Monday, April 30, 2018

2018 Fall Internship Opportunities in the Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury

The Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Department is currently looking for college students interested in Economics or Public Policy for our Fall 2018 internship session. Our program runs year round with three sessions: January through May, May through August, and September through December. Our program is about substance. Interns are generally assigned a long-term research project as well as smaller projects. They are also expected to attend Congressional Hearings and think tank lectures and presentations and summarize these events for the Assistant Secretary and other senior level economists. Candidates should have strong writing skills, be able to work independently, be well organized and highly motivated. Interns are expected to work between 30 and 40 hours a week. There is some flexibility in the work hours if you are taking classes while in D.C. Our intern positions are unpaid. Under some circumstances, we do provide a subway subsidy to help defray commuting expenses.

If you are interested in applying, submit your resume (with your GPA included), a copy of your transcript (unofficial will suffice), two writing samples and three references (names and contact information) to Applications are due by JUNE 27, 2018. U.S. citizenship required. All candidates must be currently enrolled as a full time student in a college or university. For further information, please contact Christine Devlin, Office of Economic Policy, U.S. Treasury Department, 202-622-2020.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Fall Internships with the CBPP

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, CBPP, seeks highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students (including law), as well as recent graduates, in the following areas for full-and occasionally part-time paid internships: Media, Federal Legislation, Health Policy, Housing Policy, Food Assistance, National Budget and Tax Policy, Outreach Campaigns, State Fiscal Project and Welfare Reform and Income Support Division (see internship descriptions).

Internships are available for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. However, not all positions are available every semester. The typical length of an internship is one semester (approximately 10-12 weeks). Individuals interested in a second internship may qualify upon a review of Center needs at the end of the first internship.

The positions are designed to reflect an intern's interests in conjunction with the Center's needs and the legislative climate. Applicants should have research, fact-gathering, writing, analytic, and computer skills and a willingness to do administrative as well as substantive tasks.

International students are welcome to apply. The Center does not provide financial sponsorship for visas or work permits. You must have documentation of work authorization for the U.S. AND a U.S. Social Security number to be employed by the Center. (Please indicate that you are an international student on the application form.)

Fall Internships: Priority given to applications received by June 1st. (early applications encouraged)

For more information and to apply please visit the CBPP website.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Economics Data Reporter position in Washington D.C.

Market News International (MNI) has an exciting opportunity available as a U.S. Economic Data Reporter, based in their Washington DC bureau.

The principal responsibilities of this position include:
· Covering and analyzing economic data reports, including attending government lockup
· Maintaining and developing data spreadsheets
· Generating graphics and writing stories to explain key economic trends

What we're looking for:
· A candidate who will be team player, who lives for details and who can operate in a fast pace environment to digest and present economic data.
· Ability to identify trends in the data and the passion to interpret the numbers to help subscribers make sound investment decisions.
· Basic understanding of U.S. economic data, including how that information moves markets.
· General knowledge of government and private economic reports, such as GDP, employment, inflation.
· Solid writing, editing, and communications skills.
· Acute attention to detail and predisposition for accuracy.
· Degree in economics, statistics, or related field of study required.
· Previous reporting experience, especially reporting on the economy, will be an advantage.
· Knowledge of Excel and ability to quickly learn new applications to report data.

What We Offer:
· Major career and professional development. MNI will develop, grow, and promote
talent. Each member of the small global team has a myriad of opportunities to excel.
· A competitive compensation and benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan.
· An incredible team of talented and passionate people.
· A fulfilling and challenging work environment.

MNI recognises the importance of work life balance. If this challenge appeals to
you, please send your resume and cover letter to:

To learn more about MNI visit 

The Horizons Fellowship

The Horizons Fellowship supports 200 outstanding university students in their pursuit to become multidisciplinary leaders using technology. Our fully-funded program provides real-world technology courses geared towards high-achieving college students.

Horizons students have gone onto work at a variety of amazing companies - Google, Facebook, Visa, The Stanford Research Institute, Slack, Yelp, Amazon, McKinsey, Bloomberg, J.P. Morgan, EA Games, and more.

Past Horizonites have come from a variety of schools and backgrounds. Students have hailed from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, UPenn/Wharton, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, Michigan, state schools, community colleges and more. The world is becoming multidisciplinary in nature. We've had computer science majors, math majors, economics/business majors, biology majors, english majors, and art majors all take our program.

