Overview

Our firm is seeking a Research Assistant who will support our work in the following ways:

  • Collect, clean, analyze, and interpret economic data
  • Research various economic, fiscal, and legal issues
  • Draft, proof, and edit reports, presentations, and visuals
  • Create and manipulate spreadsheets for purposes of economic and fiscal modeling
  • Conduct multivariate analyses, particularly regression analyses, as part of the statistical and econometric aspects of the client work

Qualifications

  • Self-starter, internally motivated
  • Thrives in collaborative, project-oriented settings with small groups of professionals
  • Familiarity with settings involving complex problem-solving
  • Analytical perspective
  • Working towards or having completed a Masters in Economics or Public Policy, or equivalent experience
  • Strong writing and proofing skills
  • Familiarity with the Philadelphia region and its economic and fiscal issues
  • Competence in interpreting municipal legal codes, such as zoning ordinances
  • Technical research experience: identifying sources, collecting and interpreting data
  • Competence in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel
  • Basic working knowledge in R, Python or GIS is a plus
  • Familiarity with spreadsheet modeling, fiscal and cost/benefit analysis and/or regression analysis a plus

Benefits of Internship

  • A project-based and team-oriented work culture
  • Exposure to many of the important economic and policy issues facing the Philadelphia region
  • The opportunity to learn from the experience and expertise of the partners and consultants
  • Strong organizational connection to local universities and colleges

Particulars of Employment

  • Work hours: 9 AM to 5 PM with a one-hour lunch
  • Dress: Business casual allowed, except when meeting with clients, business professional required

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to employment@econsultsolutions.com

To apply for this job email your details to employment@econsultsolutions.com