional centres in London, New York, and Singapore, Oxford Economics has offices across the globe. We employ over 450 full-time people, including more than 250 professional economists, industry experts and business editors—one of the largest teams of macroeconomists and thought leadership specialists. Our global team is highly skilled in a full range of research techniques and thought leadership capabilities, from econometric modelling, scenario framing, and economic impact analysis to market surveys, case studies, expert panels, and web analytics.

Oxford Economics is a key adviser to corporate, financial and government decision-makers and thought leaders. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 1200 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.

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