Interested students can start an application here!

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

BSOS Data Analysis Course - Summer Session 1

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences wants to offer you the opportunity to gain important data science skills and earn elective credit. By building your resume with these valuable skills, you will become more marketable to employers. Register for BSOS385/685 this summer!

BSOS385: Big-Data Analysis on the BSOS HPC Cluster
Advanced Programming for the Social Sciences 
Summer I 2018 -TuTh 3:30pm-6pm

Course Description: Social media is a primary source of information on social interaction and personal interests. High-performance computing (HPC) is employed to search for hidden patterns and unknown correlations using advanced machine-learning algorithms available in python and R packages. The main steps of Natural Language Processing and big-data analysis are being worked out, from examining random samples to analyzing large data sets via in-memory Monte-Carlo applications and neural networks. The courses will be offered in a non-standard format with 10 hours of instruction per week and four hours per week of online and/or supervised coursework. Open to all BSOS majors. 2-credits.

**ECON-BA majors may use this course for 2 credits of their experiential learning requirement. Please contact an ECON advisor to have your audit updated and to discuss options to complete the last 1 credit of this requirement. 

Friday, April 20, 2018

Summer Volunteer Interns / Economic Development Administration

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration is seeking additional candidates for our Summer Student Volunteer Service Intern Program planned for June 11, 2018 to August 4, 2018.

About the U.S. Economic Development Administration

The mission of the Department of Commerce is to create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity. As part of the President's economic team, the Secretary of Commerce serves as the voice of U.S. business within the Cabinet. The Strategic Plan is how the Department maintains its focus on achieving its Open for Business Agenda. 

What does a Student Volunteer Do?

A Student Volunteer at EDA has the opportunity to supplement his/her education by gaining experience in public service. The Student Volunteer will work side-by-side with professionals in the areas of economics, data analytics, and/or business analysis.

ECON488K - Kaulkin Ginsberg Research Fellows

In Fall 2018, the Department of Economics will once again offer ECON488K: Applied Research Practicum - Kaulkin Ginsberg Research Fellows Program. This course will meet on campus in the Fall semester Mondays from 5:30-7:00 pm. This program is an excellent opportunity for economics majors to gain practical experience producing market research valued by businesses. Students stay on campus but still engage in research activities that they might do as an intern or an entry level employee working on site at a consulting firm. The research produced could hypothetically help investors decide if they want to pursue activity in a specific segment of the business services market. A sample syllabus for this course is available here.

Entry into the program is competitive; only a maximum of 16 students will be selected to participate in Fall 2018. Students must meet the minimum qualifications and apply to be selected for this research course.

Minimum qualifications include:
  • Junior or Senior ECON major 
  • UMD Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 
  • Successful completion of Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON305 or ECON325) AND Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON306 or ECON326) 
  • Coursework or other experience using Excel, Access, or similar software 
  • Sign a release allowing the Department to share your academic transcript and application with Kaulkin Ginsberg 
  • Grant Kaulkin Ginsberg a nonexclusive, fully paid, irrevocable right and license to use the results of your group work for internal purposes.

The application for ECON488K is available here. If you are interested in applying, follow the instructions and submit all required application materials. Completed applications may be submitted in person to the ECON Advising Office (3108 TYD) or by email to

**ECON488K may be used for 2 credits of the Experiential Learning requirement (BA students only) or as 2 credits of electives (BS students). BA students should meet with an ECON advisor to discuss options for completing the final 1 credit for this area.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Research Assistant-Economics Policy Studies, AEI

AEI is seeking a full-time research assistant to work with senior economists. AEI economists study a wide variety of economic policy issues related to the U.S. economy, tax policy, international finance, political economy, energy and the environment, financial services, technology and innovation, and healthcare.  

Responsibilities include research support in the form of data management, retrieval, and analysis; editing and contributing to scholarly papers, articles, op-eds, and books; creating and formatting charts, graphic displays, and tables; and writing literature reviews and background reports using national and international publications.

Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in economics and public policy as well as experience with economic methodologies, acquiring data from official sources, analyzing large data sets, and knowledge of statistical programs—preferably STATA. A strong math/statistics background is required, and coursework in linear algebra, multi-variable calculus, and econometrics is strongly preferred.

