Apply now for the 2017 Goldman Sachs Diversity Cornerstones!

18 Jan
Apply now for our 2017 Goldman Sachs Diversity Cornerstones!

Goldman Sachs invites you to join us this spring to get to know the people, culture and business of our firm through our diversity cornerstones. Our interactive programs are designed to provide exposure to the numerous career paths available in the financial services industry while honing the skills that will set you up for success as you explore future opportunities. Participants will enjoy skill-building workshops, group activities and networking opportunities with professionals at the firm.

Applications are now open on our careers website under the “Register for Upcoming Events” link. Goldman Sachs will provide domestic travel within the U.S. and hotel accommodations for invited participants. You can apply for multiple programs, but may only be selected to attend one.

If you have any additional questions, please

reach out to the Diversity Recruiting team at

FirmwideDiversityRecruiting@gs.com.

WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CAMP

PROGRAM DATE: March 23-24
LOCATION: New York City or Salt Lake City

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, February 12 by 11:59 p.m. EST

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should be undergraduate female freshmen and sophomores

PRIDE SUMMIT

PROGRAM DATE: March 30-31
LOCATION: New York City

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, February 12 by 11:59 p.m. EST

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should be undergraduate freshmen and sophomores who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and/or Transgender.

UNDERGRADUATE CAMP

PROGRAM DATE: May 15-16
LOCATION: New York City, Salt Lake City or Irving/Dallas, TX

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, April 9 by 11:59 p.m. EST

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicants should be black, Hispanic/Latino, Native American and/or first-generation* undergraduate freshmen and sophomores

INSIGHT SERIES

PROGRAM DATE: Multiple dates
LOCATION: Virtual

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling application with deadline of Sunday, April 9 by 11:59 p.m. EST

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Undergraduate freshmen and sophomores

* At Goldman Sachs, you are considered a first-generation college student if none of your parents or guardians completed a post-secondary, 4-year degree program in the US, or an equivalent degree elsewhere.

Learn more about Goldman Sachs

Image

Career Planning and Recruitment Course Offered by UC San Diego Extension

4 Jan

Recruiting Process (3).jpg

Economics M.A. Program at San Diego State University Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2017!

5 Dec

San Diego State University is now accepting applications for their M.A. program in Economics – FALL 2017.

Why is the M.A. program in Economics at SDSU right for you?

A core sequence of courses in econometrics, microeconomics, and research methods. Most students finish the degree in three (3) semesters.

Generous scholarship funding for qualified students, covering tuition and expenses (includes out-of-state students).

Opportunities for research/teaching assistantships

A chance to independently teach your course, after one year of Masters level coursework

A proven track record of placing our graduates at consulting firms, in the financial industry, community colleges, state governments. Some locations include:  Adobe Systems, Deloitte, the IMF, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Diego Community College District, and the San Diego Padres.

Excellent preparation for a Ph.D. in Economics, with recent graduates admitted to Ph.D. programs, such as NC State, Oregon, Vanderbilt, UC Irvine, and UC Santa Barbara.

To find out more information, please visit economics.sdsu.edu
To apply for admission, please visit arweb.sdsu.edu/es/admissions/grad/index.html

Applications are due no later than March 1, 2017. Admission and Scholarship decisions are made on a rolling basis, so we encourage you to apply early!

Further questions, please contact:
Dr. Hisham Foad hfoad@mail.sdsu.edu
Dr. Kangoh Lee klee@mail.sdsu.edu

Research Assistant Position at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at Berkeley

5 Dec

The IRLE Director is recruiting for a research data analyst to assist with his research projects.

To view the full job listing and apply go to http://jobs.berkeley.edu

Responsibilities:
Cleans and prepares data sets, primarily from government sources, for analysis, using Stata.

Collaborates on the design, documentation, testing and implementation of research studies.

Analyzes research data; prepares and summarizes information; recommends and implements statistical approaches.

Prepares graphs, tables, and other displays of the results of research and analysis.

Assists with preparation of manuscripts and presentations, including gathering references, copy editing, and confirming internal consistency.

Researches and summarizes academic and applied research.

Assists in management of research projects, including helping to coordinate research team and/or management of data access agreements, publication agreements, and other administrative aspects of the projects.

Assists in proposal writing.

Required Qualifications
Demonstrated quantitative skills and experience in data/statistical analysis, including analyzing large government data sets. Strong Stata programming skills.
Ability to take initiative and manage projects with minimal supervision, including strong time management skills.
Skills to communicate complex information in a clear and concise manner both verbally and written.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including strong writing skills.

Education/Training
Bachelor’s degree in economics, public policy, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications
Coursework and/or applied research experience in econometrics, including experience with Stata or other similar language.

This position is a one year contract appointment.

How to Apply
To view the full job listing and apply go to http://jobs.berkeley.edu
External applicants: Under “Apply Now”, choose “External Applicants”. Search using Job ID # 22451.

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Inquiries should be directed to:
Megan Collins
IRLE Program Assistant
meganjcollins@berkeley.edu

Small Class Opportunity in WI17 – Seats Still Available! Topics in the Israeli Economy…

2 Dec

Looking for a small class experience?  The Department of Economics is offering Topics in the Israeli Economy in WI17!

ECON 182 – Topics in the Israeli Economy:  This course explores economic processes which shape the Israeli economy. Topics include: biblical economics, economics of religion, economic growth, income inequality and consumer protests, employment, globalization, inflation, the high-tech sector, terrorism, and education.
Prerequisites: ECON 100C (may be taken concurrently).

Instructor: Adi Shany (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
Adi Shany will join us as a visiting scholar in WI17 and SP17.
She specializes in the Economics of Education, Labor Economics and Applied Econometrics.

Image

Wharton Job Announcement: Database Administrator/Research Assistant

1 Dec

img-161122111558-000134.jpg

The American Enterprise Institute’s Summer Honors Program

21 Nov

The American Enterprise Institute’s Summer Honors Program connects student leaders with the ideas, research and community of AEI, one of America’s preeminent think-tanks. The program is a series of one week, fully-funded educational and professional development sessions that provide students with a unique opportunity to jumpstart their careers alongside a network of peers from around the country. The sessions are focused on seminars led by scholars or policy practitioners, including renowned economists and foreign policy experts. Sessions also include policy briefings, high-level networking opportunities, and site visits in Washington.

Eligibility: Current undergraduates and recent graduates
(winter 2016 or later)
Location: Washington, DC
Duration: Students participate in a single one-week course,
but are eligible to apply for each of the six courses offered this year.
Stipend: Housing, meals on class days, travel, and $250 for expenses during the week

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until March 15.
We encourage you to apply as soon as possible to be considered for your top choice.

For more information and to apply: http://www.aei.org/spotlight/summer-honors-program/