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Current Vacancies and Opportunities

Please see our partners for the latest Jobs in Economics


Economic Researchers:  Office for National Statistics (ONS)

The ONS is looking for 30 Economic Researchers to play a key role in the growth of our economist community.

These posts will benefit from training and on-the-job experience to support postholders to sit the Government Economic Service Fast Stream and qualify for permanent status. These roles offer the opportunity to both become expert in your area of UK economic data, but also to develop a range of analytical skills which you can deploy in your future career. The ONS offers an opportunity to work with a wide range of stakeholders, and to manage your own workload. We are seeking self-starters who are confident in working with data and explaining the meaning of the analysis you undertake.
Application closing date: 3 April 2016.  For further information and on how to apply, please follow this Link.

Summer Internships for 2016

Health Economics Research Unit (HERU),
University of Aberdeen
Summer Internships for 2016 now launched

HERU will offer up to three summer internships in 2016 to economics students who are interested in learning how health economics research is done and how it can be applied to health policy. We intend to offer these placements to students who are considering a career in health economic research.

Internships give a taste of research work in HERU. Interns will work alongside researchers in HERU to learn about health economics research. Each internship will last for six weeks. Interns will undertake tasks such as assisting in the preparation and analysis of data, searching for and writing up the results of previous research on a topic and assisting in writing up the results of research conducted in HERU.

We welcome applications from students in their penultimate or last year of study for an undergraduate economics degree or a degree in a closely related subject. Suitable candidates will be selected on the basis of a short interview (UK travel expenses only will be refunded). Those applying should have a strong grasp of basic economic concepts. Overseas students may be appointed subject to being eligible to work in the UK. However no additional funds are provided to help with travel to the UK or subsistence.
Stipend @ £300 per week.

Closing date for applications: 25th March 2016

Interviews will be held on: 4th May 2016

For application procedures please visit our website

Current Links

Government Economic Service (GES)
The GES is the UK’s largest recruiter of economists, with over 1400 professionals in more than 30 Departments and Agencies. We are involved in all aspects of Government policy. Joining the GES as a Fast Stream Economist can give you a wide range of career options, and allows you to make a visible impact on life in the UK and beyond. Read more about working for the GES here.

International Monetary Fund Economist Program (EP).
The EP is an entry-level program for talented macroeconomists interested in pursuing a career in international economics and finance. It is a 3-year program specifically designed to enable participants to quickly gain operational experience and further develop macroeconomics expertise. EPs are given full professional responsibilities to carry out operations-related analysis, and to apply their studies and research to policy work that impacts the Fund's member countries.  Details here.

Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Economists

Have you got what it takes to explain economics to foreign policy makers? The FCO recruits economists who can apply their skills to policy issues in international macroeconomics, financial markets and trade and development.
FCO More details  Applying for Assistant Economist jobs.

Other Job resources:

EconJobMarket This is the official job-market site of the EEA, Econometric Society and RES.
Job Openings for Economists targeted to the comprehensive needs of all participants in the annual economics job market cycle.
JobsInAcademia is an international academic job board and recruitment resource designed to introduce academics to universities and research institutions worldwide in order to facilitate the hiring process for both sides.Jobseekers can browse and search for job ads without registering. It is also possible to upload CVs and receive personalised jobs by email free of charge. If you are an employer and want to advertise jobs, register in the ‘Employers’ section on the website; this is free as well. JobsInAcademia
AcademicKeys Higher education positions in Economics is a worldwide directory of Economics researchers where you can browse Economics conferences and jobs.
One of the best resources for graduating economists in the UK to find work. Listing jobs in academia, the private sector, government and international organizations.
Economist Jobs
Economist Jobs is a specialist site for jobs in economics and carries all the latest economics jobs across a range of sectors, locations and
Economics Research Network
: The Economics Research Network, part of SSRN, hosts the Professional Job Openings has been launched to help organisations across the world access global pools of talent for their recruitment needs. They specialise in vacancies in the academic and research sector, at every stage of the academic career path, from post doc and research positions, to lecturer jobs, professorial appointments and president/vice chancellor roles.Global Academy Jobs
Jobs in science, research, academic and administrative employment in the UK & abroad.
Inomics Popular site listing jobs in economics at all levels in the UK & Europe
QS Academic International Mobility Lists academic jobs in many countries and also provides authoritative information to university researchers and teachers considering relocating to new country.
The Gateway
 -  is an independent business and careers newspaper read by the most ambitious and business focused of today’s students providing no-nonsense advice on getting into a chosen career.
Graduate Recruitment Bureau
 - Graduate Job advice and all the graduate recruitment industry knowledge you need from recruitment professionals who understand the competitive nature of the graduate job market and graduate schemes.

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