JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

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Economic Research
Dissertation Intern

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111462166
Date Posted: 02/01/2019
Date Inactive: 02/22/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Dissertation Intern
Section: Other Nonacademic (Temporary, Part-Time, Non-Salaried, Consulting, Etc.)
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
G -- Financial Economics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City offers a paid internship to a Ph.D. candidate at the stage of writing a dissertation in the field of macroeconomics, monetary economics, international macroeconomics, labor economics, finance, banking, or payments systems. The intern will have the opportunity to interact with professionals in a stimulating research environment and attend the Department’s invited seminar series. Students conducting computationally intensive research will find particularly attractive the availability of high-performance computer facilities.

The internship will take place between June and September, 2019, for 8-10 weeks (dates are flexible). The intern will receive a stipend of $35 per hour and paid domestic airfare for one round trip between his/her principal residence and Kansas City. The intern will pay his or her own living expenses. The Department will provide office space, a computer, and technical support. The intern is expected to give a seminar on his/her dissertation topic at the beginning of their visit and a second seminar near the end to highlight progress made.

Applications are open to Ph.D. candidates from all Ph.D.-granting colleges and universities. Applicants must have already passed their qualifying examinations and be at the dissertation stage of their program.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Dissertation Proposal
  • Research Papers
  • CV
Application deadline: 02/22/2019
  • Application Deadline Has Passed