American Institute for Economic Research Summer Fellowship Practicum Program

Introduces accomplished college students, post graduates and graduate students to the Institute’s mission, work, and research principles

AIER’s Summer Fellowship Practicum program introduces accomplished college students, post graduates and graduate students to the Institute’s mission, work, and research principles. Working closely with AIER research staff, summer fellows are immersed in the economic research process from “conception to completion”. The AIER Practicum enhances Fellows’ understanding of economic concepts, theories, and real world applications, and provide an opportunity to develop research, writing, and presentation skills.

Summer fellowship dates are from July 6 to August 21. Summer Fellows receive a stipend and are offered an opportunity to live on campus (must be at least 21 years of age).

Deadline Information

11:59 p.m. EST: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Eligibility Requirements

Graduate & senior college students majoring in economics, finance, business or related fields are encouraged to apply. Foreign nationals are welcome to apply if they are enrolled in a U.S. degree granting institution, have CPT or OPT, or have employment authorization in the United States.

Application Process

The application consists of the following:

  1. A current resume
  2. A writing sample
  3. A statement explaining why you would like to be a student fellow at AIER and whether you qualify to reside on campus
  4. An official transcript directly from your school or university
  5. Two letters of recommendation from teachers, college professors, or employers.