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Coverago - Global Media Analyst (GMA)
POSITION: Coverago - Global Media Analyst (GMA)
LOCATION: New York, NY
THE RESPONSIBILITIES:
This role includes all aspects of providing content to our clients, from compiling viable content sources and identifying material news in local media outlets to writing concise reports that enable clients to grasp the impact of relevant news as it breaks.
Global Media Analysts are quick thinkers who understand the dynamics of a broad spectrum of complex topics spanning from macro-economic policy and geo-political risk to industry trends and public brand perception.
Candidates should be self-motivated, creative thinkers with a profound attention to detail and strong time management skills.
REQUIREMENTS:
- Ability to find, synthesize, and present information quickly
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Strong interest in international financial markets
- Familiarity with financial terms and filings is helpful, but not required
- Demonstrated problem-solving and leadership skills
- Entrepreneurial mindset: ability to work in teams cross-functionally and independently with little outside direction
- Intellectual curiosity and creativity
- Academic excellence
- A resourceful, motivated, personality with strong business sense and work ethic
- Strong attention to detail
- Bilingual fluency in Portuguese and English required

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
- Shares a passion and commitment for the company’s products and market opportunity
- An ambitious, enthusiastic, high-energy individual who looks forward to working with a dynamic team
- Ability to work cross functionally
- Highly collaborative with the ability to work in a team environment
- Operates at the highest level of professionalism and personal integrity
www.coverago.com

Research Analysts
Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute is seeking entry and mid-level Quantitative Research Analysts, Research Analysts, Data System/Algorithm Programmers, and Software and Web Programmers to support research and consulting in the areas of health and social policy.
Further information regarding our firms and application forms can be found on our website at www.acumenllc.com.

Grad and Undergrad programs funded by NSF and NASA
To find out about Summer Research opportunities go to www.pathwaystoscience.org
Variety of internships, fellowships, and scholarships
nationwide in a wide range of STEM and related disciplines
Check out SOLAR!
A one-stop-shop for students applying for NASA opportunities
http://intern.nasa.gov/

Rhode Island Teaching Fellow
The Rhode Island Teaching Fellows is a competitive program of the Rhode Island Department of Education that recruits, selects and trains outstanding professionals and college graduates to become teachers in the schools that need them the most. To achieve our goal of all students having access to excellent teachers, we are committed to providing Rhode Island’s students with a new generation of educators who have the potential to be highly effective and will work hard to ensure the academic success of each of their students. We are seeking passionate and accomplished individuals from all professional and academic backgrounds who are interested in teaching high school math, high school science, or special education in Rhode Island’s most challenging and traditionally underserved schools and communities.
Join us in making a positive impact on student’s grades and lives: become a Rhode Island Teaching Fellow.
Rhode Island Teaching Fellows benefit from:
 An opportunity to have a direct impact on closing the achievement gap
 A fast track pathway to becoming a certified teacher
 The potential to earn a full-salary and benefits while working and earning their teaching certification
 Ongoing resources at the school and district levels
 A network of like-minded professionals committed to educational excellence for the students of Rhode Island
Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s Degree conferred by June 15, 2012 in math, science, English, or a related field.
 Eligibility to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
 Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale*
 Substitute teachers are eligible to apply
 No teaching or education experience is required **
*Applicants with post‐baccalaureate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above may also be eligible.
**Applicants who have taken 16 or more education course credits or who are already certified in teaching in any state are not eligible to apply.
For more information regarding eligibility, visit the eligibility section of our website: http://rhodeislandteachingfellows.ttrack.org/HowtoApply/Eligibility.aspx
Use your talents and skills for a higher purpose. Become a teacher. Shape the future.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply online today at http://rhodeislandteachingfellows.ttrack.org/ for the biggest competitive advantage!