AEI offers a stimulating and harmonious work environment and excellent benefits. Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, unofficial academic transcripts, and 500 word writing sample with their online application.

Apply here.

Summer Analyst Internship, Cognosante

Cognosante is a leading provide of healthcare consulting, technology solutions, and business process outsourcing services. We believe that together, we can transform the American healthcare system. We provide our clients with meaningful insights, increased performance and greater integration across programs, systems, and populations. We are seeking smart, energetic and ambitious college students to join our growing organization this summer. During this internship program, you will gain experience and exposure to Cognosante’s key projects and processes. You will focus on learning how our organization runs and can be expected to gain valuable insight that can further their interest in your chosen career field. This ten-week paid internship will be in our Falls Church, VA office.

This role may perform a variety of activities in support of functional areas such as finance, technology, business intelligence analysis or marketing

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Finance, Marketing, Business Administration Technology Computer Science, Economics or related majors
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited four-year university
  • Minimum of 60+ credits earned by May 2018
* Must be a U.S. citizen and be able to pass a standard background check and Drug Screen*

Additional Qualifications:
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is a must (Work, Excel, Visio)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-directed and able to work without supervision
  • Energetic and eager to tackle new projects and ideas
For full information about the open positions, responsibilities, and to apply visit the Cognosante website.

Summer Internships with the Institute for Women's Policy Research

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), located in Washington, D.C., conducts and communicates research to inspire public dialogue, shape policy, and improve the lives and opportunities of women of diverse backgrounds, circumstances, and experiences. Throughout the internship program, our interns will learn about the fundamentals of the non-profit sector, grow in their professional development, and gain insight into policy research on various intersectional issues that impact women’s economic justice. IWPR interns work closely with staff and assist in a number of activities—including providing research, outreach, and administrative support—to help further IWPR’s mission and goals.

During the 2018 summer program, IWPR will offer internships in three areas: Research, Communications and Marketing, and Office Operations. Internships typically last from May to August.

While the internship will be an opportunity for professional development, applicants should consider the following general requirements:
  • A passion for women’s issues and economic justice
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Good computer skills
  • Prior office experience is desirable, as interns are responsible for a minimal amount of general office work (e.g. answering phones, photocopying, filing, and maintaining the library)
  • A “can do” attitude with a willingness to work on new issue areas you may not be familiar with
For full details about IWPR's internships and to apply please visit their website.

Friday, April 13, 2018

UN ECLAC Summer and Fall Internship Program

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC\CEPAL) is currently accepting applications for our Summer and Fall Internship Program.

ECLAC is one of the five regional commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 with the purpose of contributing to the region's economic and social development. Its mission includes supporting the design, monitoring and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities.

For detailed information and to apply visit the career homepage of the United Nations and search for internships duty station Washington:

Measuring Success Seeking Full-time Analyst

Measuring Success seeks a talented Analyst to join our team. Our specialization in management consulting and data analysis for socially responsible organizations makes this a unique opportunity for the analytical mind looking to put their expertise to work in an energetic and committed environment. We are seeking an individual who will build strong client relationships, enjoys business development across numerous smaller clients, has a commitment to thoughtful quantitative analysis, and is able to easily adapt to new situations.

The Analyst is expected to have the following background:
  • Mastery of MS Excel, Database programs, PowerPoint, and Web enterprise software
  • Strong command of BI tools like Tableau
  • Experience with statistical tools like SAS or R is a plus
  • Be a resourceful, creative problem-solver
  • Experience presenting to clients, guiding clients through projects, explaining results of analyses
  • Strong orientation toward detail and ability to work well under tight deadlines
  • Undergraduate degree with quantitative emphasis such as business, economics, statistics, applied mathematics, or related discipline

Measuring Success Summer 2018 Internship

Measuring Success is a growing data analytics firm dedicated to helping mission driven
organizations enhance their effectiveness. We help non-profits shift from anecdotal to datadriven
decision making through a combination of quantitative tools, analytics,
benchmarking, and consultation training.

Intern Position
Measuring Success seeks a talented intern to join our team. Our specialization in
management consulting and data analysis for socially responsible organizations makes this
a unique opportunity for the analytical mind looking to put their expertise to work in an
energetic and committed environment, as well as learn cutting edge techniques for applying
analytics to aid non-profits.

