America's internship opportunities at the Institute for Economic Research (AIER) are among the unique career opportunities for undergraduate students considering career paths in economic research, academics, or the private sector.

This program provides students and recent graduates the opportunity to work closely with staff on projects related to their interests and AIER's mission, including academic research, policy analysis, editorial writing, as well as opportunities in other departments.

Our interns have leveraged their experiences to launch their career paths at organizations such as the World Bank, Institute for Justice, Deloitte, Morgan Stanley, IBM, and many other research institutes and companies around the world. A large number of our former trainees are now working as academics and researchers at respected universities across the country.

Research

At AIER, scientific research is at the core of the internship program. Interns have the opportunity to participate in research projects addressing vital economic issues. Interns collect data, perform statistical analyses, and write research articles in collaboration with AIER scientists. This experience enables trainees to develop their research skills and apply them in a professional environment, preparing them for a bright future in academia or in the financial markets.

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Training curriculum in America

The internship study program at AIER includes a wide range of educational activities. These activities include workshops, expert-led reading sessions, and group discussions on complex economic topics. This curriculum aims to develop trainees' deep understanding of current economic issues, and provide them with the necessary tools for critical analysis and innovation in the economic field.

Workshops are an essential part of the AIER internship experience. These workshops provide trainees with the opportunity to learn directly from experts and participate in interactive discussions. The workshops address topics as diverse as financial markets, monetary policy, political economy, and economic freedom. These workshops contribute to deepening the trainees’ understanding and broadening their professional horizons.

Advantages of training in America

AIER interns receive financial compensation for their efforts and contributions to various projects. This compensation is part of the Institute's commitment to recognize hard work and encourage talented young people to participate in training programs.

  • Financing travel costs.
  • Free accommodation.
  • Study visa.
  • A monthly stipend to cover living expenses.

Training dates in America

  • Spring 2024: from February 5 to April 26
  • Summer 2024: from May 27 to August 10.
  • Fall 2024: August 26 to November 15.

Specializations in AIER's internship programs

The American Institute of Economic Research (AIER) offers a wide range of specializations within its internship programs, aiming to meet the interests and needs of students and recent graduates in various economic and academic fields. These specializations include:

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1. Economic research

This major focuses on conducting in-depth economic research on topics such as macroeconomics, microeconomics, economic development, and monetary and financial policies. Trainees learn how to collect and analyze economic data and use economic models to explain financial and social phenomena.

2. Public policy analysis

This specialization provides trainees with the opportunity to study and analyze public policies and their impact on the economy and society. Interns evaluate current government policies and suggest potential improvements based on research and economic evidence.

3. Editorial writing and economic journalism

This major focuses on developing writing and editing skills in the economic field. Trainees learn how to write opinion articles, economic reports, and academic articles in an effective and influential manner, in addition to improving their communication and publishing skills.

4. Statistical analysis and econometrics

This major is suitable for students interested in applying statistical and mathematical tools to the analysis of economic data. Trainees learn how to use statistical software and economic models to interpret data and draw conclusions.

5. Finance and financial markets

This major covers topics such as personal finance, financial markets, investments, and financial risk management. Trainees learn how to analyze financial markets and evaluate different financial assets.

6. Sustainable development and environmental economics

This specialization focuses on studying the relationship between the economy and the environment and how to achieve sustainable development. Trainees learn how to evaluate environmental policies and their impact on economic development and the environment.

7. Economic freedom and the economics of freedom

This specialization focuses on studying the concepts of economic freedom and its impact on economic growth and social development. Trainees learn how to assess levels of economic freedom in different countries and analyze their impact on economic performance.

8. Entrepreneurship and innovation

This specialization provides trainees with the opportunity to study innovation and entrepreneurship in an economic context. Trainees learn how to develop entrepreneurial ideas and evaluate the market potential of new projects.

These specializations aim to provide trainees with the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve excellence in their career paths, whether in academia or in the private sector. AIER offers a rich and diverse learning environment that enables trainees to make the most of their training period and achieve their career goals.