The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Economics and Development

Internship Opportunity: Center on Rural Innovation

This is a paid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - paid

Location: Hartland, Vermont

Sector: Non-Profit

Start Date: June 1st to July 15th

Wage or benefits: $13 per/hour and up depending on skill and experience

Time Commitment: Around 20 hours per week

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling

Organization website:

https://ruralinnovation.workable.com/jobs/493350

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: Center for Economic and Policy Research

This is a paid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - paid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Non-Profit

Start Date: early June, 2017

Wage or benefits: $1,956.32 per month, rising to $2,062.50 per month beginning July 1, 2017, plus up to a $255.67 reimbursement for health insurance per month

Desired Class Year: Open to recent college graduated and graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: April 5, 2017

Organization website:

http://cepr.net/about-us/jobs/internships/job-announcement-summer-2017-domestic-program-intern

Brief Description of the organization:

Internship Opportunity: President’s Council of Economic Advisors

Internship Opportunity: President’s Council of Economic Advisors

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Executive Branch of the Government

Dates: June – August for Summer, August – December for Fall

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for the duration of internship

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: March 15 for Summer, July 1 for Fall (Accepted on a Rolling Basis)

Organization website:

https://www.whitehouse.gov/cea

Brief Description of the organization:

Opportunity with the Yale Undergraduate Journal of Economics and Politics

Yale University's Undergraduate Journal of Economics and Politics publishes articles related to economics and political science and provides a unique platform for authors to share their ideas with readers at universities, think tanks, and government agencies. 

The journal is currently seeking submissions from academics, professionals and students from any discipline for its inaugural fall edition. They accept submissions of any length and recommend students submit research papers, essays, articles, and theses, written for either a class or an independent project. Submissions should be topical and relate to an issue that is relevant today.

The deadline to submit a paper for their fall issue is October 14th, 2016. For more information on specific guidelines and to make a submission, please click here

Internship Opportunity: Convergence Center for Policy Resolution

Organization Name: Convergence Center for Policy Resolution: Project on Federal Budget Process Reform

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Non-Profit, Think Tank

Subject: Economics

Application Deadline: Rolling deadline

Wage or benefits: Interns are reimbursed commuting costs up to $7 per each working day

Time Commitment: Full time, at least 20 hours a week

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Interest in Federal Budget process

Organization website: http://www.convergencepolicy.org/

Internship Opportunity: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Organization Name: Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Cambridge, MA

Sector: Non-Profit

Subject: Economics and Development, Social Entrepreneurship

Application Deadline: September 1, 2016

Wage or benefits: None

Time Commitment: Part or full time, starting and end dates are flexible

Desired Class Year: Undergraduate

Desired Major or Interest: Public policy, Housing policy

Organization website: https://www.povertyactionlab.org/

Brief Description of the organization: Through its housing-related work, J-PAL North America at MIT:

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)

Position Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Non-profit

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Full time, 35 hours per week during the Fall semester

Desired Class Year: Seniors preferred

Desired Major or Interest: Major in international relations, political science, or an interest in US foreign policy in the Middle East, or the Hill

Organization website: http://www.unrwa.org/

Internship Opportunity: White House Council of Economic Advisors

Position Type: Unpaid

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector: Government - Executive

Wage or benefits: Unpaid Internship

Time Commitment: Offers full- and part-time

Desired Class Year: Graduate and undergraduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Economics and public policy

Application Deadline: Applications for the fall term are due on July 1, 2016. For the Spring term, November 1, 2016 and for 17X March 1, 2017.

Organization website:  https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/cea

Brief Description of the organization:

The CEA provides the President with objective economic analysis across a range of domestic and international issues. The Council has a Chair and two Members, who are Presidential appointees. The staff of the Council consists of Senior Economists, Staff Economists, Research Assistants, and statistical staff.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

Internship Opportunity: Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship – Minority Office

Position Type: Internship - Unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start Date: End of May preferred but not required

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Full-time or part-time (full-time preferred) through the summer

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling

Organization website: http://www.sbc.senate.gov/public/

Brief Description of the organization:

The U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship is a standing committee of the United States Senate. It has jurisdiction over the Small Business Administration and is also charged with researching and investigating all problems of American small business enterprises.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

Internship Opportunity: National Women’s Business Council Summer Research Fellow

Position Type: Unpaid Fellowship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Dates: Summer 2016

Desired major or interest: The position is open to students of all academic backgrounds, but is particularly suitable for individuals in the following fields: economics, government, sociology, public policy, statistics, and other social sciences and quantitative disciplines.

About the Internship: 

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) is searching for a Research Fellow to join the team for a three-month minimum term, beginning in May 2016 (specific start date flexible). The Research Fellow will support the Council’s Research team on the mission-critical initiatives of the Council. This is a great opportunity for students looking to apply their knowledge of economics and government in a real-world setting. This fellowship is unpaid and based in Washington, DC. This is a fulltime fellowship, but will consider special circumstances (coursework/other fellowships).

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