Research Assistant/The Urban Institute
The Urban Institute is a prestigious non-profit, non-partisan public policy research organization. It is our objective to sharpen thinking about society`s problems and efforts to solve them, improve government decisions and their implementation, and increase citizens` awareness about important public choices. We study policy areas including health, housing, population studies, welfare, retirement, program evaluation, crime, education, and tax policy. The
Urban Institute is located in downtown Washington, DC, convenient to public transportation, shopping, restaurants and other amenities, and offers a work environment which is informal, flexible, and collegial. We provide excellent benefits including prepaid tuition assistance, generous retirement, annual leave and competitive salaries.
The Urban Institute offers research opportunities to professionals with varying levels of education and experience.
The Research Assistant is responsible for assisting senior researchers by conducting literature reviews, performing analyses and programming tasks, as well as participating in reporting research findings and presenting data. Qualified
candidates should have a B.A. in Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Public Policy, Computer Science, or other social science field with strong quantitative and analytical skills, library and Internet research experience. Proficiency with
spreadsheet and presentation graphics software skills, familiarity with data analysis software packages (such as SAS or SPSS), and experience with survey data analysis preferred. Many graduate-level opportunities also exist.
The Research Associate II is responsible for assisting in all phases of empirical policy research including performing literature reviews, designing and administering data collection instruments, analyzing quantitative and qualitative data,
writing reports, and assisting with project management and budgeting. Incumbent may also participate in field research and present research findings. Qualified candidates should have an M.A. in Economics, Public Policy, Sociology, or other social science field. This position requires strong quantitative and qualitative skills with demonstrated skills in
research methods, preferably through course work or experience in a relevant research position. Also requires proficiency with statistical software packages (such as SAS or SPSS), exposure to policy related issues, and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
The Research Associate I is responsible for planning and independently executing a major segment of a social science research project in consultation with and under the general supervision of a Center Director, Senior Research Associate,
or Principal Research Associate. Incumbent will develop or participate in developing research topics, proposals, and research design, select appropriate statistical techniques to analyze collected data, supervise and/or participate in data collection and analysis by less senior research staff, help interpret data from a policy perspective, and make site visits, conduct interviews with public officials, and supervise field research. He or she will also maintain project budgets and manage resources for segments of research projects under his/her responsibility, supervise less senior researchers,
participate in writing final reports and presenting results to clients. This person requires a combination of a PhD in an appropriate field, as well as the quantitative, analytical, and writing skills, relevant substantive knowledge, and social policy research experience needed to perform the duties described above, or the academic knowledge of and research
experience in a discipline that is generally associated with the attainment of the Ph.D.
For more information on the Urban Institute and for a complete listing of job openings, and to apply, please visit our award winning website at www.urban.org. All applications must be received online.
The Urban Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage all minorities and women to apply.

Health Research Assistants
The Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) in Washington, D.C. is seeking Health Research Assistants to participate in research on how the health system is changing and the effects of these changes on cost, quality, access, and service delivery. HSC is actively recruiting during the winter and spring of 2012 for positions that begin in the summer and fall of 2012.
Responsibilities
Health Research Assistants participate in all phases of the research process. General duties include performing literature searches and reviews; gathering a wide variety of health-related information by telephone, Internet searches and other means; participating in the writing of analysis plans; and preparing the results of research for presentation and publication. Other duties may include project management and proposal writing.
Research Assistants will be assigned primarily to qualitative research projects. They will participate in planning, scheduling, and conducting site visits and telephone interviews, and will contribute to qualitative data analysis and the writing of reports and journal articles.
Some Research Assistants with quantitative backgrounds will spend part of their time working on quantitative projects, where they will use a variety of quantitative data sets, will work with programmers to generate data for analysis, and will assist senior research staff in analyzing the data results and writing reports and journal articles. They also may do some programming using SPSS, SAS or STATA, and assist in managing quantitative data sets.
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with excellent academic record
Coursework in economics, public policy, health policy, or social sciences
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to work well independently and with others
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong computer skills (including proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Access)
Coursework in econometrics or statistics and experience using statistical software packages (SPSS, SAS or STATA) desired for Research Assistants working on quantitative projects
About the Center for Studying Health System Change
Founded in 1995, the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC) is a nationally renowned nonpartisan health policy research organization focused on the cost, quality and accessibility of health care in the United States. HSC conducts quantitative research using large national data sets, including surveys of households and physicians, and qualitative research using information gathered in telephone and in-person interviews of public- and private-sector decision makers. We focus on objective, timely and policy-relevant research and disseminate our findings to policy makers, the news media, employers, health care providers, insurers and the public. HSC is funded from diverse sources, including major health care foundations and agencies in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. HSC is affiliated with Mathematica Policy Research, a leader in evaluating the effectiveness of local, state and federal health, human services and educational programs. For more information about HSC, please visit our Web site: http:///www.hschange.org.
The Center for Studying Health System Change offers a supportive and collegial working environment, a competitive salary commensurate with your qualifications and comprehensive benefits. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, writing sample and contact information for three references via our sister company’s web-site:
https://careers.mathematica-mpr.com

Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute
Acumen, LLC / The SPHERE Institute, is seeking entry and mid-level Quantitative Research Analysts, Research Analysts, Data System/Algorithm Programmers, and Software and Web Programmers to support research and consulting in the areas of health and social policy.
Please forward these opportunities to any student who might be interested in health or social policy research. If another liaison within your school/department typically handles these types of requests, please let us know and we will send future correspondence to them.
Further information regarding our firms and application forms can be found on our website at www.acumenllc.com.

Analyst/Lake Partners
Analyst position for Lake Partners, a boutique strategy consulting firm in downtown Seattle.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
Demonstrated academic achievement
Recent college graduate (or soon to graduate) from a top university
Outstanding academic credentials including strong overall GPA
Demonstrated achievement in analytics, problem-solving & project management
(e.g.: in major, specific classes or projects, thesis, national test scores)
Strong primary research skills
Creative approach to developing unique research paths
Accurate & efficient in research methods
Excellent organizational skills
Demonstrated analytical proficiency
Ability to build & execute an effective approach to a variety of unstructured problems
Ability to process large amounts of quantitative & qualitative information
Ability to draw creative insights based on independent analysis
Understanding of financial data & ability to build complex financial models
Effective communication skills
Both written & verbal
Both formal & informal (thinking on your feet)
Extremely motivated individual with a strong work ethic & proven interpersonal skills
Self-starter/self-motivated; capable of learning on the job
Works well in stressful situations (infrequent but unavoidable)
Processes constructive feedback well
Team player who knows when to lead and when to follow
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS
Must have the legal right to work permanently in the United States
We do not have summer employment or internship opportunities at this time
As this is an entry-level position, Individuals with MBA’s or 5 or more years work
experience should not apply for this position; 1-3 years work experience preferred but not required.
TO APPLY
Submit your resume and cover letter to: http://www.lakepartners.com/apply
Include your GPA and reasons for your desire to live in Seattle in your application

Analyst/Analysis Group
This is an entry-level position for candidates with research experience who have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in economics, finance, statistics, or related subjects. Analysts can expect to work on multiple projects at a time across multiple practice areas and industries.
During their tenure at AG, candidates should be willing to:
Analyze economic and financial data using spreadsheets and statistical programming (in SAS, STATA and other programs), including econometric estimation of models
Examine market and industry behavior through targeted research
Review and summarize analyst reports and client documents
Participate in meetings with academic experts and case team members
Assist in the preparation of expert reports and other client deliverables
Analysis Group fosters a progressive and academically oriented work environment, with an emphasis on teamwork and collaboration across diverse areas of expertise. We seek candidates with an interest in applying quantitative methods to real-world research problems, strong interpersonal and communication skills, a commitment to teamwork and collaborative problem solving, and aspiration for continuous learning and professional development. Analysts often move on to top graduate programs for an MBA, JD, or Ph.D. after their tenure with Analysis Group; some return to the firm as Associates after graduate school.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter (including geographic preference: Boston, Dallas, Los Angeles, Montreal, San Francisco, Chicago, Denver, Menlo Park, New York, or Washington D.C) and unofficial transcripts through the Career Services Department and the Analysis Group website by WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 26th.
A little bit about Analysis Group:
Analysis Group (AG) provides economic consulting services (including, for example, analysis of market structure, conduct, and performance; cost studies and assessments of damages; and expert witness testimony), financial guidance (valuation of securities and business entities; and quantitative analysis of financial and accounting data), and strategic counsel (related to growth; innovation; and competitive strategy) to corporations, law firms, government agencies and other non-profit institutions. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies spanning a number of industries (such as Microsoft, JP Morgan, and Walt Disney). We have a wide range of expertise, in areas including antitrust, energy, entertainment, environment and natural resources, health care, intellectual property, labor and employment, securities, and tax. In addition, we work with internal experts and world-renowned academic affiliates, such as Glenn Hubbard (Dean of Columbia Business School), Robert Hall (Hoover Institution), and Ted Snyder (Dean of Yale University School of Management). Analysts are given the flexibility to pursue casework in fields that interest them through a variety of tasks ranging from conducting economic analyses for litigation support, to conducting market research for a strategic growth project, to co-authoring publications in leading academic journals. This combination provides the ideal environment for almost anyone, whether you are looking for exposure in a wide range of industries and business areas, you want to apply what you learned in economics courses at Brown in the real world, or you are looking for a corporate environment with ties to the academic world.
Life at Analysis Group:
The workload and expectations at AG are unlike other consulting firms. The firm is non-bureaucratic and non-hierarchal: an analyst’s opinion is just as valued as a manager’s, and everyone from analysts to managing principals has their own office. The team atmosphere at AG fosters personal and professional development through formal training sessions and informal meetings with fellow analysts. There is never a shortage of willing coworkers when you need help. We also have a strong support system for those newly entering the AG team. Upon joining the firm, you are assigned a peer mentor, a fellow experienced analyst, to be there for you to answer any questions you may have until you get acclimatized to the firm. This is an exciting time to join AG as the firm is continually expanding.

