LatAm Economics Internship

Application deadline: 31/05/2022

Oxford Economics is looking for one intern to join our expanding LatAm macroeconomic research team in Mexico City. The role would suit final year students (bachelor level) or recent economics graduates looking to develop their analytical skills and regional knowledge in a fast-growing, independent consultancy with a global reach. Fluency in English is absolutely essential, both spoken and written.

The successful candidate will join a rewarding, international work environment with opportunities for career progression. We are open to candidates willing to commit to both part-time and full-time engagement with Oxford Economics.

Key Responsibilities
  • Support the LatAm macroeconomics research team of researchers by collecting and organising data, producing presentations, and presenting the findings of their research internally in a clear and effective manner
  • Assist in the production of in-depth analytical pieces on broad macroeconomic themes related to the LatAm region or individual economies
  • Produce economic commentaries on high-frequency economic data releases, monetary policy decisions and political developments
  • Produce bespoke forecasts/models for specific variables/sectors upon request
  • Engage in consultancy projects
  • Perform other duties as requested
Person Specification

The profile, orientation and skills that you will bring to the team include: 

  • Strong academic education in economics from a reputable academic institution (for this internship role, final year bachelor level is sufficient)
  • Strong interest in forecasting and practical research on macroeconomic issues relevant to corporations and financial institutions
  • Proficiency in English (and Spanish) is essential – expect most of the work to be carried out in English
  • Ability to work effectively within tight deadlines with teams across different offices in the USA, Europe and Asia
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills – domain of MS Office, some knowledge of Eviews and general interest in economic modelling is essential. Knowledge of VBA and other programming methods aimed at automating processes is a plus
  • Ability to communicate your views clearly and effectively (in English and Spanish) to colleagues through conference calls, PowerPoint Presentations or face-to-face interactions
How to Apply

To be considered, please submit your resume (or CV) and a short cover letter (maximum of 500 words) detailing why you should be selected for an interview. Please send applications to [email protected] with the words “Mexico internship” as the email subject. Qualified candidates will be contacted for the next steps in the process. We look forward to receiving your application!

The closing date is Tuesday, 31st May 2022 but applications will be considered as they are received.

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 government or local laws.

About Oxford Economics

Oxford Economics is a leading economic consultancy firm. Founded in 1981 as a commercial venture with Oxford University’s business college, we have since become one of the world’s foremost economic consulting firms. The company is engaged in two main areas of activity. One is our highly respected global macroeconomic and industry forecasting services, which the successful candidate would join. The other is our bespoke consultancy service, answering specific economic questions with rigorous analysis on behalf of a diverse range of international clients.

Headquartered in Oxford, with regional centres in London, New York, Singapore, Sydney and Mexico City we employ over 300 full-time people, including more than 200 professional economists, industry experts and business editors. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 1,000 international organisations, including leading multinational companies and financial institutions; key government bodies and trade associations; and top universities, consultancies, and think tanks.

Oxford Economics is a key adviser to corporate, financial and government decision-makers and thought leaders. Our worldwide client base now comprises over 1500 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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