Economics Editorial Fellowship at the American Economic Association (Pittsburgh, PA)
The American Economic Association is pleased to announce the creation of the Economics Editorial Fellowship. We are looking for a candidate with demonstrated writing ability, an academic background in economics, and an interest in academic research appearing in top journals like the American Economic Review to serve as the first Economics Editorial Fellow beginning in the summer of 2017.
Your job is to take highly technical academic research articles and summarize them for non-economists, drawing connections to both current events and trends in the economics profession. You will use relevant data to create static and interactive visualizations that will help build audience interest. You will also help promote recent studies on the AEA’s twitter feed by relating them to coverage in the popular press.
This is a full-time position with competitive salary and excellent benefits with an approximate start date of June 1, 2017. The position is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, although the option to work remotely is a possibility based on candidate’s skills and background.
Interested candidates should submit the following through the AEA’s JOE Network, OR to Tim Hyde at firstname.lastname@example.org under the subject line “AEA Economics Editorial Fellowship”: Brief cover letter explaining your interest in the job, Resume or CV, Writing sample from past work (please limit to 5 pages, the more topical the better), Portfolio of data visualizations you have created (optional)
Detailed job posting: AEA Fellowship Job Description
Boston Consulting Group ASPIRE M.E. Program
The Boston Consulting Group in the Middle East is excited to announce the second edition of its ASPIRE M.E. program – an annual event in the US for bright, talented and motivated Arabic speaking students looking to create lasting impact in the GCC region.
If you have advanced or native level proficiency in Arabic, are eager to explore a career in consulting in the Middle East, and are currently either a sophomore / junior in an undergraduate program, or a first year student in a graduate program in the US – then THIS is the ideal program for you.
Through a series of immersive presentations, round-table discussions and case simulations we will give you a real flavor of what it's like to be a consultant driving change in the region. Our team of senior consultants and managers from our Middle East offices will be on-hand to give you insights into our company, our culture, our people and the transformational and cutting edge client work that we do.
This year's edition of the ASPIRE M.E. program will be held on April 22-23 in Boston - the traditional home of BCG - and as your hosts, we will bear the costs associated with your travel and stay during the event. To be considered, please sign up and submit your CV and cover letter by Thursday, March 30th. Sign Up Here
We will be in touch shortly thereafter to confirm if you have been successful in securing a place at the event.
We look forward to receiving your applications.
The BCG Middle East Recruiting Team
For more information about the ASPIRE ME program, please reach out to Monica in the ME Recruiting team via the following email address: email@example.com
The power of economics, said Greg Duffy ’15, is that the intangible becomes tangible. Duffy, who majored in economics and sang in an a capella group at Notre Dame, now uses that power to help connect artists with new audiences as a research analyst at the music-streaming service Pandora.