The Industrial Relations Section is once again looking for someone to hire as a full-time data analyst (i.e., research assistant) and we thought you might know a student who would be a good fit. It would be a great job for a recent BA who wants to work for a while before going to graduate school in economics. Obviously, the position would be best suited for someone with interests in education, labor, or public economics, although that is not a job requirement. If they are interested in applying, tell them to go to the link: https://jobs.princeton.edu and search for the requisition number 1300750.
Student Career Employment Program Student Temporary Employment Program (Summer 2014) INTRODUCTION: The Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), located in Arlington, Virginia is considering students for the Student Career Employment Program and the Student Temporary Employment Program (Summer 2014). SIGAR is looking for energetic, enthusiastic, and exceptional students who are interested in learning about working for the Federal Government and supporting SIGAR’s efforts. To learn more about SIGAR, visit our website at www.sigar.mil. WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: U. S. Citizens who are currently enrolled, will be continuing their education after May 2014, or are accepted for enrollment as a degree seeking student. Students must also be taking at least a half-time academic, technical, or vocational course load in an accredited high school, technical, vocational, 2 or 4 year college or university, graduate or professional school. See website at www.sigar.mil/careers/ for more information.
The National Retail Federation (NRF) is the world’s largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. Retail is the nation’s largest private sector employer, supporting one in four U.S. jobs – 42 million working Americans. Contributing $2.5 trillion to annual GDP, retail is a daily barometer for the nation’s economy. NRF’s This is Retail campaign highlights the industry’s opportunities for life-long careers, how retailers strengthen communities, and the critical role that retail plays in driving innovation. www.nrf.com.
Chair of the Department of Economics at Weatherhead School of Management Case Western Reserve University Dr. Robin Dubin discusses her research on unique ways to get rid of urban blight.
Professor Jeffrey Wolcowitz, Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Adjunct Professor of Economics had his paper "Linking the Substitution and Output Effects of Production to Profit Maximization in the Intermediate Microeconomics Course" published in the "Business Education & Accreditation" Journal, Volume 6, Number 1, 2014.
Professor Roman Sheremeta presented the paper "Principal-Agent Settings with Random Shocks" at the AEA meetings in Philadelphia, January, 2014.
The mission of the Department of Commerce (DOC) Internship Program is to engage and empower developing leaders with a passion for public service. The program will expose students to opportunities in the Federal Government and the potential to find passion in a career in public service. Interns will gain unique experience though their placement in one of several DOC offices. The DOC Internship Program accepts applications on a rolling basis. This is an unpaid opportunity. Candidates must be available for the duration of the program to be considered for placement. Applicants must demonstrate a strong interest in public policy, governmental affairs, public affairs, business and/or community engagement. To apply for an internship, send your resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please. You will be contacted only if you are a candidate for an internship.