Cornerstone Research
Cornerstone Research is one of the leading economic and financial consulting firms. Our work with prominent academic and industry experts provides clients with state-of-the-art analysis and has earned us a reputation for excellence and effectiveness. We attribute our success to a unique combination of factors:
Talented, analytically oriented, and highly motivated staff.
A corporate culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our employees.
A dynamic work environment that fosters and supports our core values.
Cutting-edge economic and financial research.
Innovative approaches to solving challenging problems.
A team-based approach to casework, emphasizing a combination of collaboration and individual initiative.
Cornerstone Research provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to legally protected categories, such as age, sex, gender, gender identity, race, color, creed/religious belief, medical condition, predisposing genetic characteristics or genetic information or testing, disability, marital status, pregnancy status, military status, veteran status, arrest or conviction record (except where permitted by law), sexual orientation, ethnic background, citizen status, ancestry, national origin, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law.
Application Information
Interested candidates should send the following materials in application for the Analyst and Associate positions. Applications will only be considered once all materials have been received.
Analyst/Summer Analyst Position
1) Cover letter (indicating geographic/office preference, if any)
2) Resume
3) A copy of your most recent college transcript
Please submit your application materials for the analyst position to:
Recruiting Coordinator
Analyst-recruiting@cornerstone.com
Associate Position
1) Cover letter (indicating geographic/office preference, if any)
2) Resume
3) Three letters of reference (Ph.D. candidates only)
4) Sample research paper (Ph.D. candidates only)
Please submit your application to:
Associate Recruiting Administrator
Associate-recruiting@cornerstone.com

A Better World by Design
Each year, A Better World by Design brings a global community of innovators to Providence, Rhode Island to reach across disciplines and unite under a common goal: building a better world. Internationally acclaimed and led completely by students, ABWxD creates a multidisciplinary community; engineers, architects, industrial designers, graphic designers, educators, and many others come together to discuss their work and share their ideas.
This year’s conference, the fifth annual A Better World by Design conference, will be held September 28-30 at Brown and RISD! For three days, speakers will share engaging stories, workshops will teach creative skills, and discussions will re-frame perspectives around sustainable and socially responsible design. In celebration of the fifth anniversary, there will be many exciting new forms of creative content as well as extraordinary opportunities to mingle with fellow conference-goers.
Join the Better World community for three days of collaboration and inspiration! Learn more by visiting the ABWxD website and registering today.
(link here: http://www.abetterworldbydesign.com)

