Intern - Economics

Job ID: 1525855 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

The intern will be placed in a large economic team with 10+ full time economists and 3 other interns in the cohort.

A day in the life
Talk with business people to understand business context.
Brainstorm with peer economists.
Network with other economists and scientists on the team.

About the hiring group
The Amazon Economics Team is hiring Interns in Economics. We are looking for detail-oriented, organized, and responsible individuals who are eager to learn how to work with large and complicated data sets. Some knowledge of econometrics, as well as basic familiarity with Stata or R is necessary, and experience with SQL, UNIX, and Sawtooth would be a plus.


Job responsibilities
The Amazon Economics Team is hiring Interns in Economics. We are looking for detail-oriented, organized, and responsible individuals who are eager to learn how to work with large and complicated data sets. Some knowledge of econometrics, as well as basic familiarity with Stata or R is necessary, and experience with SQL, UNIX, and Sawtooth would be a plus.
These are full-time positions at 40 hours per week, with compensation being awarded on an hourly basis. You will learn how to build data sets and perform applied econometric analysis at Internet speed collaborating with economists, data scientists and MBAʼs. These skills will translate well into writing applied chapters in your dissertation and provide you with work experience that may help you with placement.
Roughly 50% of research assistants from previous cohorts have converted to full-time employment at Amazon.




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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· PhD student in Economics (enrolled in at least 3rd year and not currently on the job market)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Experience with causal estimation or time-series forecasting methods or empirical IO
· Familiarity with machine learning models
· Experience working with large data sets
· Knowledge of econometrics
· Familiarity with Stata/R/Python
· Attention to detail

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us