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RA positions in Stanford and Washington DC for 2017-18 (deadline to apply: March 1)

John Friedman, Nathaniel Hendren, and Raj Chetty are looking to hire several students for their Equality of Opportunity Project pre-doctoral fellows program. These positions will be based either at Stanford or in Washington DC for academic year 2016-17.

They are looking for students to work with them for 1-2 years after they graduate from college (or a Masters program). In addition to working closely with them as research assistants, the pre-doctoral fellows typically co-author papers with other students or faculty. The program thus serves as a good bridge between college and graduate school for students interested in applied microeconomics.

Further details and application instructions are available in the attached document or this website.

They are accepting applications until March 1, 2017.

Columbia Business School – 2017 Summer Internship: Deadline to Apply is March 1, 2017

Columbia Business School (CBS) is seeking outstanding applicants for the 2017 Summer Research Internship program.  The highly selective program provides an intellectually stimulating environment and exposes the students to the world of business research.  Several of the top interns have gone on to leading MS and PhD programs in Economics, Finance, Computer Science and Data Sciences.  Many have been selected to join CBS afterwards as full-time Research Associates.

Under the guidance of Columbia Business School’s leading faculty, interns will take an active role on a research project in one of the following areas: Finance, Economics, Marketing, Management, Decision Sciences, Operations, Accounting, and Data Analytics.

This is a multi-disciplinary program and candidates from all backgrounds, including Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, the Physical Sciences, and the Social and Behavioral Sciences, are encouraged to apply.

Prospective interns must have the following qualifications:

  • Enthusiasm for research and intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of statistics and/or econometrics
  • Behavioral projects in Marketing or Management require knowledge of SPSS and prior experience in a psychology laboratory
  • Quantitative projects in Accounting, Decision, Risk, & Operations, Finance and Economics, Management, and Marketing require strong programming skills:
    • STATA required for projects in Finance, Economics, and Management
    • Matlab, R or Python required for projects in Marketing or DRO
    • SAS or STATA required for projects in Accounting
    • Experience in Python or C/C++ is a plus

The internship program is designed for undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior year and first-year Masters students.  Exceptional students from other classes are considered on a case-by-case basis.

The program runs from May 30, 2017 – August 4, 2017 (tentative dates).  On-campus housing and a stipend will be provided.

The Application Deadline is 11:59pm EST on March 1, 2017. 

Apply early.  Applications will be reviewed beginning mid-January and positions may be filled on a rolling basis.  The application process is highly competitive. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

To apply, please fill out the application form through the following website:

Seniors! Full-Tuition Fellowship for the Master of Finance Program at Rady School of Management Available. Application Deadline: April 1, 2017

UC San Diego Fellows: The purpose of this fellowship is to award top-performing domestic undergraduate candidates with a full-tuition fellowship for the Master of Finance program at the Rady School of Management.

To qualify, candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents who hold an undergraduate degree in science, mathematics, engineering, economics, or in another such related field.

UC San Diego Fellows must provide a recommendation from one or more undergraduate faculty from their studies at UC San Diego.

-GMAT or GRE is required
Need to apply by the third round deadline (April 1, 2017) (application can be found here: )
-Should provide at least one recommendation from a faculty member from their undergraduate
-Interested candidates should arrange for an individual advising session with the Rady Admissions team. (Madriqueka Koppe is the primary contact)

Madriqueka Koppe
Graduate Admissions Advisor
P: 858.534.5161

2017 UC Human Rights Fellowship

The UC San Diego Center on Global Justice & Human Rights Program are pleased to announce the 10th annual student competition for human rights fellowships. Successful applicants for the 2017 UC Human Rights Fellowship will receive $5,000 for summer internships with a human rights organization of his or her choice.

Interested students are invited to attend an informational session on Monday, January 30th at 3pm in the San Diego Supercomputer Building Conference Room 145E – level 1.

The 2017 application, checklist, and FAQs will soon be uploaded to

Applications are due no later than 4:00pm Monday, February 13th.