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🚀 Internship

• Starts Jun 2

Graduate Intern – Economic Research

🚀 Summer Internship

New York

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  • The candidate must be a matriculated college student or recent college graduate with proficiency in statistical methods, strong policy analysis skills, working familiarity with statistical software, interest in city-level economics, and strong verbal communication and policy writing skills.
  • The candidate will be responsible for conducting economic research, analyzing data, updating forecasting models, and contributing to economic trend exploration for the Office of the Comptroller in New York City.
Applications are closed

Summer Internship

Research & Development, Banking & FinanceNew York

Description

  • The Bureau of Budget evaluates New York City’s fiscal, cash, and economic position by analyzing revenue collections, expenditures, the capital program, and the condition of the local economy. The Bureau uses its charter-mandated responsibilities to promote transparency and accountability in financial reporting and budgeting. In addition to reviewing and commenting on the City’s Financial Plan and issuing reports on the City’s cash balances and debt capacity, the Bureau oversees an independent actuarial audit to review the assumptions underlying the City’s pension contributions. The Bureau also conducts regular assessments of the City’s economic outlook and revenue performance and strives to lead the dialogue on the City’s fiscal state through reliable and thought-provoking economic and budget research.

Requirements

  • Matriculation at an accredited college. Employment is conditioned upon continuance as a student in college.
  • As of June of the Program year the prospective intern must be a student matriculated in a college or be a recent college graduate (winter/spring term of the Program year).
  • Preferred Skills:
  • Proficiency in statistical and econometric methods
  • Strong policy analysis skills, and the ability to synthesize multiple sources of qualitative and quantitative information
  • Working familiarity with statistical software (e.g. Stata, SAS, R)
  • Interest in economics, particularly at the city level
  • Strong verbal communication and policy writing skills

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development
Banking & Finance

Responsibilities

  • Producing both quantitative and qualitative analyses to further the Office of the Comptroller's economic and revenue forecasting capability.
  • Updating a forecasting model for several key indicators of the NYC economy and projecting the respective impact on a component of the City's tax revenue.
  • Contributing to in-depth exploration of economic trends in New York City as part of the Comptroller's monthly economic newsletter.

Details

Work type

Part time

Work mode

office

Start date

Jun 2, 2024

Application deadline

Feb 23, 2024

Location

New York