The Centre for Micro Finance (CMF)
Introduction
The Centre for Micro Finance (CMF) in India is a young, fast growing organization focusing on improving
access to financial services for the poor through cutting-edge research, knowledge dissemination and outreach
to policy makers and practitioners. CMF’s strategy is to use rigorous, empirical research to:
• Inform practice: The microfinance sector is evolving rapidly, and practitioners experiment with new
products and new programmes. Through research, CMF provides evidence on what works and what does
not.
• Inform policy: The policy environment for microfinance has important implications for its expansion and its
impact. CMF supports policy debates with empirical data and analysis, and provides further insight to
policy-makers from its field experience.
Towards this goal, CMF aims to facilitate a process where research questions emerge from the local policy
context and policy and programmatic decisions are guided by research outcomes.
Research Associates
CMF`s Research Associates are at the heart of our work. They independently supervise various research
projects on behalf of our partners—India’s microfinance institutions such as SKS, Spandana and Bandhan and
world-class universities such as MIT, Harvard, and Yale. Research Associates report to a Programme Head,
who supervises a number of research projects. CMF is currently hiring Research Associates for a broad number
of positions across India
Key responsibilities of the Research Associate
• In association with our partner organization, oversee implementation of the impact evaluation
• Maintain relationship with partner financial institution at both headquarters and field levels
• Maintain relationship with partner academic institutions located overseas
• Supervise a field team of a Project Assistant, Quality Monitors and other staff
• Oversee relationship with data-collection and data-entry contractors
• Ensure quality of data during data collection and assist with data cleaning
• Identify and collect useful administrative data
• Disseminate preliminary and final research results through publications, conferences, and/or innovative
methods such as Podcasts or blog articles
Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelors or Masters degree in development-related field preferred
• Fluency in English required; fluency in Tamil preferred
• Previous experience in development research preferred
• Familiarity with statistical analysis packages (eg SPSS, Stata, R) preferred
• Flexibility and ability to deal with uncertainty. Adaptability to project needs and schedules.
• Experience and maturity in relationship management
• Ability to work independently
• Willingness to travel required
Compensation
CMF provides a highly competitive salary in the industry.
To Apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to cmfhr@ifmr.ac.in. Please indicate in the subject
line that you are applying for the Research Associate position. We will contact you shortly after submission
if we are interested in interviewing you.

Federal Internships/ The Washington Center`s Competitive Government Program
Federal internships are again available through The Washington Center`s Competitive Government Program, and we are excited to make you and your students aware of this exciting opportunity. If interested in spring or summer 2013 paid internship placements with federal agencies, students should apply as soon as possible. Selected students will intern for 15 weeks at offices within the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency, or a similar agency. Positions may be available in Washington, D.C. and several regional locations. Participants will also take part in academic programming provided by TWC. Available positions call specifically for candidates from the fields of accounting, business, marketing, finance, communications, human resources, computer science, information technology, public administration, environmental studies, aviation management, geographic information systems and engineering, so applications from students pursuing these and similar majors are welcomed. Additionally, TWC encourages students from diverse backgrounds to apply, including women, minorities and students with disabilities. Accepted interns will receive significant financial assistance, including a stipend, fully furnished housing and a travel allowance. Students will not be responsible for housing, program, or application fees. For more information on the Competitive Government Program please visit: www.twc.edu/competitive Qualifications Applicants must: - be a U.S. citizen (unfortunately, legal resident-aliens are not eligible); - be enrolled in or recently graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program with a GPA of 3.0 or above; - obtain approval from their campus liaison (if attending through an affiliated institution), and receive some form of credit; - be available for a 15-week period beginning on or around January 27, 2013 for the spring or a 10-week period beginning on or around May 29, 2013 for the summer (specific start dates will be determined on an individual basis); - demonstrate experience and/or a strong interest in working for the federal government. How to Apply To apply, students must submit an application at http://portal.e.twc.edu. The application is fairly straightforward - and is comprised of an online form as well as a number of supplemental documents. When prompted, students should select option 2 for the Competitive Government Program. Please note: a transcript must be submitted separately in order for an application to be complete. There is no application fee for the Competitive Government Program. If you are asked to pay a fee, you have selected an incorrect program option and should re-examine your choice. Internship Placement The Competitive Government Program is highly selective and placements are filled as they become available. As decisions are made by individual agencies and not The Washington Center, timetables may vary. For many opportunities, status updates may be unavailable until closer to the internship start date. The Washington Center strives to keep applicants informed and will provide updates about placement progress when available. If a student chooses to make alternative plans for the spring or summer after applying and would like to withdraw their application, please encourage them to notify The Washington Center.

