Fellowships, Internships, Scholarships, and Jobs for CDS Students
Fellowships, Internships, Scholarships, and Jobs for CDS Students
We would like to share information about careers, internships and fellowships that are within our network to our students. Check regularly for updated postings. Check out some of a few resources below.
If you plan on accepting an internship and would like Mason credit please email: email@example.com
Software Development and Economic Modeling Intern - Center for Federal Tax Policy
Tax Foundation seeks an intern to assist our federal policy team with the development and use of our Taxes and Growth (TAG) model, as well as other technical projects.
The Tax Foundation offices are located in downtown Washington, D.C., but this internship opportunity will be available on a remote basis due to the ongoing pandemic.
For additional details, go to: https://taxfoundation.org/careers/
Facebook Data Scientist, Analytics PhD Internship: Data Science Analytics PhD Internship
Govern For America Internship is searching for the next generation of public sector leaders to address our nation’s biggest challenges. We recruit, train, inspire, and empower recent graduates to dismantle systemic inequities, build more inclusive public systems, and create a more effective government. As a Fellow, you’ll work in government on strategic priorities and innovative projects and bring your skills to bear on the most pressing challenges facing our communities. Govern For America Fellows work at the intersection of policy and practice in a fast-moving environment where new challenges and experiences are the norm. Whether you’re combatting the COVID-19 pandemic, working to end mass incarceration, or expanding access to high-quality pre-K, government is where we see leadership in action. The GFA Fellowship is your opportunity to tackle one of the biggest challenges of our time. The deadline is December 21st, apply here!
GPS and Data Analyst Internship: https://zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/CCDC-DAC-2020-0004
CINA Center looking for GRA - Dataset Acquisition and Data Storage Server Management Position
Research Opportunities with the U.S. Department of Defense
Federal Tax Economist Position
Center for Federal Tax Policy
Tax Foundation’s Federal Team is looking for an economist to research and write about tax policy and its impacts on the federal budget and the economy. The primary focus will be the development and use of our Taxes and Growth model (TAG), a general equilibrium model used to simulate the effects of tax policies on the economy and on government revenues and budgets.
- Work with a team of economists and policy analysts to simulate the effects of tax policy changes using TAG, including conventional revenue estimation and macroeconomic modeling
- Research and develop new methods to build out TAG capabilities
- Research and write about tax policy and the economy, both in short form and longer form studies
- Communicate research findings to a variety of audiences, including academics, journalists, and policymakers
Qualifications and Skills
- PhD or equivalent training in economics with a focus on public finance, international economics, macroeconomics, or related area
- Strong analytical and modeling skills, e.g., general equilibrium modeling
- Good communication and writing skills
- Ability to work well within a team and on tight deadlines
- Experience researching and writing about public policy
- Experience working with and analyzing large datasets, e.g., from BEA and IRS
- Experience building large-scale models
- Experience with tax revenue estimation
- Programming skills, e.g., Python
Why Work at Tax Foundation?
At the Tax Foundation you can educate the public, elevate public discourse, and improve public policy, all while having fun! In addition, Tax Foundation offers a competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include HSA-based health coverage with employer contributions, a 401(k) retirement plan with 100% match on first 5%, and we cover 100% of the premiums for dental and vision coverage and life/AD&D/LTD insurance. We offer 12 paid holidays and 15 vacation days per year and generous sick leave, plus our office is closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day. We also offer casual and early-release Fridays.
Submit cover letter and résumé at this link. The position is open until filled. The Tax Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V
George Mason University Virtual Career Fair:
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Summer Research Fellowship Application Deadline: Friday, January 29, 2021
The Summer Research Fellowships application deadlineis Friday, January 29, 2021. These fellowships provide financial support to graduate students during the summer term, allowing them to devote significant time to their dissertation or thesis research. The award fosters greater professional productivity and assists in timely degree completion. The application portal can be found here.
Caltech is now accepting applications for our WAVE Fellows undergraduate research program.
The WAVE Fellows program provides support for undergraduate students, who are underrepresented in STEM and intent on pursuing a Ph.D., to conduct a 10-week summer research project under the mentorship of Caltech faculty.
Research opportunities in biology, neuroscience, chemistry, chemical engineering, engineering and applied science, geology, environmental science, sustainability, astronomy, physics, nanotechnology, quantum sciences, humanities, social science, and more!
Research-specific information sessions scheduled throughout November.
Applications due January 9, 2021.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Emerging Leaders in Data Science Fellowship
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) would like to inform you of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Emerging Leaders in Data Science Fellowship. Please review the attached flyer and spread the word as the deadline to apply is February 12, 2021 11:59pmEST.
NIAID conducts and supports basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. For more than 60 years, NIAID research has led to new therapies, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and other technologies that have improved the health of millions of people in the United States and around the world. NIAID is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Why should I apply?
You will have the opportunity to network and explore federal career opportunities. The NIH Bethesda, Maryland campus is home to more than 1,000 laboratories where scientists are engaged in virtually every area of biomedical research, so expertise in almost any discipline is readily accessible. Inter-Institute interest groups promote interactions between senior scientists and NIH fellows in different disciplines.
For more information about NIAID visit: https://www.niaid.nih.gov/
What is the anticipated start date?
September 2021 - The exact start date will be determined between the mentor and applicant at time of selection. The initial appointment is for one year but may be renewed upon recommendation of NIAID contingent on the availability of funds.