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Looking for an entry level job or internship in economics? Here's an overview of how to approach the search and a list of companies that might have entry level and internship opportunities that will interest you.

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Do you like economics? You can turn your interest in economics into a career. There are a lot of options out there in many industries.

The government is one opportunity, and for good reason: government agencies working with taxes, international trade, and even agriculture work with economic principles. You can use your interest in economics in many federal and state government agencies.

You can also work in the private sector. The business world is a popular one, particularly working in finance or banking. You can also work as an economic consultant.

You need a bachelor’s degree for almost all positions involving economics. If you’re also interested in math or computer science, you can create even more opportunities.


Companies with Entry Level Jobs and Internships in Economics


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Doorways to Dreams Fund - D2D Fund is an Allston, MA non-profit that is using innovative ideas to "increase the financial security and opportunity of low- and moderate-income households."

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No current job openings.



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TrueCar - TrueCar is a Santa Monica, CA based company that offers “hassle-free car-buying experience from a nationwide network of certified dealers.”

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Social Impact - Social Impact is an Arlington, VA based management consulting firm that aims “to make international development more effective in improving people’s lives.”

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VP, EngineeringPalo Alto, CA
Digital StrategistNew York, NY
PR/Digital Marketing InternSan Jose, CA
Product Manager - WebSan Francisco, CA
Mobile Product ManagerSan Francisco, CA
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World Economic Forum - The World Economic Forum is an international non-profit that builds dialogue on the world's most pressing issues, and they're hiring.

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Qcue - Qcue is an Austin, TX based company that helps teams maximize profits by dynamically pricing their tickets, and they have job openings.

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No current job openings.

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QA Automation EngineerNew York, NY
Marketing AssistantNew York, NY
InternNew York, NY
Administrative AssistantNew York, NY
Editorial AssistantNew York, NY
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The Urban Institute - What I really like about The Urban Institute is that they are tirelessly focused on finding the facts, not promoting political opinions. It's about the research

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Ceteris - For most new grads, grasping exactly what Ceteris does is pretty hard. The best way to get a feel for them is to take a look at examples of their work.

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No current job openings.

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Intrade - Intrade doesn’t have job postings, but their Jobs page says that they are “always interested in meeting talented people with an interest in prediction markets.”

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Roubini Global Economics - While heavily focused on Economics, Roubini Global Economics is also pretty focused on being a web media company, and they're hiring.

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No current job openings.


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Federal Reserve Board - Based in Washington, D.C., the Federal Reserve Board oversees the 12 District Reserve Banks and would be a great if you'd like a career in the financial sector.

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