We are looking for an intern interested and willing to take on a variety of roles – from data
management to data analysis to marketing and project support.
Some of the specific activities include:

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Data Analysis & Research Internship, Freedom House

The intern will assist the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist with database management, background research, and basic analysis for the Emergency Assistance Program. She/he will have the opportunity to gain experience in data management, monitoring and evaluation, and Freedom House methodology. This position is based in Washington, DC and reports to the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist for Emergency Assistance Programs.

Some Duties and Responsibilities
  • Survey data management (database maintenance, data cleaning, data entry) 
  • Assistance with background research and follow-up with regional specialists and thematic experts regarding discrepancies 
  • Basic data analysis (descriptive analysis and data checks) 
  • Assist with other related projects as needed 
Freedom House promotes the spread of freedom and democracy around the world through research, advocacy, and programs that support frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net, and Nations in Transit. With 13 field offices and two U.S. offices, we support the right of every individual to be free.

Interested candidates should log on to Careers4Terps and search ID #172254

Career Center Workshops

Effectively Telling Your Story to an Employer Workshop 
Friday, April 13 | 12:00-1:00 p.m. | University Career Center, South Hornbake Library, 3rd floor 

Learn how to articulate your skills and experiences in ways employers are looking to hear. Students will learn the importance of using the "STAR" method in a behavioral based interview.

For More Information & to RSVP


Offer Negotiation Workshop
Monday, April 23 | 4:00-5:00 p.m. | University Career Center, South Hornbake Library, 3rd floor

Come learn about the importance of offer negotiation and effective ways to broach the offer negotiation conversations! Topics covered will include the importance of offer negotiation, guidelines for negotiation, what you can negotiate (it's not just salary!), and knowing your worth and understanding constraints.

For More Information & to RSVP

Considering Stanford University for Graduate/Professional Studies?

Learn about the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at Stanford University, the largest fully endowed graduate scholarship program in the world. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program develops a community of future global leaders to address complex challenges through collaboration and innovation.

Every year, up to 100 high-achieving future leaders from around the world will receive full funding to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford University, including the JD, MA, MBA, MD, MFA, MS, and PhD programs, as well as all joint- and dual-degrees.

Derrick Bolton, Dean of Knight-Hennessy Scholars Admissions at Stanford University, will meet with UMD students to discuss graduate study opportunities and the Knight-Hennessy program:

When: Tuesday, April 24, from 5 to 6 pm
Where: Edward St. John Learning & Teaching Center, Room 2208

Please register to attend here:

Knight-Hennessy Website:

Eligibility: Citizens of ALL countries are eligible to apply for Knight-Hennessy Scholarships. You are eligible to apply to Knight-Hennessy Scholars if you apply during your final year of study for your first/bachelor's degree or within four years of earning your first/bachelor’s degree.

Federal/Global Fellows Program

Want an internship in Washington, D.C.? Interested in global or domestic issues? Apply now to the Global Fellows or Federal Fellows Program! Earn Scholarship in Practice credit and a Fellows Program notation on your transcript!

Both programs combine a fall seminar course in an issue area with a spring internship in Washington D.C. Some of our concentrations include: Critical Regions and International Relations, Responses to Global Challenges, Energy and Environment, and Science Diplomacy. Past internship locations include: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, and Genetic Alliance. Year-round activities include trips to Capitol Hill and federal agencies, professional development workshops, and conversations with policymakers.

APPLY NOW!!! Application Link: Online Application

Second wave applications ​deadline April 27. Rolling admissions thereafter.​

For details regarding the application requirements, go to: and/or or contact our office: 2407 Marie Mount Hall, 301-314-0261.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Congressional Budget Office hiring Assistant Analyst

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is a small nonpartisan agency that provides economic and budgetary analysis to the Congress. CBO’s Tax Analysis Division is seeking an Assistant Analyst. The division’s responsibilities include making projections of tax revenues, analyzing tax data, developing economic and statistical forecasting models, responding to Congressional requests, estimating the revenue effects of some legislation, preparing Congressional testimony, and writing research reports about tax policy.

