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Economic, Financial, and Research Intern: Fall 2021

Location

Washington, DC or remote work from DC, MD, or VA

Castalia is seeking candidates for up to three internship positions for the Fall 2021 semester. The position will be remote and/or in Castalia’s Washington, DC office. The interns would be responsible for:

  • Conducting economic and financial research, analysis, and modelling;
  • Producing written and visual outputs to clearly and concisely communicate the results of the analysis and modelling to clients; and
  • Assisting with business development efforts.

The position is full-time or part-time, ideally at least 16 hours per week, and paid on a fortnightly basis. The daily rate is negotiated based on qualifications and experience. No benefits (paid holidays or paid leave, health insurance, etc.) apply. The internship start date is flexible (August or September 2021 preferred) and there is the possibility to extend or transition to a permanent position.

Who we’re looking for

Castalia is seeking candidates who are currently enrolled in a relevant graduate or undergraduate program (for example, international economics, finance, and policy) and expect to graduate in the next 18 months or have graduated in the last 12 months.

Required:

  • A strong grasp of microeconomics and/or finance
  • Excellent research and analytical skills, and an ability to apply theory to real problems
  • Native-level fluency in English
  • Excellent writing skills (in English), including the ability to synthesize complex issues clearly and concisely
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Professionalism and self-motivation, including an ability to:
    • Work well in cross-cultural environments
    • Work well in a team
    • Learn quickly and take initiative to teach oneself needed skills
    • Take initiative while working with limited supervision
    • Take professional ownership of the work being undertaken.

Preferred:

  • Professional working fluency in Spanish and/or Portuguese
  • Advanced Excel skills (logical formulas, lookups, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Experience building financial models (i.e. containing all three financial statements)
  • Relevant work experience in infrastructure, specifically related to public-private partnerships or urban utilities
  • Experience in consulting or working for a financial institution.

How to apply

If you’re interested in this position, please click the button below to fill out and submit your application form to us.

Only fully completed applications can be submitted. You will need the following information and documents ready:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Two professional references
  • Writing sample
  • Transcripts

Have a question?

Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

    How to apply

    To apply, please click the link in the notice to fill out and submit your application form.

    Note only fully completed applications can be submitted and you won’t be able to save your progress once you’ve started an application, so please have the following information and documents ready to share and upload:

    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Transcripts
    • Reference letters from an employer, advisor, or professor
    • Writing sample

    Applications close: 12 August 2021

    We expect to inform successful candidates by 30 August 2021 for a start date of 4 October 2021.

    Start date in September 2021 is also available.

    Have a question?

    Please let us know and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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      WASHINGTON, DC
      +1 (202) 466-6790
      1747 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1200
      United States of America

      SYDNEY
      +61 (2) 9231 6862
      Suite 19.01, Level 19, 227 Elizabeth Street
      Australia

      AUCKLAND
      +64 (4) 913 2800
      74D France Street, Newton South
      New Zealand

      WELLINGTON
      +64 (4) 913 2800
      Level 2, 88 The Terrace
      New Zealand

      PARIS
      +33 (1) 73 44 26 97
      6 Rue Duret
      France

      BOGOTÁ
      +57 (1) 508 5794
      Calle 81 #11-08, Piso 5, Oficina 5-127
      Colombia

      Thinking for a better world.

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      PROJECTS        NEWS        BLOG        CONTACT
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