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Current Vacancies

Round 1 of the 2015 Government Economic Service (GES) economist fast stream scheme will open on 1 September 2014. To apply for a Fast Stream Assistant Economist post, candidates should already have, or hope to obtain in 2015, a first or upper second class honours degree in economics, or a postgraduate degree in economics. At least 50% of the course modules must be in economics. They must have studied both macro and microeconomics to qualify. See details below.

UN Young Professionals Programme in Economic Affairs.
The 2014 YPP is now open for those interested in an international career as an Associate Economic Affairs Officer. Deadline 20 August 2014. See details below.

International Monetary Fund Economists Program. Next IMF EP application round opens September 2, 2014. Details below.

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.

Round 1 of the 2015 Government Economic Service (GES) economist fast stream scheme will open on 1 September 2014
To apply for a Fast Stream Assistant Economist post, candidates should already have, or hope to obtain in 2015, a first or upper second class honours degree in economics, or a postgraduate degree in economics. At least 50% of the course modules must be in economics. They must have studied both macro and microeconomics to qualify. More details 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.

As an Economist on the IMF’s EP, you can expect to:
Immediately apply your academic studies to current, real-life policy work that impacts our 188 member countries.
Perform a combination of analytical, research and operational work.
Undertake varied assignments and work on different countries and regions.
Work in an intellectually, challenging and diverse environment, alongside some of the world’s best macroeconomists.
Receive world-class benefits and working conditions.

Next IMF EP application round opens September 2, 2014. 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.

United Nations Economic Affairs YPP: The young professionals programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative that brings new talent to the United Nations through an annual entrance examination. For young, high-calibre professionals across the globe, the examination is a platform for launching a career at the United Nations.
The 2014 YPP is now open for those interested in an international career as an Associate Economic Affairs Officer. Deadline 20 August 2014.
To apply to take the 2014 examination (in Dec 2014) you must:
Hold at least a first-level university degree?
Be 32 or younger by the end of this year?
Speak either English and/or French fluently
Be a member of a participating country.
Further details of the UN YPP here.

Other Job resources:

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 www.academickeys.com
ConferUp.com is a worldwide directory of Economics researchers where you can browse Economics conferences and jobs. http://conferup.com/
EconJobMarket
EconJobMarket is the official job-market site of the EEA.www.econjobmarket.org
Econ-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.  www.econ-jobs.com
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 experience.EconomistJobs.com
Economics Research Network
: The Economics Research Network, part of SSRN, hosts the Professional Job Openings site.www.ssrn.com/update/ern/ernjob/ern_job.html
GlobalAcademyJobs.com 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.ac.uk.
Jobs in science, research, academic and administrative employment in the UK & abroad.
www.jobs.ac.uk
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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