IHME Post-Bachelor Fellowship
About IHME
IHME is an independent research center identifying the best strategies to build a healthier world. By measuring health, tracking program performance, finding ways to maximize health system impact,
and developing innovative measurement systems, IHME provides a foundation for informed decision making that ultimately will lead to better health for people worldwide.
About the Post-Bachelor Fellowship
The Post‐Bachelor Fellowship (PBF) is a structured health research program where individuals can apply their knowledge and passion to help advance the field of health metrics and accelerate global
health progress. This fellowship provides a unique opportunity for recent college graduates with strong quantitative skills to train with faculty and senior researchers on a variety of public health projects.
The PBF program combines academic
research, education, and professional work with progressive on‐the‐job training and mentoring from a renowned group of
professors and researchers. Through
research, training workshops, coursework, and field experience in developing countries, the program aims to produce the next generation of scholars and leaders in global health measurement and evaluation.
Requirements
Bachelor`s degree and proven quantitative and analytical skills. High academic potential and a strong interest in pursuing academic or professional careers related to public health and global health. No background in global health or a related field is required.
Apply online at: http://apply.healthmetricsandevaluation.org
Learn more about the PBF program and IHME at: http://www.healthmetricsandevaluation.org

Research Analyst - Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice
The Economic Analysis Group in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is looking for full-time economic research analyst candidates in Washington, DC. The Economic Analysis Group has approximately 50 economists who provide economic analysis for antitrust cases brought by the Division. The primary focus of our work is applied microeconomics, with an emphasis on competitive interactions between firms in specific markets. Research analysts work closely with staff economists to define relevant product and geographic markets, determine pricing patterns, provide statistical analysis of industry behavior, find trends in large datasets, and prepare materials (such as maps, data, charts, and graphs) that may be required for litigation. Duties may also include assisting staff economists working on articles for publication in economic journals.
The Economic Analysis Group is looking for detail-oriented highly motivated individuals interested in economics or math for positions that may become available. This position qualifies for a Civil Service rating of GS-7 (annual pay currently $42,209). A grade point average of 3.0 or better is required, and you must be a U.S. citizen. Experience in working with spreadsheets, statistics, computer programming, and econometrics is useful. Course work in statistics, econometrics, calculus, and linear algebra is also useful.
The Economic Analysis Group does not currently have any job openings but is recruiting for future positions. When a position becomes available, a formal application through the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) will be required.
If interested, submit a resume, a short writing sample on an economic topic, names of three references, and a copy of your college transcript, via e-mail to:
U.S. Department of Justice
Antitrust Division
atr.eagra@usdoj.gov
An Equal Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Drug Test Required.

Full‐Time Economics Term Research Assistant
Job Description (Laibson/Madrian/Choi/Beshears)
Economics professors David Laibson (Harvard University), Brigitte Madrian (Harvard University), James Choi (Yale University), and John Beshears (Harvard University) employ full‐time research assistants with start dates during the summer of 2014. This one‐year position entails work on theoretical and empirical research related to decision making, savings, investment, health behaviors, and psychological economics. The research uses field data, experimental data, and hybrid field experiments.
Research assistants should have an interest in applying to a quantitative Ph.D. program (preferably in economics) and pursuing an academic research career. They must be detail‐oriented and have strong programming and quantitative skills, including coursework in multivariable calculus, matrix algebra, probability, and statistics. Those with previous experience estimating econometric models (e.g. OLS, GMM, MSM, MLE) have particular priority in the hiring process. Excellent grades are required.
Your responsibilities include performing statistical analyses on large databases, designing and running experiments, programming simulations of theoretical models, and proving theoretical results.
For examples of our research, see http://www.nber.org/digest/apr02/w8651.html,http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2011/06/03/1103170108.full.pdf, http://www.nber.org/digest/jul06/w12261.html, and Professor Laibson’s TED talk http://befi.allianzgi.com/en/befi-tv/Pages/david-laibson.aspx
We prefer research assistants who want to become professional economists, but we`re interested in future Ph.D.s in any quantitative field. Although we can’t guarantee placement, we have a strong track record of developing talent. Our past full‐time RAs have enrolled in the following Ph.D. programs: Harvard economics (8), Harvard business economics (5), Harvard public policy (1), MIT economics (2), MIT operations research (1), Princeton economics (1), University of Chicago GSB – finance (2), University of Chicago GSB – economics (2), University of Chicago history (1), Yale School of Management—finance (1), and Columbia economics (1).
OTHER DETAILS
Wage – $50,000 Openings – 2
Start Date – 6/15/2014 (negotiable) Location – Cambridge, MA
EMPLOYER PROFILE
Founded in 1920, the National Bureau of Economic Research is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of how the economy works. The NBER is committed to undertaking and disseminating unbiased economic research among public policymakers, business professionals, and the academic community. The NBER is an equal opportunity employer.
TO APPLY
Please scan into one pdf document:
1) A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position
2) Your resume
3) An unofficial transcript
This document must be uploaded into the online application form, which can be found at this link: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=6395231&t=1
If we choose to interview you, we will notify you of our decision, and at that point we will ask you for three references