The analyst will be directly responsible for modeling and making projections of certain revenue sources, for estimating the effects of selected legislative proposals on revenues, for tracking revenue bills through the legislative process, for maintaining CBO’s databases related to federal revenues, and for providing research assistance and technical support to other analysts in the division. The analyst will also have extensive interactions with others in various legislative and executive branch agencies. Assistant Analysts typically pursue professional or graduate degrees in fields such as economics, public policy, and law following their two-to-three-year appointments at CBO.

Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in economics or a related field with significant quantitative coursework. Furthermore, they must have:
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Outstanding quantitative skills, including facility with Microsoft Excel and other statistical software packages or programming languages;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • The ability to work well with senior staff, work independently, and meet deadlines; and
  • An interest in the Congressional budget process.
This position is only for candidates who have or are obtaining a bachelor’s degree; it is not for those who have or are obtaining a master’s degree.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Apply to Serve as a BSOS Ambassador in Fall 2018!

Represent BSOS at Campus-Wide Events & Help Recruit Incoming Freshmen

The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences would like you to become involved in our college while earning two (2) elective credits (via a seminar course). The course meets once a week on Thursdays from 4-4:50pm, so make sure your schedule allows! The skills you gain through this experience will make you more marketable to employers as well as graduate programs. This opportunity provides excellent leadership, public speaking, and teaching experience, as well as networking opportunities with faculty, staff, alumni, university administrators, and prospective students.

Click here for more information about BSOS Ambassadors. Follow @BSOSumd on Instagram to learn more about Ambassador-related activities & click here to meet current BSOS Ambassadors!

Fall 2018 BSOS Ambassador Application - Apply here!
Priority Deadline: May 1, 2018 

Please email course instructor Margo Shear at with any questions. Candidates selected to move forward will be contacted for an interview before the end of spring semester. Good luck!

Non-Profit Career Panel

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The Global Poverty Student Advisory Board is pleased to announce an exciting upcoming event for undergraduate students: the 2nd Annual Non-Profit Career Panel. This event will enable students to meet with leaders representing various non-profit organizations in the DC area. 


Thursday, April 5, 2018

Summer Internship with Kaulkin Ginsberg APPLY ASAP!

Kaulkin Ginsberg is seeking motivated, dependable, and independent undergraduate economic majors to work as market research interns with our close-knit team. As part of this opportunity, interns would research, retrieve, and analyze various economic, qualitative, and industry-specific data in order to construct in-depth market research reports for our target audience. Additionally, interns would have the chance to improve upon their statistical analysis, Excel, writing, and attention-to-detail skills throughout the three-month internship, with an opportunity to gain some exposure to financial training. To learn more about Kaulkin Ginsberg, please visit

To apply, please visit Careers4Terps. The application deadline is Friday, April 13. 

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond - Research Associate position

The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is looking for highly motivated recent graduates to assist economists with policy-oriented and academic research starting in the summer of 2018.
They are looking for students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and perspectives. They mentor Research Associates (RAs), and provide them with many opportunities to learn, in their daily work interactions with economists and other RAs, as well as attending seminars and lectures, and giving presentations in RA-led study groups.

The RA pool supports multiple economists with their academic research on wide-ranging topics (including general equilibrium macroeconomic models, time-series econometrics, labor economics, financial economics, contract theory, public and health economics, industrial organization, or regional economics). Responsibilities include writing computer code to solve dynamic economic models and to analyze time-series and panel data. RAs also use these tools to assist in the preparation of policy briefings. The position is an excellent opportunity for students interested in pursuing graduate studies in economics.

How to Apply:
Applicants should submit three documents (1) a resume (CV), (2) college transcripts (unofficial copies are okay at this time), and (3) a cover letter stating why they are a good match to the job, how they became interested in research, and how the RA experience will fit into their future careers. All required documents should be uploaded as attachments to the electronic submission. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Please apply online using - Research Associate-253429 located in Richmond, VA

***The hiring range is $47,700 - $59,600, annually.
***Candidates subject to special background check procedures.

Special Considerations:
• Please review the FRB Employee Code of Conduct to ensure there are no major issues related to your previous employment and current financial interests (The Code is available on the About Us, Careers webpage at; the relevant sections are 5.3 and Appendix B, Parts I, II and III).
• Candidates must be U.S. citizens or Green Card holders, since sponsorship or practical training extensions are not available for this position.

