Careers in Economics


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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Economics Careers

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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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Bipartisan Policy Center - The Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, DC based non-profit that encourages the two parties to work together on important issues.

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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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Group of Fifty - The Group of Fifty is a DC based non-profit made up of select “business leaders who head some of the most significant and forward-looking enterprises in Latin America."

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Packaging EngineerChippewa Falls, WI
LPN Hopsice HomeIdaho Falls, ID
Multicraft TechnicianMarble Hill, GA
Research AssociateLos Angeles, CA
Global Brand Partner, AutosNew York, NY
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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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Dealer DevelopmentAustin, TX
ALGSanta Monica, CA
LegalSanta Monica, CA
ProductSan Francisco, CA
Vehicle Purchasing AgentBeaverton, OR
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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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UI/JavaScript EngineerSan Francisco, CA
Sr. Java DeveloperSan Francisco, CA
Digital Marketing AnalystMinneapolis, MN
Intern - DevelopmentNew York, NY
Research Assistant, BDCWashington, DC
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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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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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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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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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