Call for Research Assistants (RAs)
The Research Department (RES) of the Inter-American Development Bank seeks applications from recent university graduates for its highly selective Research Fellowship Program at IDB Headquarters in Washington, DC.
RAs work side by side with RES economists on their research, providing valuable support while gaining incomparable experience. Individuals chosen for the program should be well qualified to perform a wide range of research activities for RES staff, including preparing papers, reports, and presentations, compiling and using databases, and performing econometric and statistical analyses.
RAs at RES typically have prospects of engaging in doctoral-level studies. In the recent past, former RAs have continued their studies in the economics departments of top universities including, among others, MIT, University of Chicago, UC-Berkeley, University of Michigan, University of Wisconsin, University of Maryland, UCLA, Penn State University, Boston University and Duke University.
Those interested in the Research Fellowship Program should apply by April 5, 2015. Candidates must be available to start work between June 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015. A complete job description and detailed application procedures are available here.