Program Associate positions at Mathematica Policy Research

28 Jul


Social media and marketing intern wanted for Diseño Communications

9 Jul

Diseño Communications ( would like to hire a UCSD student to do social media and marketing for them. They are looking for an upper classman who is looking to get into marketing but is comfortable in social media and able to operate with fairly independently. The work is around helping them think through their positioning in each social media channel and reestablishing a brand presence on social media. Their Senior VP is directly involved with the recruitment and is happy to mentor the intern in the industry.

If interested in this position, please email Brandon Buzbee,

Jr. Media Buyer SKT Marketing – San Diego, CA

26 Jun

Jr. Media Buyer  — SKT Marketing – San Diego, CA

SKT Marketing is looking for a creative and analytical Jr. Media Buying Intern with an Economics, Finance, Business Management, Marketing, or Mathematics background to join our growing Media Buying team. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone who’s shown an interest in online advertising, and is looking to get a foot in the door to work with developing brands.

Position Details:

  • Create, set-up and monitor advertising campaigns
  • Analyze your media buys and associated metrics on a daily basis to ensure profitability.
  • Proactively optimize your media buys by adjusting advertisements (creative) and all other levers at your disposal such as: cpcs, placements, geo-targeting, device, etc. to ensure that profitability goals are met.
  • Work closely with ad production and media buying team to communicate findings


  • Marketing, Advertising, Business, Economics, Mathematics, Or Business Management Background
  • Knowledge of online advertising, media buying and search marketing metrics
  • Ability to analyze performance data and create actionable next steps.
  • Hunger for success and learning
  • A Curious Nature
  • Pro-active Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Web Saavy
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a larger team
  • Online Marketing Experience


  • Knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Previous Online Marketing Experience

About SKT Marketing:

SKT Marketing is a 5 year old up and coming digital marketing company. We are a small team that produces BIG results. We operate and manage over 30 websites totaling over 150M monthly page views.

80% of Health Insurance Covered

Competitive Salary
Kitchen loaded with snacks
Gym Membership
Free Parking Included

Recently Named One By The SDBJ as one of San Diego’s Fastest Growing Businesses

Interested Candidates:
Please reply with a detailed resume, cover letter explaining why this job is good for you. Please include any links to social media presence you have and pertinent work that can demonstrate why you would be a good fit for the job.  Please forward resume and cover letter to

ECON 120B has been added to 2015 Summer Session 2

26 Jun

ECON 120B has been added to Summer Session 2

Due to popular demand, this class has just been added to the UCSD Summer Session 2 schedule.

Section ID # 853352

Lecture: T/TH 11:00-1:50pm

Discussion: W 2:00-3:50pm

Instructor: Augusto Nieto-Barthaburu

The Econ 120B class for Fall 2015 is full with a large waitlist, so if you need this class, please sign up to take it in summer!

SP15 Senior Exit Survey Winners!

19 Jun

Thanks to all of the SP15 graduating seniors who completed our Senior Exit Survey!

The following three students (we had a total of 170 respondents) were randomly selected to win a $100 gift card for taking the time to complete our Spring 2015 Exit Survey:

  • Pavel M.
  • Yue Yi Z.
  • Gilia T.

The prize-winners will be notified via their UCSD email addresses.

Check back in fall for exit results!

Berkeley MFE: Positioning Yourself for a Career in Finance – a 2-Part Series

16 Jun

Want to succeed in finance, land a well-paid job, and (more importantly) develop professionally?

Join our special two-part seminar on launching and building a career in finance, conducted by Linda Kreitzman, Executive Director and Assistant Dean of the Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) Program, who helped design and launch the top tier MFE Program in 2000. Dr. Kreitzman has single-handedly placed hundreds of students in investment banks and other financial institutions and is currently designing programs in data science for the Haas School of Business. Outside of her work at Berkeley, Kreitzman is Chief Strategist and Advisor to several startups in the Bay Area, New York, and France in the field of technology, education, and text analytics.

Topics will include:

– How to position yourself for success and land the right job

– Interviews: The “Walk me through your resume question” and other common questions

– How to look for great opportunities

– How to build your career for the next 10 years

Participants are invited to bring their resumes for an on-the-spot assessment. 

Join us!

Positioning Yourself for a Finance Career, Part 1 of 2

Thursday, June 25

9:00 AM Pacific Time

Online at

More info and RSVP:

Positioning Yourself for a Finance Career, Part 2 of 2

Tuesday, June 30

12:00 PM Pacific Time

Haas School of Business, Room C230

More info and RSVP:

2015 Amartya Sen Prize Contest: Call for Submissions

9 Jun

The Yale Global Justice Program, Global Financial Integrity, and Academics Stand Against Poverty invite submissions of original essays of ca. 7,000 to 9,000 words on the intelligent use of incentives toward curtailing corporations’ use of tax evasion and avoidance, abusive transfer pricing and all forms of illicit financial flows. All prizes are named in honor of Amartya Sen, whose work has shown how the rigor of economic thinking can be brought to bear on normative and practical questions of great human significance. For more details, please see our website.

The best entries will be presented at an international conference in the fall of 2015 at Yale University and subsequently published in a special issue of a prominent journal. In addition, at least two of the winning essays will receive a monetary award: a first prize of $5,000 and a second prize of $3,000. Professor Sen joined us last year for the conference presentations and hopes to do so again this year.

Entries can be e-mailed to Chelsea Papa at by August 31, 2015. We ask that entries be anonymized to facilitate blind refereeing. Winners will be selected by an expert jury, whose decisions are final.


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