Research Assistant/Programmers
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. (MPR) is a nationally recognized firm that conducts domestic social policy research on health care, welfare, education, labor, and other related topics. We are seeking Research Assistant/Programmers to prepare and analyze data using SAS or similar software packages. The successful candidates may work in either our Princeton, NJ; Cambridge, MA; Oakland, CA; Chicago, IL or Ann Arbor, MI office locations and perform tasks in one or more of the following areas:
Programming
Write programs in SAS or Stata to extract, clean, and format data and to create variables for use in analyses. Perform statistical analyses of data using SAS, Stata, SUDAAN or other software packages. Develop FORTRAN routines for policy simulation models.
Research
Prepare tables and graphs based on analyses. Conduct literature searches. Utilize Access to create databases and generate reports.
Project Management
Track financial progress of projects using Excel software. Prepare reports for monthly project reviews. Assist with budget revisions and contract proposals.
Qualifications for the Position
- A bachelor’s degree with an excellent academic record, including courses in economics/social science, mathematics/statistics, or computer science.
- Academic or work experience performing data analysis using a statistical computer package.
- Strong organizational skills and the ability to work with others.
- An interest in being a member of a team engaged in social policy research.
MPR offers a competitive salary commensurate with your qualifications and comprehensive benefits package that includes 3 weeks paid time off and an on-site fitness center.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, unofficial transcript,
and salary requirements at:
https://careers.peopleclick.com/careerscp/client_mathematica/external/gateway.do?functionName=viewFromLink&jobPostId=138&localeCode=en-us
Visit our web site at http://www.mathematica-mpr.com
HOW TO APPLY
(1) Visit Mathematica’s career opportunities website at http://www.mathematica-mpr.com/Employment/
(2) Select the “Career Opportunities” link from the left navigation menu, then follow the directions to search available positions by position title, location(s), and/ or functional area(s). Next select “Search”.
(3) When a position of interest is selected, click “Apply Now” and begin creating your application.
• A resume will be a required document that must be attached to complete the online application process.
• Many of our positions require additional supporting documents (e.g. transcripts, writing samples, references, or letters of recommendation). Please review the posting carefully to determine what supporting documents are required for the position to which you would like to apply.
• There is a maximum file size of 2000 KB for any file uploaded to Mathematica’s online application system.
• Transcripts can be unofficial.
(4) You can review the status of your application by logging into the system with the unique user name and password created during the application process.
General questions: Inquiries about working at MPR, employment, positions, and the online application system should be sent to the HR mailbox at HumanResources@mathematica-mpr.com.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
As an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer we strongly encourage applicants of all racial, ethnic, and cultural groups.

Tobin Project
The Tobin Project, a catalyst for transformative research in the social sciences, seeks applications from top-performing undergraduates and recent graduates interested in facilitating rigorous scholarly research. This well-funded, non-profit, non-partisan organization has built an interdisciplinary network of over 350 leading scholars across 80 institutions, from Nobel Laureates to promising graduate students, who are together working to generate pioneering research on critical problems of the 21st century. Involving policymakers and practitioners at every step in the research process, the Tobin Project aims to identify and pursue questions with the greatest potential to benefit society over the long term.
The Tobin Project aims for employment to be a rewarding experience to our employees, as well as to us. Our former staff members have gone on to a variety of careers in academia and public policy, as well as to top-ranked PhD programs and professional schools.
Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to opportunities@tobinproject.org, and indicate their area of interest (research, policy, communications or development) in the subject line of the email.




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