Economic Research Intern



San Francisco, CA

Requirements & Responsibilities

• Intermediate or higher competency in R (or Python) • Prior experience in analytical or research role in an academic, consulting, think tank, government, or another environment that develops high-quality research skills • Progress towards a degree in economics, statistics, public policy, or quantitative social science • Excited about new challenges and willing to dive deep into the weeds of business and policy issues • Creative thinker with very strong writing and presentation skills - applications that don't demonstrate strong writing and presentation skills are not likely to be considered • Highly ambitious team player

About the Employer

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