Summer 2018 Research Internship – Economic Policy

Hudson Institute
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Feb 23

Position description

Hudson Institute is seeking interns to support the Institute’s work on economic and finance issues, including international economics, consumer finance, trade, and housing markets. In addition to being exposed to critical issues in these fields, interns will spend significant time discussing these issues with their scholar. Onsite interns may also attend weekly career and policy discussions featuring experts from Hudson Institute and across Washington, DC. This position is unpaid.

Responsibilities include:

  • Gathering and analyzing data for inclusion in reports and articles;
  • Keeping the scholar and team up to date on recent economic developments;
  • Assisting the scholar with research projects and presentations;
  • Editing and conducting research for articles, op-eds, reports, and briefing papers;
  • Assisting with administrative tasks and event support.


Applicants should:

  • Be current students working toward, or recent graduates holding, a degree in economics, international finance, international relations, or related fields;
  • Have a strong interest in analyzing trends in financial and housing markets, as well as the manufacturing, energy, and technology industries;
  • Possess strong research, writing, editing, and analytical capabilities;
  • Communicate effectively and possess good interpersonal skills;
  • Manage their time wisely to independently complete work assignments;
  • Be proficient in all Microsoft Office Applications;
  • Demonstrate professionalism, attention to detail, and reliability.

A strong background in econometrics and experience with data analysis software, such as R and/or Stata, is preferred.

Application instructions

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