We are seeking for candidates with a Bachelor’s degree, with extensive coursework in economics (preferred), mathematics (required), and statistics. Applicants with a GPA or 3.0 or higher will be given priority. Experience with computer programming and statistical analysis software packages (such as Matlab, C, Fortran, Gauss, Stata and R) is highly valued. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Evidence of interest in research in the form of previous work experience as a research assistant, or completion of a senior thesis, is a plus.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Intelligence Analyst, Madison Associates Inc.

Madison Associates Inc. (MAI) is seeking qualified candidates for an Intelligence Analyst positions in the Washington D.C. area. The post of duty for this position is anticipated to be located in Northern Virginia. The position will be a contract position with an annual rate of pay depending on experience and qualifications.

Madison Associates is a law enforcement consulting firm which provides technical advice and assistance to governments, enforcement agencies, and private companies in the areas of forensic accounting, financial crime, money laundering, corruption, asset forfeiture and business monitoring.

As an Intelligence Analyst, the selected candidate will be responsible for conducting research through access to on-line commercial and government databases, analysis of the results obtained, and preparing written and oral reports explaining the results.

All interested candidates should email their resume to Howard Karsh at or call him at 954-803-3965. A selection needs to be made in the immediate future so interested candidates are advised to express their interest as soon as possible

This posting can be viewed in Careers4Terps by searching the ID number: 171924

Paid Data Science Internship, Hazel Analytics

Hazel Analytics is a fast-growing technology startup founded in 2014. We pair the largest food safety inspection database with powerful analytics tools and solutions for Fortune 500s and leading organizations in the restaurant, financial services, government, and education industries.

Our Food Safety Insights (FSI) and other analytics products transform diffuse and disparate local health department data into actionable intelligence using our proprietary Hazel Score methodology. Hazel Analytics is also the proud recipient of Jack in the Box's 2016 Food Safety Innovation Award.

We are seeking to hire a Maryland-based team member on a part-time basis to expand our data science team and to help with specific strategic projects. Work location is flexible, but should available for meeting on the UMD campus about 2-4 times per month for a couple of hours at a time.

  • Advanced proficiency in R, Stata, Python, or similar statistical package.
  • Some training in statistics and/or econometrics.
  • Experience in creating creative and intuitive data visualizations.
  • Effective verbal/written communication skills.
  • Experience and comfort with big and messy (unstructured) data sets.
  • Experience with textual analysis tools (NLP familiarity highly preferable). 
Interested candidates should log on to Careers4Terps and search posting ID #172243

Summer Policy & Advocacy Internship, Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps works in fragile and conflict-affected countries, often where communities are recovering from disaster, conflict, or economic collapse. With programs in more than 40 countries, and an annual budget of more than $400 million, Mercy Corps is one of the largest relief and development NGOs in the US.

The intern(s) will support and participate in the work of the Policy and Advocacy team. Areas of focus may include:
  • Response to humanitarian crises in Syria, Central African Republic and South Sudan
  • Support the team’s strategic analysis and advance agency priorities with Congress and the Administration
  • Improving aid effectiveness in fragile environments, including limiting the securitization of US foreign aid
  • Promoting effective food security policies and food aid reform, including implementation of the Global Food Security Act and USAID’s resilience agenda
  • Defending foreign aid budgets in an era of fiscal austerity
  • Country/region-specific priorities (e.g. Syria, Iraq, the Lake Chad Basin) or other policy team or agency priorities, such as engaging with Mercy Corps’ global team

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Wall Street Prep Series

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Part 1: Navigating the Intern Role
April 5 | 6-7:30pm | 1511 VMH
**Learn how to navigate the office environment, find mentors, work in teams, find work/life balance, manage your time, and ultimately secure that full-time offer!

Part 2: Mastering Technical Skills
April 25 | 6-7:30pm | 1511 VMH
**Learn the major technical requirements of most internships, and learn tools to improve your technical skills.

For more information and to RSVP visit:

Monday, April 2, 2018

Bright Futures Scholarship

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The Bright Futures Initiative awards students with need-based scholarships ranging from $250-$1,250 to help offset expenses incurred during unpaid internships with non-profit organizations and government agencies.

Apply for the Bright Futures Scholarship from April 2nd - April 23rd!