The IIF is seeking an outstanding and highly motivated graduate student to support its Economic Research department with a focus on China. Responsibilities include but are not limited to researching topics relate to current macroeconomic and financial developments in China, including issues like international capital flows, macroeconomic policies and political developments. The intern will also contribute to IIF economic publications, construct and update economic databases, analyze data, and monitor macroeconomic and financial developments. This is a part-time unpaid remote internship; however, it offers an excellent opportunity to enhance your knowledge, gain experience, and sharpen your research skills, and may qualify for academic credit. We request a minimum commitment of 16 to 20 hours per week. Scheduling is flexible.
A successful candidate would have a demonstrable interest or experience in China, excellent research and writing skills, and be able to manage a substantive research project independently. Master’s degree in in finance, economics, or statistics is preferred, but a comparable degree in a related discipline may be acceptable. Proficient with Microsoft Office 360 Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required. Previous knowledge and/or experience is an advantage. Strong quantitative skills are required, especially in Excel. Experience with data providers such as Bloomberg or Haver would be an advantage.
To receive full consideration for this internship, please submit a cover letter and resume when applying. For more information about the IIF, please refer to our website at https://www.iif.com.