Intern - Economics

Job ID: 1728142 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

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, R, or Python is necessary. Experience with SQL, UNIX, Sawtooth, and Spark 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 85% of interns from previous cohorts have converted to full time economics employment at Amazon. If you are interested, please send your CV to our mailing list at econ-internship@amazon.com.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· PhD in Economics or closely related field
To be considered for an economist internship in 2022, applicants should be enrolled in at least the third year of their PhD program and not currently on the job market.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Experience with SQL
· Familiarity with UNIX
· Familiarity with Sawtooth
· Familiarity with Apache Spark
· Experience working with large data sets

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